New Hampshire Chronicle - WMUR TV
Produced by WMUR Television
Jennifer Crompton, Producer
Ryan Murphy, Videographer
Music by William Billings (1746 - 1800)
Music performed by Christopher Drelich, piano
Running time: about 7 minutes
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About the Music:
William Billings was the first American-born composer, and he was instrumental in bringing music back into Puritan worship. His hymns reflect the deep faith and simple lives of the people who built and used the meetinghouses.