Available throughout the Conference
An exhibit featuring metrical psalters which helped to establish our congregational singing from the Reformation to the present, consisting of around 40 volumes including the “Old Version” by Sternhold and Hopkins (editions from 1565 and 1567), the Scottish Psalter of 1564, Archbishop Parker’s psalter with the music by Tallis (1567, Ben Jonson’s copy), Ainsworth’s Pilgrim Psalter, Lord Fairfax’s manuscript psalter, the Authorized Scottish Psalter of 1650, first editions of Tate and Brady’s “New Version,” Cotton Mather’s Psalter, two first printings of Watts’s Psalter (one signed by Watts!), and various versions up to the 21st century. This exhibit will be set up in a secure space during the conference. People may browse at their leisure.