The Resource Carmina sacra : or Boston collection of church music : comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems, principally by distinguished European composers : the whole constituting one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies, extant, by Lowell Mason

Carmina sacra : or Boston collection of church music : comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems, principally by distinguished European composers : the whole constituting one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies, extant, by Lowell Mason

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Carmina sacra : or Boston collection of church music : comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems, principally by distinguished European composers : the whole constituting one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies, extant
Title
Carmina sacra
Title remainder
or Boston collection of church music : comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems, principally by distinguished European composers : the whole constituting one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies, extant
Statement of responsibility
by Lowell Mason
Title variation
Boston collection of church music
Creator
Contributor
Compositor
Copyright holder
Publisher
Signer
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YUU
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1792-1872
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Mason, Lowell
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • Rotscher, J. F.
  • Lord, Melvin
  • Collins, Benjamin Say
  • Blake, Alexander Vietts
  • Woodall, S
  • Collins, Joseph
  • Perkins, Henry
  • Newman, M. H
  • Kay, C. H
  • Herrick, J. I
  • Kidder, Andrew Bradshaw
  • Eliot, Samuel Atkins
  • Gordon, George William
  • Cushing, Luther Stearns
  • Head, George E
  • Perkins, Benjamin
  • Edmands, B. Franklin
  • Cushing, Joseph
  • Noyes, Daniel
  • Crockett, George W.
  • Grant, Moses
  • Hunting, Bela
  • Palmer, Julius A.
  • Edwards, Henry
  • Flagg, Josiah F.
  • Stone, William W
  • Cleveland Henry R.
  • Brown, William C
  • Hale, Moses Little
  • Croft, William
  • Nägeli, Hans Georg
  • Kocher, Conrad
  • Novello, Vincent
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Yoakley, W. A
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Wainwright, Robert
  • Smith, Is.
  • Oliver, Henry K.
  • Romberg, Andreas
  • Danzi, Franz
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Costellow, T.
  • Stanley
  • Rinck, Christian H.
  • Smart, George
  • Amon, Johann Andreas
  • Read, Daniel
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Knapp, William
  • Malan, Cesar
  • Mehul, Etienne Nicolas
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Tuckey, William
  • Boyce, William
  • Mather, William
  • Dupuis, Thomas Sanders
  • Heighington
  • Attwood, Thomas
  • Hayes, William
  • Cuthbert
  • Horsley, William
  • Clark, Jeremiah
  • Fesca, F. E.
  • Williams, A.
  • Holden, Oliver
  • Jones, William
  • Gardiner, William
  • Glaser, Johann Wendelin
  • Bond, Hugh
  • Crotch, William
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Randall, John
  • Cole, John
  • Callcott, John Wall
  • Himmel, Friedrich Heinrich
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Linley, Francis
  • Silcher, Friedrich
  • Blangini, Felice
  • Harrison
  • Bornhardt, J. H. C.
  • Morley, Thomas
  • Stadler, Maximilian
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Schnyder von Wartensee, Franz Xaver
  • Latrobe, Christian Ignatius
  • Hastings, Thomas
  • Henkel, Michael
  • Ritter, Jacob
  • Smith, Samuel Francis
  • Tappan, William B.
  • Madan, Martin
  • Whitaker, John
  • Mason, William
  • Boyce, William
  • Tucker
  • Marsh, John
  • Aldrich, Henry
  • Dearle, F
  • Bickhoff, F. B
  • Naumann, J. A
  • Hacket, C. D
  • Warner, J. F
  • Hellwig, Karl Friedrich Ludwig
  • Chard
  • Tomlinson
  • Porter, W. J.
  • Turner
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Wranitzky, Paul
  • Hiller, Johann Adam
  • Carey, Henry
  • Kreutzer, Conradin
  • Schneider, Friedrich
  • Giardini, Felice
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  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with continuo
  • Hymns, English
  • Anthems
  • Chants
  • Tunebooks
  • Music
  • Music theory
Label
Carmina sacra : or Boston collection of church music : comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems, principally by distinguished European composers : the whole constituting one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies, extant, by Lowell Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 ; wove paper
  • ca. 423 hymns, tunes, set for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, metrical indication ; most with author/composer ; ca. 126 anthems, motets, sentences, chants, hymns, etc. ; headed by title, composition type, author/composer ; with figured bass ; chants in close score and unaccompanied
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 20 chapters, further divided into 162 lessons ; with musical illustrations ; test questions at the close of each chapter -- p. [4]-33
