The Resource A history of music in New England; : with biographical sketches of reformers and psalmists, by George Hood ; with a new introd. by Johannes Riedel

A history of music in New England; : with biographical sketches of reformers and psalmists, by George Hood ; with a new introd. by Johannes Riedel

Label
A history of music in New England; : with biographical sketches of reformers and psalmists
Title
A history of music in New England;
Title remainder
with biographical sketches of reformers and psalmists
Statement of responsibility
by George Hood ; with a new introd. by Johannes Riedel
Creator
Contributor
Publisher
Printer
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1807-1882
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hood, George
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML200
LC item number
.H77 1970
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilkins, Carter & Co
  • Freeman and Bolles
  • Boston Athenaeum
  • Massachusetts Historical Society
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  • Music
  • Church music
  • Musique
  • Musique d'église
  • Church music
  • Music
  • Kerkmuziek
  • Puriteinen
  • New England
Label
A history of music in New England; : with biographical sketches of reformers and psalmists, by George Hood ; with a new introd. by Johannes Riedel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : pi4 1-158 164 ; wove paper
  • Includes index (p. [251]-252)
  • Copyright statement : dated 1846 -- t.p. verso
  • "Boston : printed by Freeman and Bolles, Devonshire Street" -- t.p. verso
  • Includes history of sacred music, hymnody and psalmody in New England as well as history of New England choirs, music publications and biographical sketches of New England hymnists
  • "Testimonials" : letters written by Nahum Mitchell, Lowell Mason, George James Webb, and A. N. Johnson recommending this publication -- p. [1]-[2] at back of book
  • Preface : " ... if you leave [music's] history unwritten and unread, it becomes the mere plaything of the present, instead of the dignified and venerated subject ... favored by princes and sages ... This book pretends only to be a history of psalmody, and to extend from the settlement of New England to the beginning of the present century ... The writer acknowledges his obligations to ...Mr. Holden ... Judge Mitchell ... Rev. Dr. Prince ... to the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Boston Athanaeum ... We know that our music was mean but ... as we hope in future to have ahistory of the art worth preserving, we would not lose the past, but gather it carefully up, and set it with the future, that the contrast may appear the more bright and beautiful ..." -- p. v-vii
  • Blue linen binding with ribbed texture ; covers stamped with lozenge shape at center and framed with stragiht rule ; spine bears title in gold and stamped horizontal ornamental bands
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xxiii, vii, 252 pages
Lccn
76107854
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Inscriptions : "C. S. Nutter, Haverhill, Mass. ; p. 12 Ainsworth Ps., 19 Bay Ps Book, 68, 84 Manner of singing, 158, Prince" pencilled in Nutter's hand -- front pastedown ; "David Creamer, Baltimore, Md.. C. S. N. 1884" -- front endpapers ; "It was a thick book six inches square, a copy in Am. His. So. Worcester, Mass. -- pencilled alongside description of book as a "small, neat, edition" on p. 12 ; numerous other pencilled inscriptions by Nutter throughout ; Nutter's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • In fair condition : damage to head of spine ; paper very brittle and friable but as yet undamamged ; sewing structure loosening and embrittled.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00111370
  • (OCoLC)ocm00111370
Label
A history of music in New England; : with biographical sketches of reformers and psalmists, by George Hood ; with a new introd. by Johannes Riedel
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : pi4 1-158 164 ; wove paper
  • Includes index (p. [251]-252)
  • Copyright statement : dated 1846 -- t.p. verso
  • "Boston : printed by Freeman and Bolles, Devonshire Street" -- t.p. verso
  • Includes history of sacred music, hymnody and psalmody in New England as well as history of New England choirs, music publications and biographical sketches of New England hymnists
  • "Testimonials" : letters written by Nahum Mitchell, Lowell Mason, George James Webb, and A. N. Johnson recommending this publication -- p. [1]-[2] at back of book
  • Preface : " ... if you leave [music's] history unwritten and unread, it becomes the mere plaything of the present, instead of the dignified and venerated subject ... favored by princes and sages ... This book pretends only to be a history of psalmody, and to extend from the settlement of New England to the beginning of the present century ... The writer acknowledges his obligations to ...Mr. Holden ... Judge Mitchell ... Rev. Dr. Prince ... to the Massachusetts Historical Society and the Boston Athanaeum ... We know that our music was mean but ... as we hope in future to have ahistory of the art worth preserving, we would not lose the past, but gather it carefully up, and set it with the future, that the contrast may appear the more bright and beautiful ..." -- p. v-vii
  • Blue linen binding with ribbed texture ; covers stamped with lozenge shape at center and framed with stragiht rule ; spine bears title in gold and stamped horizontal ornamental bands
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xxiii, vii, 252 pages
Lccn
76107854
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Inscriptions : "C. S. Nutter, Haverhill, Mass. ; p. 12 Ainsworth Ps., 19 Bay Ps Book, 68, 84 Manner of singing, 158, Prince" pencilled in Nutter's hand -- front pastedown ; "David Creamer, Baltimore, Md.. C. S. N. 1884" -- front endpapers ; "It was a thick book six inches square, a copy in Am. His. So. Worcester, Mass. -- pencilled alongside description of book as a "small, neat, edition" on p. 12 ; numerous other pencilled inscriptions by Nutter throughout ; Nutter's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • In fair condition : damage to head of spine ; paper very brittle and friable but as yet undamamged ; sewing structure loosening and embrittled.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00111370
  • (OCoLC)ocm00111370

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