I. BOOKS AND ARTICLES
Anderson, Gillian B. “Eighteenth-Century Evaluations of William Billings: A Reappraisal.” Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, xxxv (January 1978), p. 48–58.
Barbour, J. Murray. “Billings and the Barline.” American Choral Review, v (January 1963), p. 1–5.
———. The Church Music of William Billings. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1960.
Billings, William. The Complete Works of William Billings, ii, Hans Nathan, editor. The American Musicological Society & The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1977.
Brigham, Clarence S. Paul Revere’s Engravings. Worcester: American Antiquarian Society, 1954; reprinted, New York: Atheneum, 1969.
Britton, Allen P. “Theoretical Introductions in American Tunebooks to 1800.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Michigan, 1949.
Buechner, Alan. “Yankee Singing Schools and the Golden Age of Choral Music in New England, 1760–1800.” Ed.D. dissertation, Harvard University, 1960.
Camus, Raoul. Military Music of the American Revolution. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1976.
Chase, Gilbert. America’s Music. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1955.
Crawford, Richard. Andrew Law, American Psalmodist. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1968.
———, and David P. McKay. “Music in Manuscript: A Massachusetts Tune-Book of 1782.” Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, lxxxiv (April 1974), p. 43–64.
Cunningham, Anne Rowe, ed. Letters and Diary of John Rowe, Boston Merchant. Boston: W. B. Clark, 1903.
Daniel, Ralph P. The Anthem in New England before 1800. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 1966.
Dictionary of National Biography. 22 v. London: Oxford University Press, 1908–1909.
Ellinwood, Leonard. The History of American Church Music. New York: Morehouse-Gorham, 1953; reprinted, New York: Da Capo Press, 1970.
Foote, Henry Wilder. “Musical Life in Boston in the Eighteenth Century.” Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, xlix (October 1939), p. 1–23.
———. Three Centuries of American Hymnody. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1940.
Genuchi, Marvin C. “The Life and Music of Jacob French (1754–1817), Colonial Music Composer.” Ph.D. dissertation, State University of Iowa, 1964.
Gould, Nathaniel D. History of Church Music in America. Boston: A. N. Johnson, 1853; reprinted, New York: AMS Press, 1972.
Hitchcock, H. Wiley. “William Billings and the Yankee Tunesmiths.” Hi Fi/Stereo Review, xvi (February 1966), p. 55–65.
Hood, George. A History of Music in New England. Boston: Wilkins, Carter, 1846; reprinted, New York: Johnson, 1970.
Julian, John. A Dictionary of Hymnology. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1892; reprinted, New York: Dover, 1957.
Kroeger, Karl. “The Worcester Collection of Sacred Harmony and Sacred Music in America, 1786–1803.” Ph.D. dissertation, Brown University, 1976.
Lindstrom, Carl E. “William Billings and His Times.” The Musical Quarterly, xxv (October 1939), p. 479–497.
Lowens, Irving. Music and Musicians in Early America. New York: Norton, 1964.
———, and Allen P. Britton. “Daniel Bayley’s ‘The American Harmony’: A Bibliographic Study.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, lix (1955), p. 340–354.
McKay, David. “William Selby, Musical Émigré in Colonial Boston.” The Musical Quarterly, lvii (October 1971), p. 609–627.
———, and Richard Crawford. William Billings of Boston, Eighteenth-Century Composer. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1975.
Marrocco, W. Thomas. “The Set Piece.” Journal of the American Musicological Society, xv (Fall 1962), p. 348–352.
Mates, Julian. The American Musical Stage before 1800. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1962.
Metcalf, Frank J. American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music. New York: Abingdon Press, 1925; reprinted, New York: Russell & Russell, 1967.
Morris, Richard B. Encyclopedia of American History. New York: Harper and Row, 1961.
Nathan, Hans. “William Billings: A Bibliography.” Notes, xxix (June 1973), p. 658–669.
———. William Billings: Data and Documents. Detroit: The College Music Society, 1976.
———. “William Billings: The Continental Harmony (1794).” The American Choral Review, v (July 1963), p. 1, 5–9.
