The Resource Continental Harmony : a collection of the most celebrated psalm tunes, anthems, and favorite pieces ; designed particularly for "old folks' concerts," and the social circle

Continental Harmony : a collection of the most celebrated psalm tunes, anthems, and favorite pieces ; designed particularly for "old folks' concerts," and the social circle

Label
Continental Harmony : a collection of the most celebrated psalm tunes, anthems, and favorite pieces ; designed particularly for "old folks' concerts," and the social circle
Title
Continental Harmony
Title remainder
a collection of the most celebrated psalm tunes, anthems, and favorite pieces ; designed particularly for "old folks' concerts," and the social circle
Title variation
Continental harmony ; a collection of music principally designed for old folks concerts
Contributor
Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BHA
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • 1811-1888
  • 1762-1820
  • 1731-1776
  • 1746-1800
  • 1773-1829
  • 1765-1844
  • 1776-1847
  • 1696-1755
  • 1771-1815
  • 1748-1820
  • fl. late 18th cent
  • 1716-1796
  • 1726-1814
  • 1795-1857
  • 1756-1827 or 1828
  • 1757-1836
  • 1758-1842
  • active 1775-1800
  • -approximately 1800
  • 1761-1826
  • 1761-1833
  • 1746-1815
  • 1771-1815
  • 1699?-1783
  • 1592?-1635?
  • 1756-1832?
  • 1809-1890
  • 1761-1843
  • 1751-1836
  • 1705?-1741
  • 1678-1727
  • fl. 1770
  • 1710-1778
  • 1678-1727
  • approximately 1565-1634
  • 1767-1822
  • 1774-1861
  • 1762-1798
  • 1774-1855
  • 1740-1816
  • 1819-1858
  • 1764-1838
  • 1792-1872
  • 1770-1836
  • 1794-1847
  • 1758-1827
  • 1811-1884
  • 1760-1825
  • 1726-1790
  • 1766-1821
  • 1741-1801
  • 1700-1776
  • 1740-1802
  • 1752-1804
  • 1772-1850
  • 1807-1878
  • 1710-1770
  • 1795-1873
  • 1767-1821
  • 1707-1787
  • 1782-1822
  • 1816-1880
  • 1812-1865
  • 1758-1827
  • 1881-
  • fl. late 18th cent
  • 1865-1945
  • approximately 1820-1875
  • 1698-1768
  • 1768-1832
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  • Ditson, Oliver
  • Holyoke, Samuel
  • Williams, A.
  • Billings, William
  • Maxim, Abraham
  • Holden, Oliver
  • Whitaker, John
  • Greene, Maurice
  • Belknap, Daniel
  • Edson, Lewis
  • Osgood, Josiah
  • Balnchard, Amos
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Burney, Charles
  • Zeuner, Charles
  • Chandler, Solomon
  • Read, Daniel
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Swan, Timothy
  • Costellow, T.
  • Wyvill
  • Smith, Is.
  • Kimball, Jacob
  • Stevenson, John
  • Brownson, Oliver
  • Belknap, Daniel
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Cuzens, Benjamin
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • West, Elisha
  • Marshall, Leonard
  • Shumway, Nehemiah
  • Belcher, Supply
  • Prelleur, Peter
  • Croft, William
  • Stephenson, Joseph
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Croft, William
  • Kirbye, George
  • Stanley
  • Wetmore, Truman S.
  • Leach, J.
  • Cole, John
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Tucker
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Woodbury, I. B.
  • Ingalls, Jeremiah
  • Mason, Lowell
  • Clarke-Whitfeld, John
  • Rooke, W. M.
  • Taylor, Richard
  • Kingsley, George
  • Husband, J.
  • Madan, Martin
  • Callcott, John Wall
  • Naumann, Johann Gottlieb
  • Kent, James
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Wood, Abraham
  • Doolittle, Eliakim
  • Dowling, John
  • Bissell, T.
  • Avison, Charles
  • White, Thomas B.
  • Romberg, Andreas
  • Harwood, Edward
  • Bray, John
  • Pike, Marshall S.
  • Wrighton, W. T.
  • Wallace, William Vincent
  • Thorley, T
  • Hall, Amariah
  • Temple
  • Goff, Arthur J.
  • Morgan
  • Austin
  • Lucas
  • Dalmer
  • Coan
  • Ball, A
  • Deolph
  • Payson, J. F
  • Capen
  • Chappel, Samuel
  • Parmenter
  • Grannis, S. M
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Gould, J. E.
  • Knapp, William
  • Arnold, W.
  • Oliver Ditson & Co
  • S. T. Gordon & Son
  • Beck & Lawton
  • Truax & Baldwin
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  • Hymns, English
  • Anthems
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with continuo
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with keyboard instrument ensemble
Label
Continental Harmony : a collection of the most celebrated psalm tunes, anthems, and favorite pieces ; designed particularly for "old folks' concerts," and the social circle
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-144 [15]4 16-214 42x1 24-324 [33]4 344 [35-36]4 37-384 [39]4 40-414 [42-43]4 ; with numerous missignings throughout ; wove paper
  • ca. 286 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; most with figured bass or unaccompanied ; some with piano/organ accompaniment ; each headed by title, meter, composer ; ca. 75 anthems, choruses, sentences, etc. ; most for SATB ; some with solo or duet and chorus ; each with piano/organ accompaniment and/or figured bass ; each headed by title, composer, and composition type
  • Includes indexes : "General index" -- p. [348]-349 ; "Index of anthems and pieces" -- p. 349
