The Resource The Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection of church music : being a selection of the most approved Psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sentences, chants, &c., together with many beautiful extracts from the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and other eminent composers, harmonized for three and four voices, with a figured base for the organ and piano forte, edited by Lowell Mason

The Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection of church music : being a selection of the most approved Psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sentences, chants, &c., together with many beautiful extracts from the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and other eminent composers, harmonized for three and four voices, with a figured base for the organ and piano forte, edited by Lowell Mason

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The Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection of church music : being a selection of the most approved Psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sentences, chants, &c., together with many beautiful extracts from the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and other eminent composers, harmonized for three and four voices, with a figured base for the organ and piano forte
Title
The Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection of church music
Title remainder
being a selection of the most approved Psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sentences, chants, &c., together with many beautiful extracts from the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and other eminent composers, harmonized for three and four voices, with a figured base for the organ and piano forte
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lowell Mason
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Contributor
Copyright holder
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
PKT
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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Handel and Haydn Society (Boston, Mass.)
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  • 1792-1872
  • active 1775-1800
  • 1699?-1783
  • 1758-1827
  • 1707-1787
  • 1678-1727
  • 1711-1779
  • 1687?-1743
  • 1767-1822
  • 1716-1796
  • 1705?-1741
  • 1752-1832
  • 1726-1814
  • 1748-1782
  • approximately 1710-1793
  • 1740-1816
  • 1756-1808
  • 1733-1795
  • -approximately 1800
  • 1708-1781
  • 1696-1755
  • 1788-1872
  • 1698-1768
  • 1726-1790
  • 1732-1815
  • 1766-1821
  • (ca.)1505-1585
  • 1748-1810
  • 1748-1829
  • 1762-1820
  • 1741-1808
  • 1781-1861
  • 1795-1857
  • 1748-1810
  • 1757-1836
  • 1783-1873
  • 1775-1859
  • 1717-1799
  • 1770-1827
  • 1592?-1635?
  • 1737-1806
  • 1735-1781
  • 1710-1778
  • 1731-1776
  • 1746-1800
  • -1708
  • 1774-1858
  • ca.1565-1634
  • 1762-1798
  • 1710-1782
  • 1773-1861
  • approximately 1710-1792
  • 1784-1872
  • 1758-1836
  • 1794-1820
  • 1676-1736
  • 1754-1825
  • 1747-1818
  • 1775-1859
  • 1715-1783
  • 1755-1824
  • 1765-1844
  • 1808-1895
  • 1730-1803
  • 1766-1843
  • 1741-1801
  • 1759-1829
  • 1700-1748
  • 1788-1819
  • 1865-1945
  • 1725-1797
  • 1783-1806
  • 1758-1825
  • 1608-1674
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mason, Lowell
  • Lewis, Joseph
  • Costellow, T.
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Taylor, Richard
  • Thorley, T
  • Harwood, Edward
  • Croft, William
  • Boyce, William
  • Carey, Henry
  • Shoel, Thomas
  • Stanley
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Prelleur, Peter
  • Burder, George
  • Burney, Charles
  • Wainwright, Robert
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Mather, William
  • Linley, Thomas
  • Smith, Is.
  • Tuckey, William
  • Greene, Maurice
  • Venua, F.
  • Knapp, William
  • Madan, Martin
  • Hudson
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Callcott, John Wall
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Harrison
  • Shield, William
  • Holyoke, Samuel
  • Barthelemon. F.-H.
  • Novello, Vincent
  • Zeuner, Charles
  • Cecil, Richard
  • Read, Daniel
  • Jackson, Thomas
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Lucas
  • Jones
  • Randall, John
  • Spofforth, Reginald
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Haydn, Michael
  • Wheal, W
  • Mornington, Garrett Colley Wellesley
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Heighington
  • Williams, A.
  • Cuthbert
  • Billings, William
  • Blow, John
  • Horsley, William
  • Kirbye, George
  • Jackson, I
  • Leach, J.
