Hymns and Spiritual Songs

(London, 1707)
   The first hymnal of Isaac Watts, extremely popular with both white and African American congregations in colonial America.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • Hymns and Spiritual Songs — may refer to:* Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Fasts and Festivals of the Church of England A 1765 book by Christopher Smart. * Hymns and Spiritual Songs A 2007 album by Bradley Joseph …   Wikipedia

  • Hymns and Spiritual Songs (book) — Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Fasts and Festivals of the Church of England , by Christopher Smart, was published in 1765 along with a translation of the Psalms of David and a new version of A Song to David . These poems were composed while he …   Wikipedia

  • Hymns and Spiritual Songs (album) — Infobox Album Name = Hymns and Spiritual Songs Type = studio album Artist = Bradley Joseph Background = lightsteelblue Released = June 01, 2007 Genre = Christian music Contemporary instrumental Adult contemporary (soft) Easy listening Length = 55 …   Wikipedia

  • A Collection of Spiritual Songs —    and Hymns Selected from Various Authors by Richard Allen, African Minister (Philadelphia, 1801)    Influential first hymnal designed for the specific use of an African American congregation, containing 54 hymn texts (no tunes) by Allen, Isaac… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Hymns for the Amusement of Children — (1771) was the final work completed by Christopher Smart. It was completed while Smart was imprisoned for outstanding debt at the King s Bench Prison, and the work is his final exploration of religion. Although Smart spent a large portion of his… …   Wikipedia

  • hymns/music —    Hymns and other music have been integral to shaping and expressing the beliefs and practices of Protestantism. For Protestants, hymns took the place of important parts of the Roman Catholic liturgy. Simplified Protestant worship, lacking the… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Songs of Syon — Songs of Syon: A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Poems Mostly Translated from Ancient Greek, Latin and German Sources was produced by George Ratcliffe Woodward in 1904. In 1908 a new and enlarged edition was produced, with the title ‘ Songs of… …   Wikipedia

  • Spiritual (music) — Spirituals redirects here. For the David Murray album, see Spirituals (album). Spiritual Stylistic origins Work song, Christian hymns Cultural origins African slaves in the U.S. Typical instruments Vocal Derivative forms …   Wikipedia

  • Spiritual —    American religious song first associated with the revival movement sometimes called the Second Awakening at the turn of the 19th century and especially with the large, outdoor, often impromptu camp meetings inspired by itinerant preachers. The …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Songs of the Underground Railroad — is an urban legend dating from the later twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty first. Briefly, it states that various songs were coded with instructions to be used to guide slaves on the Underground Railroad. While no historical… …   Wikipedia

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