The Resource A collection of church music : comprising many of the most popular and useful tunes in common use, together with a great variety of new and original psalm and hymn tunes, sentences, motetts, anthems, chants, &c. : designed for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies, by George F. Root and Joseph E. Sweetser

A collection of church music : comprising many of the most popular and useful tunes in common use, together with a great variety of new and original psalm and hymn tunes, sentences, motetts, anthems, chants, &c. : designed for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies, by George F. Root and Joseph E. Sweetser

Label
A collection of church music : comprising many of the most popular and useful tunes in common use, together with a great variety of new and original psalm and hymn tunes, sentences, motetts, anthems, chants, &c. : designed for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies
Title
A collection of church music
Title remainder
comprising many of the most popular and useful tunes in common use, together with a great variety of new and original psalm and hymn tunes, sentences, motetts, anthems, chants, &c. : designed for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies
Statement of responsibility
by George F. Root and Joseph E. Sweetser
Title variation
Root and Sweetser's collection of church music
Creator
Contributor
Bookseller
Publisher
Printer
Stereotyper
Subject
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
PLF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1820-1895
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Root, George F.
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1757-1836
  • 1741-1801
  • 1740-1816
  • 1792-1872
  • 1813-1858
  • 1698-1768
  • ca. 1820-1875
  • 1829-1908
  • 1726-1800
  • 1761-1833
  • 1791-1877
  • 1678-1727
  • -approximately 1800
  • 1699?-1783
  • 1592?-1635?
  • 1710-1778
  • 1765-1844
  • 1770-1853
  • 1583-1625
  • 1773-1836
  • 1711-1779
  • 1823-1886
  • 1731-1776
  • 1767-1821
  • 1816-1868
  • 1748-1820
  • 1796-1854
  • 1828-1894
  • 1710-1782
  • 1779-1855
  • 1784-1872
  • 1750-1809
  • 1715-1783
  • -1580
  • 1708-1777
  • (ca.)1505-1585
  • 1767-1822
  • fl. 1780-1827
  • 1825-1893
  • approximately 1710-1793
  • 1799-1857
  • 1803-1869
  • 1812-1896
  • 1808-1891
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Read, Daniel
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Naumann, Johann Gottlieb
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Mason, Lowell
  • Greatorex, H.W.
  • Knapp, William
  • Gould, J.E.
  • Mason, William
  • Jones, William
  • Stevenson, John
  • Shore, William
  • Croft, William
  • Smith, Is.
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Holden, Oliver
  • Gardiner, William
  • Gibbons, Orlando
  • Nägeli, Hans Georg
  • Milgrove, Benjamin
  • Boyce, William
  • Bancroft, Silas A.
  • Williams, A.
  • Romberg, Andreas
  • Bradbury, William B.
  • Edson, Lewis
  • Miné, Jacques Claude Adolphe
  • Cornell, J.H.
  • Howard, Samuel
  • Flint, James
  • Hastings, Thomas
  • Beckwith, John
  • Nares, James
  • Farrant, Richard
  • Hayes, William
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Stanley
  • Abbott, Asahel
  • Taylor, E
  • Soaper
  • Johnson, Jas. A.
  • Pring, J.C
  • Wilton, Charles Henry
  • Stears
  • Abbott, Austin
  • Root, E. Towner
  • Walter, William Henry
  • Adams, F.A
  • Heuberer, Charles F
  • Taylor, V.N
  • King, F.W
  • Jones
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Howe, Edward
  • Herion
  • Ambrosel
  • Heathcote, G
  • Sweetser, J. E.
  • Derby, Henry W
  • Williams, J. I
  • Smith, Thomas B.
  • Benedict, Seth Williston
  • Thompson, Leander
  • Wiley, John
  • Phillips & Sampson
  • B. B. Mussey and Company
  • Brockett, Fuller & Co
  • Derby, Miller & Co
  • Thomas Cowperthwait & Co
  • H. W. Derby & Co
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hymns, English
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts), with continuo
  • Chants
  • Anthems
  • Music
  • Singing
Label
A collection of church music : comprising many of the most popular and useful tunes in common use, together with a great variety of new and original psalm and hymn tunes, sentences, motetts, anthems, chants, &c. : designed for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies, by George F. Root and Joseph E. Sweetser
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1-3]8 4-108 [11]8 12-148 [15]8 168 [17]8 18-218 [22]8 ; wove paper
