Composer: A. Williams
Published in 8 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: A. Williams

Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) was a singing teacher, music engraver, and clerk at the Scottish Church, London Wall. He published various church music collections, some intended for rural church choirs. Representative of his compilations are The Universal Psalmodist (1763)— published in the United States as The American Harmony (1769)—The Royal Harmony (1766), The New Universal Psalmodist (1770), and Psalmody in Miniature (1778). His Harmonia Coelestis (1775) included anthems by noted composers. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: COLCHESTER (Williams)
Composer: A. Williams
Incipit: 11654 31556 12715
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


O 'twas a joyful sound to hear

Stay With Us, Lord, the Sun Descends

Stay with us, Lord, the sun descends And night is drawing near.
The shadows lengthen on the land; The stars will soon appear.

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A Morning Song


The Cyber Hymnal #9519
Text: Come, Lord, And Warm Each Languid Heart
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Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Christian Worship #783


The Cyber Hymnal #9519

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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