  • "Exercises in the diatonic intervals" : 29 short vocal exercises -- p. 29-33
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 34-35
  • "On chanting" -- p. [36]
  • Includes indexes : "General index" -- p. [1]-[2] at back of book ; "Metrical index" -- p. [3] at back of book ; "Anthems, motetts, sentences, chants, hymns, &c." : with type of composition in italics -- p. [4] at back of book
  • Copyright note : entered by Melvin Lord ; dated 1841 -- t.p. verso
  • Manufacturing note : "Boston : Kidder and Wright, music compositors" -- t.p. verso
  • "Published under the sanction of the Boston Academy of Music." -- head of t.p
  • "Boston Academy of Music -- Incorporated March, 1833. The design of the institution is to promote musical education, and to diffuse a knowledge of the art in all its beneficial forms, throughout the community. The whole income that may be derived from the instruction of classes, from concerts, subscriptions, or donations, is devoted, by the terms of the charter, to this object" [followed by list of "Government for 1842-43"] -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... the metrical part of the work ... contain[s] not only a choice selection of the old standard tunes ... but also many new tunes ... In the introductory department, containing the elements of vocal music, the general arrangement of the modern psalms has been followed ..." -- p. [3]
  • Quarter-calf binding ; with pressed boards and brown paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information, framed by ornamental border ; back cover with advertisement for publisher
  • Includes compositions by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Pleyel, Handel, Luther, Purcell, J. S. Bach, Corelli, Cherubini, Schubert, Righini, Mozart, von Weber, and Haydn
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (348, [4] p.)
Note
Inscriptions : "Elisha Huntington, M. D. Lowell, Mass. 1846" in pencil -- front endpapers ; "Huntington. Huntington" in pencil -- front pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)20914840
Label
Carmina sacra : or Boston collection of church music : comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems, principally by distinguished European composers : the whole constituting one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies, extant, by Lowell Mason
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 ; wove paper
  • ca. 423 hymns, tunes, set for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, metrical indication ; most with author/composer ; ca. 126 anthems, motets, sentences, chants, hymns, etc. ; headed by title, composition type, author/composer ; with figured bass ; chants in close score and unaccompanied
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 20 chapters, further divided into 162 lessons ; with musical illustrations ; test questions at the close of each chapter -- p. [4]-33
  • "Exercises in the diatonic intervals" : 29 short vocal exercises -- p. 29-33
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 34-35
  • "On chanting" -- p. [36]
  • Includes indexes : "General index" -- p. [1]-[2] at back of book ; "Metrical index" -- p. [3] at back of book ; "Anthems, motetts, sentences, chants, hymns, &c." : with type of composition in italics -- p. [4] at back of book
  • Copyright note : entered by Melvin Lord ; dated 1841 -- t.p. verso
  • Manufacturing note : "Boston : Kidder and Wright, music compositors" -- t.p. verso
  • "Published under the sanction of the Boston Academy of Music." -- head of t.p
  • "Boston Academy of Music -- Incorporated March, 1833. The design of the institution is to promote musical education, and to diffuse a knowledge of the art in all its beneficial forms, throughout the community. The whole income that may be derived from the instruction of classes, from concerts, subscriptions, or donations, is devoted, by the terms of the charter, to this object" [followed by list of "Government for 1842-43"] -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... the metrical part of the work ... contain[s] not only a choice selection of the old standard tunes ... but also many new tunes ... In the introductory department, containing the elements of vocal music, the general arrangement of the modern psalms has been followed ..." -- p. [3]
  • Quarter-calf binding ; with pressed boards and brown paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information, framed by ornamental border ; back cover with advertisement for publisher
  • Includes compositions by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Pleyel, Handel, Luther, Purcell, J. S. Bach, Corelli, Cherubini, Schubert, Righini, Mozart, von Weber, and Haydn
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (348, [4] p.)
Note
Inscriptions : "Elisha Huntington, M. D. Lowell, Mass. 1846" in pencil -- front endpapers ; "Huntington. Huntington" in pencil -- front pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)20914840

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