Divine Harmony (Henley, Phocion)

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Editor John Page (ca.1760-1812)
Engraver E. Riley
Publisher. Info. London: printed for and published by the editor, 1798.
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Editor John Page (ca.1760-1812)
Publisher. Info. London: H. L. Galabin, 1798.
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Work Title Divine Harmony
Alternative. Title Divine Harmony, being A Collection of Psalm & Hymn Tunes, in score, composed & adapted to suitable words by the late Revd. Phocion Henley, M.A. formerly Rector of St. Anne, Blackfriars, to which are added: Four Psalm Tunes, composed & adapted to proper Psalms, by the late Revd. Thos. Sharp, M.A. formerly Rector of St. Bartholomew the less, West Smithfield. Published (by Permission of their respective Families) by John Page, of St. Paul's Cathedral, the whole Arranged and Figured for the Organ, Harpsichord or Piano-Forte.
Divine Harmony: being a Collection of Psalm-Tunes, in Three, Four, and Five, Parts, composed by the late Rev. Phocion Henley, M.A. and the late Rev. Thomas Sharp, M.A.
Composer Henley, Phocion
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 28 pieces (all with optional continuo)
  1. Psalm XIX, NV - The heav'ns declare thy glory, Lord - 5 voices
  2. Psalm XXV, NV - To God in whom I trust - 4 voices
  3. Psalm CXVII, NV - With chearful notes let all the earth - 5 voices
  4. Psalm CXXXVII, versified by Phocion Henley - As pensive by the streams we sat - 5 voices
  5. Psalm XCV, NV - O come, loud anthems let us sing - 4 voices
  6. Psalm XIX, NV - My soul, inspired with sacred love - 4 voices
  7. Psalm C, NV - Joyful, O ye nations, sing - 5 voices
  8. Psalm XL, NV - I waited meekly for the Lord - 4 voices
  9. Psalm LXV, NV - For thee, O God, our constant praise - 4 voices
  10. Psalm CXXX, NV - From lowest depths of woe - 4 voices
  11. Psalm CIX, NV - O God, whose former mercies make - 4 voices
  12. Psalm CXXXIX, NV - Thou, Lord, by strictest search hast known - 4 voices
  13. Psalm CXIV, (Addison?) - When Israel, freed from Pharoah's hand - 4 voices
  14. Psalm CXXXVI, NV - To God, the mighty Lord - 4 voices
  15. Psalm CXII, NV - Ye saints and servants of the Lord - 4 voices
  16. Psalm XV, versified by Joseph Addison - When all thy mercies, O, my God - 5 voices
  17. Psalm XLIII, NV - Just judge of heav'n against my foes - 4 voices
  18. Hymn (Psalm XXIII), Joseph Addison - The Lord my pasture shall prepare - 4 voices
  19. Psalm LXIII - O God, my gracious God, to thee - 4 voices
  20. Psalm XLII - As pants the hart for cooling streams - 4 voices
  21. Benedicite, versified by James Merrick - Ye works of God, on him alone - 4 voices
  22. Hymn - Blest, who with gen'rous pity glows - 3 voices
  23. Hymn, by James Merrick - God of my life, whom tender care - 4 voices
  24. Hymn, by Joseph Addison - When rising from the bed of death - 4 voices
  25. Psalm C, NV - With one consent, let all the earth - 4 voices. Thomas Sharp
  26. Psalm XXXI, NV - Defend me, Lord, from shame - 4 voices. Thomas Sharp
  27. Hymn (Addison?) - The spacious firmament on high - 4 voices. Thomas Sharp
  28. Psalm XLVI, NV - God is our refuge in distress - 3 voices. Arranged from William Boyce
First Publication. 1798
Librettist see above
NV = New Version of the Psalms in Metre (Tate & Brady)
Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
James Merrick (1720-1769)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2-5 voices, continuo (figured bass for keyboard)

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3 tunes by Thomas Sharp (d.1772, vicar of St. Bartholomew the Less, London; father - or possibly a brother - of Granville Sharp), and 1 tune arranged from a William Boyce sonata.