The Resource The American vocalist : a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new : designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor ; adapted to every variety of metre in common use and appropriate to every occasion where God is worshipped and men are blessed ... embracing a greater variety of music for congregations, societies, singing schools, and choirs, than any other collection extant ; in three parts, by Rev. D. H. Mansfield

The American vocalist : a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new : designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor ; adapted to every variety of metre in common use and appropriate to every occasion where God is worshipped and men are blessed ... embracing a greater variety of music for congregations, societies, singing schools, and choirs, than any other collection extant ; in three parts, by Rev. D. H. Mansfield

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The American vocalist : a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new : designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor ; adapted to every variety of metre in common use and appropriate to every occasion where God is worshipped and men are blessed ... embracing a greater variety of music for congregations, societies, singing schools, and choirs, than any other collection extant ; in three parts
Title
The American vocalist
Title remainder
a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new : designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor ; adapted to every variety of metre in common use and appropriate to every occasion where God is worshipped and men are blessed ... embracing a greater variety of music for congregations, societies, singing schools, and choirs, than any other collection extant ; in three parts
Statement of responsibility
by Rev. D. H. Mansfield
Creator
Contributor
Stereotyper
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BZM
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Mansfield, D. H
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
voice score with accompaniment omitted
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • Kidder, Andrew Bradshaw
  • Read, Daniel
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Mitchell, Nahum
  • Stanley
  • Husband, John J.
  • Mason, Lowell
  • Venua, F.
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Burney, Charles
  • Costellow, T.
  • Burder, George
  • Edson, Lewis
  • Swan, Timothy
  • Thorley, T
  • Billings, William
  • Kimball, Jacob
  • Maxim, Abraham
  • Holden, Oliver
  • Shoel, Thomas
  • Smith, Is.
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Madan, Martin
  • Carolan, Turlough
  • Robbins, Chandler
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Cuzens, Benjamin
  • Croft, William
  • Prelleur, Peter
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Williams, A.
  • Leach, J.
  • Randall, John
  • Heighington
  • Brownson,Oliver
  • White, Edward L.
  • Woodbury, I. B.
  • Cole, John
  • Lucas
  • Miller, Edward
  • Burgmuller, Friedrich
  • Staunton, William
  • Cuthbert
  • Tucker
  • Kirbye, George
  • Fawcett, John
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Jones,William
  • Greene, Maurice
  • Wyvill
  • Bond, Hugh
  • Edson, Lewis
  • Mazzinghi, Joseph
  • Dalmer
  • Milgrove, Benjamin
  • Chandler, Solomon
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Yoakley, W. A
  • Radiger
  • Harwood, Edward
  • Harrison, Mr.
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Schnyder von Wartensee, Franz Xaver
  • Malan, Cesar
  • Belknap, Daniel
  • Naumann, Johann Gottlieb
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Schultz, Heinrich
  • Webb, George James
  • Morgan, Justin
  • Kingsley, George
  • Hubbard, S.
  • Kent, James
  • Swaffield, B. M
  • Cecil, Richard
  • Thompson, A
  • Kreutzer, Conradin
  • Dingley, Charles
  • Shindler, Mary Dana
  • Wiesenthal, T. V.
  • Devereaux, L.
  • Coles, George
  • Heath, L.
  • Washburn, Henry Stevenson
  • Hunter, William
  • Rawlings, T. A.
  • Goff, Arthur J.
  • Austin
  • Dutton, J
  • Coan
  • Armstrong, Rollo
  • Farrington, W. F
  • Sutton, A.
  • Packard, J. B
  • DePinna, J
  • Merrill, A. D.
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  • Rickard, J
  • Banister, John
  • Hus, Jan
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Oates, George
  • Ingalls, Jeremiah
  • Tuckey, William
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  • Hymns, English
  • Choruses, sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) unaccompanied
  • Anthems
  • Tunebooks
  • Music
  • Singing
Label
The American vocalist : a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new : designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor ; adapted to every variety of metre in common use and appropriate to every occasion where God is worshipped and men are blessed ... embracing a greater variety of music for congregations, societies, singing schools, and choirs, than any other collection extant ; in three parts, by Rev. D. H. Mansfield
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : pi8 [1]4 2-214 [22]4 23-454 ; wove paper
  • Part I : ca. 327 hymns with tunes for SATB ; without accompaniment ; each headed by title, meter and composer ; ca. 24 anthems, &c. ; for SATB ; without accompaniment ; each headed by title and composer ; Part II and III : ca. 166 tunes, anthems, and doxologies for 2-4 voices ; without accompaniment ; few include names of composers/authors
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 9 numbered chapters with 110 short lessons explaining rudiments of music with emphasis on vocal music ; with musical illustrations ; test questions at the close of each chapter -- p. [iii]-xiv
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. xv
  • Includes indexes : "Part I : Alphabetical index" -- p. 356-377 ; "Anthems, &c." -- p. 357 ; "Part I : Metrical index" -- p. 357-358 ; "Parts II and III : General and metrical index" -- p. 359 ; "First lines to principal hymns" -- p. 360
  • Copyright statement : dated 1849 -- t.p. verso