  • Copyright statement : dated 1857 -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : "The chief object ... is to present in their original form, such favorite tunes composed by the early American authors ... The labor of comparing copies, and obtaining evidence of the genuineness of those accepted, has been great ... contains also quite a number of pieces by Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Kent, Arnold, Chapple, and others ... Of this collection it may be said, that while in its character it is decidely American, it is still somewhat European ... Another feature of this work is its "Secular department" [with] ... patriotic and home songs ..." -- p. [3]
  • Acknowledgements : Preface (ctd.) : " ... The publishers would here acknowledge their obligations to Col. F. B. Fay, Wm. C. Brown, Wm. Hawes , J. H. Osgood, E. N. Morse, and Samuel Lane, a committee of the "Chelsea Continental Musical Association", who have manifested a deep interest in the progress and success of this work ; also, to R. C. Kemp, Conductor of the "Reading Old Folks Musical Society", Charles French, of Braintree, for valuable contributions and suggestions, and to many other societies and individuals for much valuable assistance in its preparation." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Pleyel, Corelli, Handel, Beethoven, Haydn, Mazzinghi, and Mozart ; includes selections from A. Williams' collection, Haydn collection, Carmina sacra, Boston Academy collection, and T. Williams' collection
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and blue paper covers ; front cover bears title : "Continental harmony : a collection of music, principally designed for old folks concerts" ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (349 p.)
Note
  • Inscriptions : "C. H. Newall" in pencil -- front endpapers ; "Words by Dr. Samuel Staughton. 1st Pres. Columbia College. Washington, D. C. See S. Dyers Collection" in reference to anthem "Strike the cymbal" -- p. 232 ; inserted on lined paper is 6 page index of composers handwritten by Metcalf and stamped on each page with ink stamp: "Continental harmony. 1857" ; Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Hinges broken, leaving boards attached by binding tapes only ; losses to head and tail of spine ; covers with minor losses at edges ; front endpaper mended with scotch tape ; foxing and other staining throughout.
System control number
(OCoLC)10976815
Label
Continental Harmony : a collection of the most celebrated psalm tunes, anthems, and favorite pieces ; designed particularly for "old folks' concerts," and the social circle
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-144 [15]4 16-214 42x1 24-324 [33]4 344 [35-36]4 37-384 [39]4 40-414 [42-43]4 ; with numerous missignings throughout ; wove paper
  • ca. 286 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; most with figured bass or unaccompanied ; some with piano/organ accompaniment ; each headed by title, meter, composer ; ca. 75 anthems, choruses, sentences, etc. ; most for SATB ; some with solo or duet and chorus ; each with piano/organ accompaniment and/or figured bass ; each headed by title, composer, and composition type
  • Includes indexes : "General index" -- p. [348]-349 ; "Index of anthems and pieces" -- p. 349
  • Copyright statement : dated 1857 -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : "The chief object ... is to present in their original form, such favorite tunes composed by the early American authors ... The labor of comparing copies, and obtaining evidence of the genuineness of those accepted, has been great ... contains also quite a number of pieces by Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Kent, Arnold, Chapple, and others ... Of this collection it may be said, that while in its character it is decidely American, it is still somewhat European ... Another feature of this work is its "Secular department" [with] ... patriotic and home songs ..." -- p. [3]
  • Acknowledgements : Preface (ctd.) : " ... The publishers would here acknowledge their obligations to Col. F. B. Fay, Wm. C. Brown, Wm. Hawes , J. H. Osgood, E. N. Morse, and Samuel Lane, a committee of the "Chelsea Continental Musical Association", who have manifested a deep interest in the progress and success of this work ; also, to R. C. Kemp, Conductor of the "Reading Old Folks Musical Society", Charles French, of Braintree, for valuable contributions and suggestions, and to many other societies and individuals for much valuable assistance in its preparation." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Pleyel, Corelli, Handel, Beethoven, Haydn, Mazzinghi, and Mozart ; includes selections from A. Williams' collection, Haydn collection, Carmina sacra, Boston Academy collection, and T. Williams' collection
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and blue paper covers ; front cover bears title : "Continental harmony : a collection of music, principally designed for old folks concerts" ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (349 p.)
Note
  • Inscriptions : "C. H. Newall" in pencil -- front endpapers ; "Words by Dr. Samuel Staughton. 1st Pres. Columbia College. Washington, D. C. See S. Dyers Collection" in reference to anthem "Strike the cymbal" -- p. 232 ; inserted on lined paper is 6 page index of composers handwritten by Metcalf and stamped on each page with ink stamp: "Continental harmony. 1857" ; Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Hinges broken, leaving boards attached by binding tapes only ; losses to head and tail of spine ; covers with minor losses at edges ; front endpaper mended with scotch tape ; foxing and other staining throughout.
System control number
(OCoLC)10976815

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