  • Milgrove, Benjamin
  • Howard, Samuel
  • Holt, Benjamin
  • Bond, Hugh
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Levesque
  • Burney, William
  • Hastings, Thomas
  • Darwell, J
  • Latrobe, Christian Ignatius
  • Abel, F. L.
  • Weldon, John
  • Winter, Peter von
  • Kozeluch, Leopold
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Nares, James
  • Viotti, Giovanni Battista
  • Mazzinghi, Joseph
  • Smith, Samuel Francis
  • Jackson, William
  • Kent, John
  • Naumann, Johann Gottlieb
  • Shrubsole, W.
  • Thomson, James
  • Cook, R
  • Bennett, R.
  • Oates, George
  • Jennings
  • Radiger
  • Schelz
  • Gemmian
  • Thompson, A
  • Swaffield, B. M
  • Whitfield, John Clark
  • Smith, Jno
  • Stephens, I
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Mason, William
  • Geary, T. A.
  • Gelinek, Joseph
  • Milton, John
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  • Hymns, English
  • Psalmody
  • Tune-books
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with continuo
  • Sacred vocal music
  • Anthems
  • Chants
  • Music
  • Singing
  • Music theory
Label
The Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection of church music : being a selection of the most approved Psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sentences, chants, &c., together with many beautiful extracts from the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and other eminent composers, harmonized for three and four voices, with a figured base for the organ and piano forte, edited by Lowell Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-454 ; wove paper
  • ca. 399 hymns with tunes ; ca. 64 anthems, sentences, etc. ; arranged for SATB ; with figured bass ; headed by title, author/composer, metronomic setting ; hymn tunes also headed by metrical indication ; ca. 11 chants in close score for SATB, with Latin titles
  • "Introduction to the art of singing" : 10 numbered lessons in rudiments of music in question and answer format. -- p. vii-xxii
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. [xxiii]
  • "Lessons for the exercise of the voice" -- p. [xxiv]
  • "Lessons for beating time" -- [xxiv]
  • Indexes : "General index" -- p. [1]-[2] at back of book ; "Anthems, sentences, hymns, &c." -- [2] at back of book ; "Chants" -- p. [2] at back of book ; "Metrical index" -- p. [3] at back of book
  • Copyright statement : entered by Joseph Lewis, secretary of the Handel and Haydn Society ; dated 1832. -- t.p. verso
  • T. P. quote : "Assembled men to the deep organ join / The long resounding voice, oft breaking clear, / At solemn pauses, through the resounding Base; / And, as each mingling flame increases each, / In one united ardour rise to Heaven." (Thomson) -- t.p
  • Preface : " ... it has been thought advisable ... to make ... a thorough revision of the Handel and Haydn collection, and to present to the lovers of church music, from the new materials which have been accumulating, those pieces which are most interesting and valuable, and to make such other additions ... as the improving state of psalmody and of the public taste seemed to require ..." -- p. [iii]
  • Preface [ctd.] : "The present edition is believed to possess advantages over any preceding edition : 1. New music ... nearly 100 [new] metrical tunes ... 2. Harmony ... aimed to ... vocal execution ... easily performed without instrumental accompaniment ... [but] with a richer, fuller harmony [for organists] ... 3. Classification ... pieces... for private use and for those [with] ... considerable proficiency in music have been separated from the psalm and hymn tunes and placed among the anthems and select pieces ...4. Anthems and occasional pieces. Several of the longest and least useful ... have been omitted [and replaced with ones which are] ... shorter [and] easier. 5. Introductory rules ... written entirely anew, in the form of question and answer." -- p. iv-v
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Haydn, Pleyel, Beethoven, Handel, Purcell, Corelli, Mozart, Watts, and Pergolesi
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed boards ; brown paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information framed by ornamental border ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
15 x 25 cm.
Edition
11th ed., with additions and improvements.
