The Resource The Boston Musical Institute's collection of church music : comprising a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, chants, sentences and other set pieces, original and selected from the most eminent composers : the whole intended and calculated for congregational and the church service, with an accompaniment adapted to the organ and piano-forte, arranged and composed by T. Comer

The Boston Musical Institute's collection of church music : comprising a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, chants, sentences and other set pieces, original and selected from the most eminent composers : the whole intended and calculated for congregational and the church service, with an accompaniment adapted to the organ and piano-forte, arranged and composed by T. Comer

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The Boston Musical Institute's collection of church music : comprising a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, chants, sentences and other set pieces, original and selected from the most eminent composers : the whole intended and calculated for congregational and the church service, with an accompaniment adapted to the organ and piano-forte
Title
The Boston Musical Institute's collection of church music
Title remainder
comprising a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, chants, sentences and other set pieces, original and selected from the most eminent composers : the whole intended and calculated for congregational and the church service, with an accompaniment adapted to the organ and piano-forte
Statement of responsibility
arranged and composed by T. Comer
Creator
Contributor
Copyright holder
Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
WTU
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Comer, T.
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • 1755-1824
  • 1791-1877
  • 1726-1790
  • 1809-1890
  • 1778-1858
  • approximately 1710-1793
  • 1748-1810
  • 1746-1800
  • 1760-1825
  • active 1775-1800
  • 17th cent
  • -approximately 1800
  • 1762-1798
  • 1752-1832
  • 1687?-1743
  • 1726-1814
  • 1707-1787
  • 1708-1781
  • 1788-1872
  • 1775-1859
  • 1761-1833
  • 1750-1811
  • 1748-1782
  • 1726-1800
  • 1735-1781
  • 1826-1886
  • 1710-1778
  • 1717-1799
  • 1775-1859
  • 1669?-1707
  • 1758-1842
  • 1716-1796
  • 1766-1821
  • 1735-1807
  • 1783-1873
  • fl. 1780-1827
  • 1791-1877
  • 1765-1823
  • approximately 1550-1633
  • 1770-1827
  • (ca.)1505-1585
  • 1791-1856
  • 1746-1815
  • 1648-1706
  • 1731-1776
  • 1808-1887
  • 1765-1844
  • 1776-1847
  • 1815-1873
  • 1713-1753
  • 1802-1844
  • 1756-1808
  • 1762-1820
  • 1782-1862
  • 1865-1945
  • 1738-1801
  • 1772-1854
  • 1774-1855
  • 1773-1823
  • 1813-1865
  • 1740-1816
  • fl. early 19th cent
  • 1813-1865
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  • Wyvill
  • Viotti, Giovanni Battista
  • Shore, William
  • Madan, Martin
  • Marshall, Leonard
  • Bricher, T.
  • Bird, Joseph
  • Neukomm, Sigismund
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Naumann, G
  • Gildon, J.
  • Harrison
  • Radiger
  • Billings, William
  • Dixon, William
  • Costellow, T.
  • Cooke, Richard
  • Smith, Is.
  • Leach, J.
  • Burder, George
  • Carey, Henry
  • Burney, Charles
  • Harwood, Edward
  • Tuckey, William
  • Smith, John
  • Dalmer
  • Venua, F.
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Green, G
  • Spencer
  • Tuckerman, J. Francis
  • Stevenson, John
  • Eckley, Joseph
  • Wainwright, Robert
  • Jones, William
  • Mornington, Garrett Colley Wellesley
  • Harrington, C. S.
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Randall, John
  • Lucas
  • Cuzens, Benjamin
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Clarke, Jeremiah
  • Burney, William
  • Swan, Timothy
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Wheal, W
  • Callcott, John Wall
  • Miller, Edward
  • Jackson, Thomas
  • Wilton, Charles Henry
  • Shore, William
  • Steibelt, Daniel
  • Heighington
  • Blankes, Edward
  • Spofforth, Reginald
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Milgrove, Benjamin
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Vertue, M
  • Firth, Thomas
  • Lindpaintner, Peter Joseph von
  • Brownson, Oliver
  • Salmon, Thomas
  • Williams, A.
  • Palmer, Ray
  • Holden, Oliver
  • Whitaker, John
  • Pierson, Henry Hugo
  • Worgan, James
  • Nolcini, Charles
  • Wranitzky, Paul
  • Holyoke, Samuel
  • Alcott
  • Colson
  • Green, G
  • Spencer
  • Moore
  • Shell T
  • Sumpter
  • Williams, T
  • Watford, W. B
  • Newhall, D. R
  • Reed, J
  • Jarman, Thomas
  • Guppie, J
  • Levesque
  • Bennett, J
  • Meyer, C
  • Champney, E. W
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Battishill, Jonathan
  • Brown, Bartholomew
  • Cole, John
  • King, M. P.
