The Music of the Church, in Four Parts: Containing a General History of Music; Including an Account of Hebrew Music, an Investigation Into the Fitness of Instruments, Harmony, Fuguing Anthems, Chants, Choirs, Etc., in Divine Worship; and Notices, Biographical and Critical, of the Most Popular Hymnic Authors
Whittaker & Company, 1841 - 357 ページ
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194 ページ - And when the builders laid the foundation of the Temple of the Lord, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets, and the Levites, the sons of Asaph, with cymbals, to praise the Lord, after the ordinance of David king of Israel.
162 ページ - And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the Lord, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say ' Praise the Lord, for his mercy endureth for ever.
14 ページ - And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.
15 ページ - The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it : for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon : and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.
191 ページ - ... it came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the Lord; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and praised the Lord...
172 ページ - And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner.
338 ページ - There is a land of pure delight Where saints immortal reign, Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain. 2 There everlasting spring abides, And never withering flowers: Death like a narrow sea divides This heavenly land from ours.
25 ページ - Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth ; and they left off to build the city.