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Michael Robinson   Link to this

O.T. Psalms. English. Sternhold and Hopkins. 1621

The whole booke of Psalmes: with the hymnes evangelicall, and songs spiritvall. Composed into 4. parts by sundry authors, to such seuerall tunes, as haue beene, and are usually sung in England, Scotland, Wales, Germany, Italy, France, and the nether-lands: neuer as yet before in one volume published. Also: 1. a briefe abstract of the prayse, efficacie, and vertue of the Psalmes. 2. That all clarkes of churches, and the auditory, may know what tune each proper Psalme may be sung vnto. Newly corrected and enlarged by Tho: Rauenscrost bachelar of musicke.
[London] : Printed at London for the Company of Stationers, 1621.
[16], 273, [5] p. ; 8⁰. Sig. A-G⁸, 2 columns, roman ; series 8/66.
STC (2nd ed.), 2572.6 There are numerous issues of this edition.

Also an edition in 1633, STC (2nd.) 2648.

Michael Robinson   Link to this

For a complete scan of the 1621 edition:-
http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/ravenscroft/psalter/

Michael Robinson   Link to this

For the Sternhold and Hopkins text of the metrical psalms, with convenient links to each Psalm:

http://www.cgmusic.com/workshop/oldver_frame.htm

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