Protestant church music in America (1970)

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In this thoroughly documented survey, the reader will find the fruits of the most recent researches in into the history of music in America: the Puritans of New England and their psalm books; the Germans in Pennsylvania; Francis Hopkinson, composer and signer of the Declaration of Independence; William Billings and the fuging-tune composers; and developments within the various denominations up to the present day, ranging from gospel hymnody to the works of Roger Sessions and Randall Thompson.