The Compleat Psalmodist (Arnold, John)
London: A. Pearson, for the author, 1741.
Preface dated 1739.
London: Robert Brown, 1761.
London: G. Bigg, 1779.
|Work Title||The Compleat Psalmodist|
|Alternative Title||The Compleat Psalmodist: or the Organist's, Parish-Clerk's and Psalm-Singer's Companion ... The whole set in Score, for 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 Voices, with the Basses figured for the Organ; principally designed for the use of Country Choirs.|
Contents (from 7th edition):
I. A new and complete Introduction to Psalmody, and musical Dictionary.
II. 35 capital Anthems, composed of Solos, Fugues, and Chorusses, after the Cathedral Manner.
III. A complete Set of grave and solemn Psalm Tunes, both ancient and modern: containing near 100 different Tunes, properly adapted to the most sublime Portions of the Psalms, being proper for Parish-Clerks, and useful to country Congregations.
IV. A Set of Divine Hymns, suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England, with several excellent Canons of 3 and 4 Parts in 1.