|Genre Categories||Psalms; Religious works; Sacred hymns; Hymns; Canons; For 2 voices; For unaccompanied voices; Scores featuring the voice; For 3 voices; For 4 voices; English language|
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|Work Title||The Psalm-Singer’s Pocket Companion|
|Alternative. Title||The Psalm-Singer’s Pocket Companion. Containing Great Variety of the best English Psalm-Tunes, suited to the different Metres in the Scotch Version of the Psalms of David, set in Three and Four Parts; Likewise all the Tunes that are usually sung in most Parts of Scotland. With a plain and easy Introduction to Musick. By Thomas Moore, Author of the Psalm-Singer's Compleat Tutor and Divine Companion in Two Volumes, and Teacher of Church Musick in Glasgow. To which is added A Collection of Hymns, Suited to all the different Metres of the Tunes|
|Composer||Thomas Moore @church musician^|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||None [force assignment]|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Baroque|
Most of the Psalm tunes have 4-syllable sol-fa letters beneath at least one staff, and also many of the melodic leaps are numbered (to show that the interval is a 4th or 3rd etc.).