The Psalm-Singer’s Pocket Companion (Moore (d.1792), Thomas)

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Publisher. Info. Glasgow: the author, 1756.
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Work Title The Psalm-Singer’s Pocket Companion
Alternative. Title The Psalm-Singer’s Pocket Companion. Containing Great Variety of the best English Psalm-Tunes, suited to the different Metres in the Scotch Version of the Psalms of David, set in Three and Four Parts; Likewise all the Tunes that are usually sung in most Parts of Scotland. With a plain and easy Introduction to Musick. By Thomas Moore, Author of the Psalm-Singer's Compleat Tutor and Divine Companion in Two Volumes, and Teacher of Church Musick in Glasgow. To which is added A Collection of Hymns, Suited to all the different Metres of the Tunes
Composer Moore (d.1792), Thomas
First Publication. 1756
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2-4 voices


Misc. Comments

Most of the Psalm tunes have 4-syllable sol-fa letters beneath at least one staff, and also many of the melodic leaps are numbered (to show that the interval is a 4th or 3rd etc.).