The Resource A tune-book proposed for the use of congregations of the Protestant Episcopal Church, compiled by a committee appointed for the purpose by the House of Bishops

A tune-book proposed for the use of congregations of the Protestant Episcopal Church, compiled by a committee appointed for the purpose by the House of Bishops

Label
A tune-book proposed for the use of congregations of the Protestant Episcopal Church
Title
A tune-book proposed for the use of congregations of the Protestant Episcopal Church
Statement of responsibility
compiled by a committee appointed for the purpose by the House of Bishops
Creator
Contributor
Arranger
Compiler
Printer
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
LUS
Form of composition
hymns
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Episcopal Church
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1796-1877
  • 1793-1834
  • 1818-1903
  • 1865-1945
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  • Muhlenberg, William Augustus
  • Bedell, Gregory T.
  • Geer, G. J
  • Johnson, James A.
  • Gray, John A.
  • Johnson, James A
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Episcopal Church
  • Hymns, English
  • Anglican chants
  • Tune-books
Label
A tune-book proposed for the use of congregations of the Protestant Episcopal Church, compiled by a committee appointed for the purpose by the House of Bishops
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures (estimated) : [24] gatherings of 8 leaves ; wove paper
  • Includes 124 text selections, 212 hymns, 53 canticles, 88 chants, and 167 tunes ; music located on even pages, text on odd pages ; harmonies printed in small notes on lower two staves
  • Includes indexes : "Index to selections" -- p. [377]-[378] ; "Index to hymns" -- p. [379]-[380] ; "Index to canticles" -- p. [381] ; "Index to tunes" -- p. [382]-[383] ; Index to chants" -- p. [384]
  • Copyright statement : dated 1858 -- t.p. verso
  • "John A. Gray, printer and stereotyper, 16 & 18 Jacob STreet, Fire-Proof buildings" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... A committee of three persons skilled in sacred music ... [should] prepare ... a book of psalm and hymn tunes, chants and anthems, adapted to the present authorized metre psalm and hymns, portions of the Psalter and other parts of Holy Scripture ..." -- p. [v]
  • Preface : " ... Those who prefer the solid old psalmody will find much of that character ; another proportion is of a school more modern ... Extracts form secular composer ... we have eschewed ... Great pains have been taken in the assortment of words and music in harmonious connection ... In selecting the chants we have avoided the extremes of the plain song and the florid ..." -- p. [v]-[viii]
  • "Suggestions" : " ... Invite the congregation to meetings ... [to sing and chant] ... consult your organist, invite the cooperation of your choir ... Let the pastor always attend ... select a few tunes of the several metres ... and for a while confine your practice to these ... Recommend singing in home worship ..." -- [ix]-xi
  • "The subscriber having been associated with the committee to aid them in their selections ... it has been his desire to render the harmonies simple without being commonplace ..." (signed by James A. Johnson. November 22d, 1858) -- p. [xiii]
  • Brown linen, bead grain binding, with floral design and lyre stamped on front and back covers
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xi, 392 p.
Note
  • Bookseller's ticket : "Episcopal Book Depository. No. 1224 Chestnut St. Below 18th. Philadelphia -- front pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • In poor condition : Lacking spine ; hinges broken ; back board detached, front board nearly so ; paper extremely brittle and friable ; sewing structure loose and fragile: Recommend very limited usage.
System control number
(OCoLC)37529965
Label
A tune-book proposed for the use of congregations of the Protestant Episcopal Church, compiled by a committee appointed for the purpose by the House of Bishops
Publication
Note
  • Signatures (estimated) : [24] gatherings of 8 leaves ; wove paper
  • Includes 124 text selections, 212 hymns, 53 canticles, 88 chants, and 167 tunes ; music located on even pages, text on odd pages ; harmonies printed in small notes on lower two staves
  • Includes indexes : "Index to selections" -- p. [377]-[378] ; "Index to hymns" -- p. [379]-[380] ; "Index to canticles" -- p. [381] ; "Index to tunes" -- p. [382]-[383] ; Index to chants" -- p. [384]
  • Copyright statement : dated 1858 -- t.p. verso
  • "John A. Gray, printer and stereotyper, 16 & 18 Jacob STreet, Fire-Proof buildings" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... A committee of three persons skilled in sacred music ... [should] prepare ... a book of psalm and hymn tunes, chants and anthems, adapted to the present authorized metre psalm and hymns, portions of the Psalter and other parts of Holy Scripture ..." -- p. [v]
  • Preface : " ... Those who prefer the solid old psalmody will find much of that character ; another proportion is of a school more modern ... Extracts form secular composer ... we have eschewed ... Great pains have been taken in the assortment of words and music in harmonious connection ... In selecting the chants we have avoided the extremes of the plain song and the florid ..." -- p. [v]-[viii]
  • "Suggestions" : " ... Invite the congregation to meetings ... [to sing and chant] ... consult your organist, invite the cooperation of your choir ... Let the pastor always attend ... select a few tunes of the several metres ... and for a while confine your practice to these ... Recommend singing in home worship ..." -- [ix]-xi
  • "The subscriber having been associated with the committee to aid them in their selections ... it has been his desire to render the harmonies simple without being commonplace ..." (signed by James A. Johnson. November 22d, 1858) -- p. [xiii]
  • Brown linen, bead grain binding, with floral design and lyre stamped on front and back covers
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xi, 392 p.
Note
  • Bookseller's ticket : "Episcopal Book Depository. No. 1224 Chestnut St. Below 18th. Philadelphia -- front pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • In poor condition : Lacking spine ; hinges broken ; back board detached, front board nearly so ; paper extremely brittle and friable ; sewing structure loose and fragile: Recommend very limited usage.
System control number
(OCoLC)37529965

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