How pleasing is thy voice

How pleasing is thy voice

Author: Timothy Dwight
Published in 70 hymnals

Author: Timothy Dwight

Dwight, Timothy, D.D. This is the most important name in early American hymnology, as it is also one of the most illustrious in American literature and education. He was born at Northampton, Massachusetts, May 14, 1752, and graduated at Yale College, 1769; was a tutor there from 1771 to 1777. He then became for a short time a chaplain in the United States Army, but passed on in 1783 to Fairfield, Connecticut, where he held a pastorate, and taught in an Academy, till his appointment, in 1795, as President of Yale College. His works are well known, and need no enumeration. He died at New Haven, Jan. 11, 1817. In 1797 the General Association of Connecticut, being dissatisfied with Joel Barlow's 1785 revision of Watts, requested Dwight to do th… Go to person page >

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Author: Timothy Dwight

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A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #358

Cantica Laudis: or, the American Book of Church Music #d122

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d448

Evangelical Musick: or, The Sacred Minstrel and Sacred Harp United #d30

Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d108

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Hymns for Christian Melody #758

Jubilant Voices #d67

Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d71

Parish Psalmody #d308

Parish Psalmody #d316

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Plymouth Sabbath School Collection: or, Hymns and Tunes #27

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d59

Psalmista: or, Choir Melodies #d111

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #P65.6

Psalms of David, a New Edition #d4

Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d180

Sunday School Hymn Book #d159

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Sunday-School Hymns #234

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Sursum Corda: a book of praise #792

The American Tune Book (Carmina Sacra, enlarged) #d158

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1096

The Chapel Hymn Book (4th ed.) #d165

The Chapel Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d161

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The Child's Hymn Book #17

The Choral Friend #d30

The College Hymn and Tune Book #d54

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The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #978

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The Gospel Psalmist #901

The Harmoniad and Sacred Melodist #d53

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The Harp #917

The Modern Harp: or, Boston Sacred Melodist. #d107

The New Hymnal of Praise #d138

The Plymouth Hymnal #d194

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The Psalmody: a collection of hymns for public and social worship #946

The Psalms of David ... New ed. #d93

The Sanctus #d105

The Social Harp. Rev. #d158

The Social Harp: Comprising the Richest Variety of Spiritual Songs ... #d130

The Student Hymnary #d139

The Tabernacle #d124

The Victory #d147

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