The Resource Taylor's sacred minstrel : or, American church music book : a new collection of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to the various metres now in use : together with anthems, sentences, chants and other pieces ; for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools, musical societies, social sacred music circles, and private devotion ; containing between three and four hundred new pieces, original and selected, now for the first time presented to the American public, and others from the most distinguished European composers, edited by Virgil Corydon Taylor

Taylor's sacred minstrel : or, American church music book : a new collection of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to the various metres now in use : together with anthems, sentences, chants and other pieces ; for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools, musical societies, social sacred music circles, and private devotion ; containing between three and four hundred new pieces, original and selected, now for the first time presented to the American public, and others from the most distinguished European composers, edited by Virgil Corydon Taylor

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Taylor's sacred minstrel : or, American church music book : a new collection of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to the various metres now in use : together with anthems, sentences, chants and other pieces ; for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools, musical societies, social sacred music circles, and private devotion ; containing between three and four hundred new pieces, original and selected, now for the first time presented to the American public, and others from the most distinguished European composers
Title
Taylor's sacred minstrel
Title remainder
or, American church music book : a new collection of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to the various metres now in use : together with anthems, sentences, chants and other pieces ; for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools, musical societies, social sacred music circles, and private devotion ; containing between three and four hundred new pieces, original and selected, now for the first time presented to the American public, and others from the most distinguished European composers
Statement of responsibility
edited by Virgil Corydon Taylor
Title variation
American church music book
Creator
Contributor
Publisher
Stereotyper
Subject
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
PLF
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1817-1891
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Taylor, Virgil Corydon
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • Battishill, Jonathan
  • Williams, A.
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  • Harrison
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  • Smith, Samuel Francis
  • Abbott, Asahel
  • Loud, Thomas
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  • Chappel, Samuel
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  • Dean, Thomas
  • Taylor, Warren
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  • Wilcox, John Henry
  • Barrus, H.G
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  • Hymns, English
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Taylor's sacred minstrel : or, American church music book : a new collection of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to the various metres now in use : together with anthems, sentences, chants and other pieces ; for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools, musical societies, social sacred music circles, and private devotion ; containing between three and four hundred new pieces, original and selected, now for the first time presented to the American public, and others from the most distinguished European composers, edited by Virgil Corydon Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-104 [11]4 12-134 [14]4 15-294 pi4 (-pi2) pi4 pi4 30-364 374 (-372)4 38-404 [41]6 42-454 ; wove paper
  • ca. 387 hymns with tunes ; for SATB ; with piano/organ accompaniment printed on lower staves ; each headed by title, meter, and composer ; ca. 39 anthems, sentences, and hymns ; for 1-4 voices ; with piano/organ accompaniment ; each headed by title, composition type and composer ; 45 numbered chants ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 16 chapters further divided into 112 lessons on rudiments of music ; with musical illustrations and vocal exercises throughout -- p. [4]-30
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 31
  • Includes indexes : "Table of first lines" -- p. [1] at back of book ; "General index" -- p. [2] at back of book ; "Metrical index" -- p. [3] at back of book ; "Index to anthems, sentences &c." -- p. [4] at back of book ; "Chants" -- p. [4] at back of book
  • Copyright statement : dated 1846 -- t.p. verso
  • "Stereotyped by A. B. Kidder, No. 7 Cornhill, Boston" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ...the editor has ... arrange[d] the tunes ... [so] each part has assigned to it ... [a] melody to render it agreeable ... the greater part ... [is] new pieces ... [but also] contains ... nearly all the old tunes considered as standard ... The rudiments ... are classified in a manner differing somewhat from the ordinary way ... rendering them more easily comprehended ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Pleyel, Purcell, Haydn, Beethoven, Bellini, Handel and Mozart, and selections from the Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection and the Boston Academy collection
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information ; back cover bears advertisements and recommendations for this collection
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (379, [5] p.)
Note
Nutter-Metcalf copy: Inscriptions : numerous pencilled inscriptions in musical glossary, including personal names corresponding to musical terms (e.g. "Semplice. Simple, chaste" : inscription: "Mrs. Flint") -- p. 31 ; "Broken bell. How sad. But not so sad as a cracked Belle" -- back endpapers ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)9067037
Label
Taylor's sacred minstrel : or, American church music book : a new collection of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to the various metres now in use : together with anthems, sentences, chants and other pieces ; for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools, musical societies, social sacred music circles, and private devotion ; containing between three and four hundred new pieces, original and selected, now for the first time presented to the American public, and others from the most distinguished European composers, edited by Virgil Corydon Taylor
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-104 [11]4 12-134 [14]4 15-294 pi4 (-pi2) pi4 pi4 30-364 374 (-372)4 38-404 [41]6 42-454 ; wove paper
  • ca. 387 hymns with tunes ; for SATB ; with piano/organ accompaniment printed on lower staves ; each headed by title, meter, and composer ; ca. 39 anthems, sentences, and hymns ; for 1-4 voices ; with piano/organ accompaniment ; each headed by title, composition type and composer ; 45 numbered chants ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 16 chapters further divided into 112 lessons on rudiments of music ; with musical illustrations and vocal exercises throughout -- p. [4]-30
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 31
  • Includes indexes : "Table of first lines" -- p. [1] at back of book ; "General index" -- p. [2] at back of book ; "Metrical index" -- p. [3] at back of book ; "Index to anthems, sentences &c." -- p. [4] at back of book ; "Chants" -- p. [4] at back of book
  • Copyright statement : dated 1846 -- t.p. verso
  • "Stereotyped by A. B. Kidder, No. 7 Cornhill, Boston" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ...the editor has ... arrange[d] the tunes ... [so] each part has assigned to it ... [a] melody to render it agreeable ... the greater part ... [is] new pieces ... [but also] contains ... nearly all the old tunes considered as standard ... The rudiments ... are classified in a manner differing somewhat from the ordinary way ... rendering them more easily comprehended ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Pleyel, Purcell, Haydn, Beethoven, Bellini, Handel and Mozart, and selections from the Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection and the Boston Academy collection
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information ; back cover bears advertisements and recommendations for this collection
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (379, [5] p.)
Note
Nutter-Metcalf copy: Inscriptions : numerous pencilled inscriptions in musical glossary, including personal names corresponding to musical terms (e.g. "Semplice. Simple, chaste" : inscription: "Mrs. Flint") -- p. 31 ; "Broken bell. How sad. But not so sad as a cracked Belle" -- back endpapers ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)9067037

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