  • "Stereotyped by A. B. Kidder, 7, Cornhill, Boston" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... [this] volume is divided into three parts. The first contains church music ; the second, the more important vestry music, and the third, the lighter kind of vestry music ... A great portion of the church music is old ... [The] evidence of the inferiority [of new music] is its short life ... The vestry music has been harmonized expressly for this work ... The compiler takes pleasure in acknowledging his especial obligation for favors received from Lowell Mason ... G. J. Webb, Rev. G. Coles, G. Kingsley, I. B. Woodbury and E. L. White ... to the Boston Handel and Haydn Society and the Boston Academy, to C. Bradlee, [and] Oliver Ditson ..." -- t.p. verso
  • "Remarks" : "Singing ... should ... be performed by the whole congregation ... Every singer should have a tune book ... Musical instruments may be useful where singers are not thoroughly trained ... If there is a select choir, the members should receive their places with reference ... to their abilities ... not ... wealth, station or general talent ... The tune must be keyed to suit the singers ... no person who is profane or vicious may [take] a place in the choir ..." -- p. xvi
  • "From the compositions of Billings, Holden, Maxim, Edson, Holyoke, Read, Kimball, Morgan, Wood, Swan, &c. &c., and eminent American authors now living, as well from distinguished European composers..." -- t.p
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Pleyel, Haydn, Handel, Purcell, Corelli, Cherubini, Weber, and Mozart ; includes selections from Williams' collection, Cumberland collection, Harmonia sacra, and the Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information ; back board bears advertisement for publisher
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
1 score (xvi, 360 p.) ; 17 x 24 cm.
Note
  • Inscriptions : "Nutter, St. Albans, Vt." pencilled in Nutter's hand -- front endpapers ; numerous inscriptions indicating authorship of hymns in parts II and III in Nutter's hand ; Nutter's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Boards detached ; sewing structure broken and spine split causing textblock to be broken ; stains, acid migration and embrittlement of textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)42422710
Label
The American vocalist : a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new : designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor ; adapted to every variety of metre in common use and appropriate to every occasion where God is worshipped and men are blessed ... embracing a greater variety of music for congregations, societies, singing schools, and choirs, than any other collection extant ; in three parts, by Rev. D. H. Mansfield
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : pi8 [1]4 2-214 [22]4 23-454 ; wove paper
  • Part I : ca. 327 hymns with tunes for SATB ; without accompaniment ; each headed by title, meter and composer ; ca. 24 anthems, &c. ; for SATB ; without accompaniment ; each headed by title and composer ; Part II and III : ca. 166 tunes, anthems, and doxologies for 2-4 voices ; without accompaniment ; few include names of composers/authors
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 9 numbered chapters with 110 short lessons explaining rudiments of music with emphasis on vocal music ; with musical illustrations ; test questions at the close of each chapter -- p. [iii]-xiv
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. xv
  • Includes indexes : "Part I : Alphabetical index" -- p. 356-377 ; "Anthems, &c." -- p. 357 ; "Part I : Metrical index" -- p. 357-358 ; "Parts II and III : General and metrical index" -- p. 359 ; "First lines to principal hymns" -- p. 360
  • Copyright statement : dated 1849 -- t.p. verso
  • "Stereotyped by A. B. Kidder, 7, Cornhill, Boston" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... [this] volume is divided into three parts. The first contains church music ; the second, the more important vestry music, and the third, the lighter kind of vestry music ... A great portion of the church music is old ... [The] evidence of the inferiority [of new music] is its short life ... The vestry music has been harmonized expressly for this work ... The compiler takes pleasure in acknowledging his especial obligation for favors received from Lowell Mason ... G. J. Webb, Rev. G. Coles, G. Kingsley, I. B. Woodbury and E. L. White ... to the Boston Handel and Haydn Society and the Boston Academy, to C. Bradlee, [and] Oliver Ditson ..." -- t.p. verso
  • "Remarks" : "Singing ... should ... be performed by the whole congregation ... Every singer should have a tune book ... Musical instruments may be useful where singers are not thoroughly trained ... If there is a select choir, the members should receive their places with reference ... to their abilities ... not ... wealth, station or general talent ... The tune must be keyed to suit the singers ... no person who is profane or vicious may [take] a place in the choir ..." -- p. xvi
  • "From the compositions of Billings, Holden, Maxim, Edson, Holyoke, Read, Kimball, Morgan, Wood, Swan, &c. &c., and eminent American authors now living, as well from distinguished European composers..." -- t.p
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Pleyel, Haydn, Handel, Purcell, Corelli, Cherubini, Weber, and Mozart ; includes selections from Williams' collection, Cumberland collection, Harmonia sacra, and the Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information ; back board bears advertisement for publisher
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
1 score (xvi, 360 p.) ; 17 x 24 cm.
Note
  • Inscriptions : "Nutter, St. Albans, Vt." pencilled in Nutter's hand -- front endpapers ; numerous inscriptions indicating authorship of hymns in parts II and III in Nutter's hand ; Nutter's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Boards detached ; sewing structure broken and spine split causing textblock to be broken ; stains, acid migration and embrittlement of textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)42422710

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