  • ca. 398 hymns with tunes for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, meter, and most with composer ; ca. 27 anthems and set pieces ; for SATB, with figured bass ; each headed by title, composition type, and most with composer ; 22 numbered chants for SATB ; in close score without additional accompaniment ; most with composer
  • "Elements of music" : 18 numbered chapters, further divided into 101 short lessons on rudiments of music ; with musical illustrations and vocal exercises throughout ; test questions at the close of each chapter -- p. 5-42
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index" --p. [343]-345 ; "Metrical index" -- p. [346]-348 ; "Anthems and set pieces" -- p. [349] ; Selections for chanting" -- p. [349]
  • Copyright statement : dated 1849 -- t.p. verso
  • "Thomas B. Smith, stereotyper, 216 William Street, N. Y." ; "S. W. Benedict, printer, 16 Spruce Street" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... The compositions here presented, from the works of the best modern ...[and] old composers ... furnish a great variety of styles ... We have occasionally admitted progressions which are not recognized by the strictest writers on harmony ... the Elementary department [uses] the Pestalozzian system with ... improvements ... [and] copious exercises ..." -- p. [3]-4
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed, oblong boards and tan paper covers ; front cover bears t.p.. information and additional publishing information : " Phillips, Sampson & Co., and B. B. Mussey & Co., Boston ; Brockett, Fuller & Co., Hartford ; Derby, Miller & Co., Auburn ; Thomas Cowperthwaite & Co., Philadelphia ; H. W. Derby & Co., Cincinnati" ; back cover bears testimonials for this publication
Dimensions
15 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (349 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : numerous pencilled inscriptions throughout with indications of authorship, comments on value of tune, death dates of composers, etc. ; Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)9066926
Label
A collection of church music : comprising many of the most popular and useful tunes in common use, together with a great variety of new and original psalm and hymn tunes, sentences, motetts, anthems, chants, &c. : designed for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies, by George F. Root and Joseph E. Sweetser
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1-3]8 4-108 [11]8 12-148 [15]8 168 [17]8 18-218 [22]8 ; wove paper
  • ca. 398 hymns with tunes for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, meter, and most with composer ; ca. 27 anthems and set pieces ; for SATB, with figured bass ; each headed by title, composition type, and most with composer ; 22 numbered chants for SATB ; in close score without additional accompaniment ; most with composer
  • "Elements of music" : 18 numbered chapters, further divided into 101 short lessons on rudiments of music ; with musical illustrations and vocal exercises throughout ; test questions at the close of each chapter -- p. 5-42
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index" --p. [343]-345 ; "Metrical index" -- p. [346]-348 ; "Anthems and set pieces" -- p. [349] ; Selections for chanting" -- p. [349]
  • Copyright statement : dated 1849 -- t.p. verso
  • "Thomas B. Smith, stereotyper, 216 William Street, N. Y." ; "S. W. Benedict, printer, 16 Spruce Street" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... The compositions here presented, from the works of the best modern ...[and] old composers ... furnish a great variety of styles ... We have occasionally admitted progressions which are not recognized by the strictest writers on harmony ... the Elementary department [uses] the Pestalozzian system with ... improvements ... [and] copious exercises ..." -- p. [3]-4
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed, oblong boards and tan paper covers ; front cover bears t.p.. information and additional publishing information : " Phillips, Sampson & Co., and B. B. Mussey & Co., Boston ; Brockett, Fuller & Co., Hartford ; Derby, Miller & Co., Auburn ; Thomas Cowperthwaite & Co., Philadelphia ; H. W. Derby & Co., Cincinnati" ; back cover bears testimonials for this publication
Dimensions
15 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (349 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : numerous pencilled inscriptions throughout with indications of authorship, comments on value of tune, death dates of composers, etc. ; Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)9066926

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