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 Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #888

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

Cantica Laudis #d122

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Carmina Sacra #188a

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

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Church Psalmody #H690

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Church Psalmody #690

Evangelical Musick #d30

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Evangelical Musick #200

Familiar Hymns, Alphabetically Arranged. #d108

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Hymns for Christian Melody #758

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Hymns #934

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Hymns #934

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Hymns #898

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Hymns #934

Jubilant Voices #d67

Lyra Sacra Americana #d71

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #690

Melodies of the Church #d424

Parish Psalmody #d308

Parish Psalmody #d316

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Plymouth Sabbath School Collection #27

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

Psalmista #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

Supplement to Watts #d192

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Sursum Corda #792

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

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #1344

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The Baptist Psalmody #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

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The Choir #202

The Choral Friend #d30

The Christian Minstrel #d109

The Christian Minstrel #d130

The College Hymn and Tune Book #d54

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The Congregational Hymn Book #978

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The Gospel Psalmist #901

The Harmoniad and Sacred Melodist #d53

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The Harp #917

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The Heavenly Choir #35b

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The Key-Stone Collection of Church Music #164a

The Modern Harp #d107

The New Hymnal of Praise #d138

The Plymouth Hymnal #d194

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The Psalmist #1037

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The Psalmist #1037

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The Psalmody #946

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The Psalms and Hymns #P65c

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

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The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony #183

The Sanctus #d105

The Social Harp. Rev. #d158

The Social Harp #d130

The Student Hymnary #d139

The Tabernacle #d124

The Victory #d147

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