Bay Psalm Book

   The first book printed (Boston, 1640) in the American colonies. It provides metrical psalms, text only, with suggested tunes to fit to them.

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  • Bay Psalm Book — The Bay Psalm Book was the first book printed in British North America.The book is a Psalter, first printed in 1640 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Psalms in it are metrical translations into English. The translations are not particularly… …   Wikipedia

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  • Bay Psalm Book — a translation of the Psalms by John Eliot and others: the first book published (1640) in America …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Bay Psalm Book — Página inicial del Bay Psalm Book. Edición original en inglés (1640) Ubicación …   Wikipedia Español

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  • History of the book — The history of the book is the story of a suite of technological innovations that improved the quality of text conservation, the access to information, portability, and the cost of production. This history is strongly linked to political and… …   Wikipedia

  • Psalms — Psalm redirects here. For other uses, see Psalm (disambiguation). Hebrew Bible …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of music in the United States to 1819 — This is a timeline of music in the United States prior to 1819. NOTOC circa 500* Approximate : The oldest archeological remains of rasps, made from sheep horn, wood, deer bone, antelope scapula and elk rib, can be dated to approximately this… …   Wikipedia

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