The Resource David's harp, or The Boston Sabbath school song book : containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres, also hymns, anthems and chants suited to anniversary, patriotic, temperance and particular occasions, selected, arranged and composed by H.W. Day, editor of the Musical visitor, and author of the Vocal school

David's harp, or The Boston Sabbath school song book : containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres, also hymns, anthems and chants suited to anniversary, patriotic, temperance and particular occasions, selected, arranged and composed by H.W. Day, editor of the Musical visitor, and author of the Vocal school

Label
David's harp, or The Boston Sabbath school song book : containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres, also hymns, anthems and chants suited to anniversary, patriotic, temperance and particular occasions
Title
David's harp, or The Boston Sabbath school song book
Title remainder
containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres, also hymns, anthems and chants suited to anniversary, patriotic, temperance and particular occasions
Statement of responsibility
selected, arranged and composed by H.W. Day, editor of the Musical visitor, and author of the Vocal school
Title variation
Boston Sabbath school song book
Creator
Contributor
Publisher
Stereotyper
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BHA
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Day, H. W.
Form of composition
hymns
Format of music
close score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • 1784-1875
  • 1788-1870
  • 1810-1881
  • 1792-1872
  • 1578-1650
  • active 1775-1800
  • 1789?-1859
  • 1766-1821
  • 1803-1870
  • 1807-1882
  • 1865-1945
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  • Wood, Hartley
  • Tappan, Charles
  • Perkins, Henry
  • Hyde, William
  • Hawks, T. S
  • Kidder, Andrew Bradshaw
  • Mason, Lowell
  • Prideaux, John
  • Hall, S.
  • Chase
  • Costellow, T.
  • Keith, G. B
  • Pickering, David
  • Callcott, John Wall
  • Hickson, W. E.
  • Hood, George
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Tappan and Dennet
  • Saxton & Miles
  • Fargo, Champlin and Brooks
  • E. Lucas and Co
  • Kidder and Wright
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  • Hymns
  • Hymns, English
  • Choruses, sacred (Mixed voices), unaccompanied
  • Revival hymns
  • Psalmody
  • Chants
  • Anthems
  • Temperance
  • Patriotic music
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David's harp, or The Boston Sabbath school song book : containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres, also hymns, anthems and chants suited to anniversary, patriotic, temperance and particular occasions, selected, arranged and composed by H.W. Day, editor of the Musical visitor, and author of the Vocal school
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]8 2-118 ; wove paper
  • 334 numbered hymns, anthems, songs, and chants with 162 tunes ; set for 2-4 voices on two staves ; each headed by title, number, metrical indication ; many with author and/or composer, tune name, brief instruction regarding tempo or dynamics
  • Preface : "The want of a book adapted to the present state of Sabbath schools, containing music and hymns suitable to various occasions, has been the reason why this has been prepared ... Our national Independence, the great reform in temperance, in morals, and equal rights,- the rapidly extending influence of Evangelical religion, and the cause of missions suggest a variety of themes of thrilling interest and give rise to the observance of anniversaries and public occasions, for which music is needed, in connection with tunes and hymns adapted to the regular worship and praise of the Most High ..."--p. [2]
  • Introduction : includes 10 separate sections : "General contents and arrangement" ; "Musical history" ; "Music in Sabbath schools" ; "Various modes of introducing music into Sabbath schools" ; "Singing and other exercises in Sabbath schools" ; "Claims of music" ; "Acknowledgements" ; "Music books in Sabbath school libraries" ; "Music, a part of education" ; "A few rules of singers in the choir"--p. 3-4, 170-172
  • Includes indexes : "The following pages embrace a general, a metrical, and a first line index, by which a particular hymn or tune in any metre may easily be found" [followed by one line ornamental rule] : "General index" ; "Metrical index" ; "First line index"--p. [173]-176
  • Quarter calf binding, with ribbed morocco spine ; green paper covers ; front cover framed with ornamental rule and t.p. information ; back cover with advertisements for "Musical books, furnished at the musical visitor office" ; book is oblong in shape
Dimensions
13 x 18 cm.
Edition
2nd rev. ed.
Extent
1 close score (176 p.)
Note
Nutter Metcalf copy: Frank Metcalf's bookplate--front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)10961547
Label
David's harp, or The Boston Sabbath school song book : containing a variety of pleasing tunes in all the various metres, also hymns, anthems and chants suited to anniversary, patriotic, temperance and particular occasions, selected, arranged and composed by H.W. Day, editor of the Musical visitor, and author of the Vocal school
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]8 2-118 ; wove paper
  • 334 numbered hymns, anthems, songs, and chants with 162 tunes ; set for 2-4 voices on two staves ; each headed by title, number, metrical indication ; many with author and/or composer, tune name, brief instruction regarding tempo or dynamics
  • Preface : "The want of a book adapted to the present state of Sabbath schools, containing music and hymns suitable to various occasions, has been the reason why this has been prepared ... Our national Independence, the great reform in temperance, in morals, and equal rights,- the rapidly extending influence of Evangelical religion, and the cause of missions suggest a variety of themes of thrilling interest and give rise to the observance of anniversaries and public occasions, for which music is needed, in connection with tunes and hymns adapted to the regular worship and praise of the Most High ..."--p. [2]
  • Introduction : includes 10 separate sections : "General contents and arrangement" ; "Musical history" ; "Music in Sabbath schools" ; "Various modes of introducing music into Sabbath schools" ; "Singing and other exercises in Sabbath schools" ; "Claims of music" ; "Acknowledgements" ; "Music books in Sabbath school libraries" ; "Music, a part of education" ; "A few rules of singers in the choir"--p. 3-4, 170-172
  • Includes indexes : "The following pages embrace a general, a metrical, and a first line index, by which a particular hymn or tune in any metre may easily be found" [followed by one line ornamental rule] : "General index" ; "Metrical index" ; "First line index"--p. [173]-176
  • Quarter calf binding, with ribbed morocco spine ; green paper covers ; front cover framed with ornamental rule and t.p. information ; back cover with advertisements for "Musical books, furnished at the musical visitor office" ; book is oblong in shape
Dimensions
13 x 18 cm.
Edition
2nd rev. ed.
Extent
1 close score (176 p.)
Note
Nutter Metcalf copy: Frank Metcalf's bookplate--front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)10961547

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