Extent
1 score (357 p.)
Note
  • Stamp : "Sold by John M. Ives. Esex Street, Salem." -- front pastedown ; stamp : additional advertisment for bookseller -- front pastedown ; Ephemera : assorted threads and [?] hair ties -- p. 308-309 ; two round paper cut-outs -- p. 312-313 ; small paper cut-out of a clock -- p. 340-341 ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Hinges broken ; spine dessicated and with losses ; covers badly abraded and with losses ; boards nearly attached ; binding tapes beginning to break ; textblock stained and soiled and with multiple, minor creases and tears.
System control number
(OCoLC)2309295
Label
The Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection of church music : being a selection of the most approved Psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sentences, chants, &c., together with many beautiful extracts from the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and other eminent composers, harmonized for three and four voices, with a figured base for the organ and piano forte, edited by Lowell Mason
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-454 ; wove paper
  • ca. 399 hymns with tunes ; ca. 64 anthems, sentences, etc. ; arranged for SATB ; with figured bass ; headed by title, author/composer, metronomic setting ; hymn tunes also headed by metrical indication ; ca. 11 chants in close score for SATB, with Latin titles
  • "Introduction to the art of singing" : 10 numbered lessons in rudiments of music in question and answer format. -- p. vii-xxii
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. [xxiii]
  • "Lessons for the exercise of the voice" -- p. [xxiv]
  • "Lessons for beating time" -- [xxiv]
  • Indexes : "General index" -- p. [1]-[2] at back of book ; "Anthems, sentences, hymns, &c." -- [2] at back of book ; "Chants" -- p. [2] at back of book ; "Metrical index" -- p. [3] at back of book
  • Copyright statement : entered by Joseph Lewis, secretary of the Handel and Haydn Society ; dated 1832. -- t.p. verso
  • T. P. quote : "Assembled men to the deep organ join / The long resounding voice, oft breaking clear, / At solemn pauses, through the resounding Base; / And, as each mingling flame increases each, / In one united ardour rise to Heaven." (Thomson) -- t.p
  • Preface : " ... it has been thought advisable ... to make ... a thorough revision of the Handel and Haydn collection, and to present to the lovers of church music, from the new materials which have been accumulating, those pieces which are most interesting and valuable, and to make such other additions ... as the improving state of psalmody and of the public taste seemed to require ..." -- p. [iii]
  • Preface [ctd.] : "The present edition is believed to possess advantages over any preceding edition : 1. New music ... nearly 100 [new] metrical tunes ... 2. Harmony ... aimed to ... vocal execution ... easily performed without instrumental accompaniment ... [but] with a richer, fuller harmony [for organists] ... 3. Classification ... pieces... for private use and for those [with] ... considerable proficiency in music have been separated from the psalm and hymn tunes and placed among the anthems and select pieces ...4. Anthems and occasional pieces. Several of the longest and least useful ... have been omitted [and replaced with ones which are] ... shorter [and] easier. 5. Introductory rules ... written entirely anew, in the form of question and answer." -- p. iv-v
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Haydn, Pleyel, Beethoven, Handel, Purcell, Corelli, Mozart, Watts, and Pergolesi
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed boards ; brown paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information framed by ornamental border ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
15 x 25 cm.
Edition
11th ed., with additions and improvements.
Extent
1 score (357 p.)
Note
  • Stamp : "Sold by John M. Ives. Esex Street, Salem." -- front pastedown ; stamp : additional advertisment for bookseller -- front pastedown ; Ephemera : assorted threads and [?] hair ties -- p. 308-309 ; two round paper cut-outs -- p. 312-313 ; small paper cut-out of a clock -- p. 340-341 ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Hinges broken ; spine dessicated and with losses ; covers badly abraded and with losses ; boards nearly attached ; binding tapes beginning to break ; textblock stained and soiled and with multiple, minor creases and tears.
System control number
(OCoLC)2309295

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