Playford, John. An Introduction to the Skill of Musick, 12th ed., corrected and amended by Henry Purcell. London: E. Jones for H. Playford, 1694; reprinted, with a new introduction, glossary, and index by Franklin B. Zimmerman. New York: Da Capo, 1972.
Schnapper, Edith B. The British Union-Catalogue of Early Music Printed before the Year 1801. London: Butterworths, 1957.
Shipton, Clifford K. Sibley’s Biographies of Harvard Graduates. 14 v. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1935–.
———, and James E. Mooney. National Index of American Imprints before 1800. Barre, Mass.: American Antiquarian Society and Barre Publishers, 1969.
Silver, Rollo G. “Prologue to Copyright in America: 1772.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, ix (1958), p. 259–262.
Simpson, Christopher. A Compendium: or, Introduction to Practical Musick, 5th ed. London: William Pearson, 1714.
Sonneck, Oscar G. Early Concert Life in America, (1731–1800). Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1907; reprinted, New York: Musurgia, 1949.
Stevenson, Robert. Protestant Church Music in America. New York: Norton, 1966.
Tans’ur, William. A New Musical Grammar. [London?]: the Author, 1746.
Temperley, Nicholas. “John Playford and the Metrical Psalms.” Journal of the American Musicological Society, xxv (Fall 1972), p. 331–378.
———. The Music of the English Parish Church. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979.
Tinctoris, Jean. The Art of Counterpoint, translated by Albert Seay. Rome: American Institute of Musicology, 1961.
Warden, G. B. Boston, 1689–1776. Boston: Little, Brown, 1970.
Wienandt, Elwyn A., and Robert H. Young. The Anthem in England and America. New York: The Free Press, 1970.
II. HYMNALS, TUNEBOOKS, PSALTERS, AND DEVOTIONAL BOOKS
Adams, Abraham. The Psalmodist’s New Companion. 10th ed. London: C. and S. Thompson, [c. 1775].
Appendix Containing a Number of Hymns taken Chiefly from Dr. Watts’s Scriptural Collections. Boston: M. Dennis, 1762.
Arnold, John. The Compleat Psalmodist. 4th ed. London: Robert Brown, 1756. 5th ed. London: Robert Brown, 1761.
Ashworth, Caleb. A Collection of Tunes. London: J. Buckland, [c. 1760].
Barrow, John. The Psalm-Singer’s Choice Companion. 2d ed. London: A. Pearson, [c. 1747].
Bayley, Daniel. A New and Compleat Introduction to the Grounds and Rules of Musick. Boston: Thomas Johnston, 1766.
———. The Psalm-Singer’s Assistant. Boston: W. M’Alpine, 1767.
Billings, William. The Continental Harmony. Boston: Thomas and Andrews, 1794; reprinted, edited by Hans Nathan. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1961.
———. The Psalm-Singer’s Amusement. Boston: printed and sold by the author, 1781; reprinted, with a new introduction by H. Wiley Hitchcock. New York: Da Capo, 1974.
Brady, Nicholas, and Nahum Tate. A New Version of the Psalms of David. London: J. Roberts, 1749.
Broome, Michael. A Choice Collection of Sixteen Excellent Psalm-Tunes. Birmingham: Mich. Broome, [c. 1733].
Chetham, John. A Book of Psalmody. 7th ed. London: Robert Brown, 1745.
Crisp, William. Divine Harmony. London: Robert Brown, 1755.
Davenport, Uriah. The Psalm-Singer’s Pocket Companion. 2d ed. London: Robert Brown, 1758.
Evison, James. A Compleat Book of Psalmody. 2d ed. London: Robert Brown, 1751.
Flagg, Josiah. A Collection of the Best Psalm Tunes. Boston: Josiah Flagg, 1764.
———. Sixteen Anthems, Collected from Tans’ur, Williams, Knapp, Ashworth, & Stephenson. Boston: Josiah Flagg, [1766.]
French, J. The Young Psalmsinger’s Complete Guide. London: R. Brown, 1759.
French, Jacob. The Psalmodist’s Companion. Worcester: Leonard Worcester for Isaiah Thomas, 1793.
Gram, Hans, Oliver Holden, and Samuel Holyoke. The Massachusetts Compiler of Theoretical and Practical Elements of Sacred Vocal Music. Boston: Thomas and Andrews, 1795.
Green, James. A Book of Psalmody. 8th ed. London: W. Pearson, 1734.
———. A Collection of Psalm-Tunes. 4th ed. London: William Pearson, 1718.
Holdroyd, Israel. The Spiritual Man’s Companion. 5th ed. London: Robert Brown, 1753.
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments. Boston: Thomas & Andrews, 1814.
Jocelin, Simeon. The Chorister’s Companion. New Haven: Simeon Jocelin and Amos Doolittle, 1782.
———. ———. Part Third. New Haven: T. and S. Green, 1783.
Johnston, Thomas. [To Learn to Sing, Observe these Rules.] Boston: Thomas Johnston, 1755.
———. ———. Boston: Thomas Johnston, 1760.
———. A Sett of New Psalm-Tunes and Anthems. 2d ed. London: J. Leake, .
Law, Andrew. Select Harmony. Farmington, Ct.: [n.p.], 1779.
Lyon, James. Urania or A Choice Collection of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems and Hymns. [Philadelphia,] 1761; reprinted, with a new preface by Richard Crawford. New York: Da Capo, 1974.
Playford, Henry. The Divine Companion, or David’s Harp New Tun’d. 3d ed. London: William Pearson, 1715.
Playford, John. Psalms & Hymns in Solemn Music of Foure Parts. London: W. Godbid, 1671.
———. The Whole Book of Psalms. London: W. Godbid, 1677.
———. The Whole Book of Psalms . . . To Which is Added a New Introduction to Psalmody. 19th ed. London: A. Pearson, 1738.
Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States. The Book of Common Prayer. New York: Evert Duyckinck, 1809.
Ravenscroft, Thomas. The Whole Booke of Psalmes with Hymnes Evangelical, and Spiritual Songs. London: Company of Stationers, 1621.
Read, Daniel. [Manuscript collection of psalm-tunes and anthems by Daniel Read, dated 1777, in the possession of the New Haven Colony Historical Society].
Stephenson, Joseph. Church Harmony. 4th ed. London: Charles and Samuel Thompson, [c. 1775].
Sternhold, Thomas, John Hopkins, and others. The Booke of Psalmes, Collected into English Meetre. London: Companie of Stationers, 1612.
Stickney, John. The Gentleman and Lady’s Musical Companion. Newburyport: Daniel Bayley, 1774.
The Stoughton Musical Society’s Centennial Collection of Sacred Music. Boston: Ditson & Co., 1878.
A Supplement to the New Version of Psalmes. 8th ed. Savoy: E. and R. Nutt, 1724.
Tans’ur, William. The American Harmony: or, Royal Melody Complete. [And] A. Williams. The American Harmony: or, Universal Psalmodist. Newburyport: Daniel Bayley, 1769.
———. A Compleat Melody, or The Harmony of Sion, 3d ed. London: Alice Pearson, 1736.
———. The Melody of the Heart. London: W. Pearson, 1735.
———. The Royal Melody Compleat. London: R. Brown, 1755.
———. The Royal Psalmodist Compleat. [Ewell: William Tans’ur], 1748.
Tufts, John. An Introduction to the Singing of Psalm-Tunes. 3d ed. Boston: T. Fleet for Samuel Gerrish, 1723.
———. ———. 5th ed. Boston: for Samuel Gerrish, 1726.
Walter, Thomas. The Grounds and Rules of Musick Explained. Boston: J. Franklin for Samuel Gerrish, 1721.
Watts, Isaac. Divine Songs Attempted in Easy Language for the Use of Children. Utica: Seward and Williams, 1810.
———. Horae Lyricae, Poems Chiefly of the Lyric Kind, 11th ed. London: T. Longman and J. Buckland, 1764.
———. Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Three Books. London: J. F. and C. Rivington, 1788.
———. The Psalms of David Imitated in the Language of the New Testament. London: J. F. and C. Rivington, 1787.
The Whole Booke of Psalmes with their Wonted Tunes. London: Thomas East, 1592. With an introduction by Edward F. Rimbault. London: The Musical Antiquarian Society, 1844.
Williams, Aaron. The Universal Psalmodist. 2d ed. London: Joseph Johnson, 1764.