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Loder, Edward J.
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Beastall, William
  • Loder, Edward J.
  • Boston Musical Institute
  • Otis, Broaders & Co
  • Collins, Keese, & Co
  • Robinson, Pratt, & Co
  • Gould, Newman & Saxton
  • Thomas, Cowperthwait, & Co
  • Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell
  • Cushing & Brother
  • E. Lucas & Co
  • Morton and Griswold
  • J. A. Noble
  • Kidder and Wright
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  • Hymns, English
  • Anthems
  • Tune-books
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with keyboard instrument ensemble
  • Music
Label
The Boston Musical Institute's collection of church music : comprising a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, chants, sentences and other set pieces, original and selected from the most eminent composers : the whole intended and calculated for congregational and the church service, with an accompaniment adapted to the organ and piano-forte, arranged and composed by T. Comer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 ; wove paper
  • ca. 387 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with piano/organ accompaniment printed in small notes on lower two staves ; each headed by title, meter, and composer ; ca. 13 anthems and 9 hymns ; for 2-4 voices ; with piano/organ accompaniment ; each headed by title, composition type, and composer ; hymns with meter named
  • Appendix : "The Institute ... have permitted ... the following pages, to be filled with such of the favortie and popular tunes ... inserted without correct[ing] the harmony or mak[ing] any alterations whatever ..." : ca. 38 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; without additional accompaniment ; each headed by title, meter, composer ; one anthem for SATB ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Musical terms explained" -- p. 4
  • "Rudiments of music" : 5 chapters on basic music theory ; with vocal exercises and musical illustrations -- p. [5]-18
  • Includes indexes : "General index" -- p. [350]-351 ; "Anthems" -- p. 351 ; "Hymns" -- p. 351 ; "Appendix" -- p. 351 ; Metrical index" -- p. 352
  • Copyright statement : dated 1840 -- t.p. verso
  • "Stereotyped by Kidder & Wright. 32 Congress Street" -- t.p. verso
  • "At a meeting of the government of the Boston Musical Institute in relation to publishing a book of Psalmody, articles of agreement having been drawn up between the Society and Mr. Thomas Comer as Editor, and Messrs. Otis, Broaders, & Co. as publishers, the same were accepted, and Messrs. E. W. Champney, L. Marshall, and W. H. Oakes were appointed a committee to superintend the publication" (signed by E. W. Champney, and dated May 11, 1840) -- p. [3]
  • "Advertisement" : "The Institute here offer to the public a collection of sacred music comprising many of the best standard tunes now in use ... A number of the tunes and longer pieces are entirely new ... The work is intended for schools and principally with references to the service of the sanctuary ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Rousseau, Haydn, Luther, Handel, Pleyel, Mozart, Purcell, Spohr, Czerny, Righini, Rossini, and selections from the Holyoke collection and Harmonia sacra
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed oblong boards and blue paper covers ; front covers bears t.p. information ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
16 x 26 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
  • Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Hinges broken, front board detached ; back board attached by binding tapes only ; covers soiled ; endpapers with foxing ; stains throughout textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)5437911
Label
The Boston Musical Institute's collection of church music : comprising a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, chants, sentences and other set pieces, original and selected from the most eminent composers : the whole intended and calculated for congregational and the church service, with an accompaniment adapted to the organ and piano-forte, arranged and composed by T. Comer
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 ; wove paper
  • ca. 387 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with piano/organ accompaniment printed in small notes on lower two staves ; each headed by title, meter, and composer ; ca. 13 anthems and 9 hymns ; for 2-4 voices ; with piano/organ accompaniment ; each headed by title, composition type, and composer ; hymns with meter named
  • Appendix : "The Institute ... have permitted ... the following pages, to be filled with such of the favortie and popular tunes ... inserted without correct[ing] the harmony or mak[ing] any alterations whatever ..." : ca. 38 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; without additional accompaniment ; each headed by title, meter, composer ; one anthem for SATB ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Musical terms explained" -- p. 4
  • "Rudiments of music" : 5 chapters on basic music theory ; with vocal exercises and musical illustrations -- p. [5]-18
  • Includes indexes : "General index" -- p. [350]-351 ; "Anthems" -- p. 351 ; "Hymns" -- p. 351 ; "Appendix" -- p. 351 ; Metrical index" -- p. 352
  • Copyright statement : dated 1840 -- t.p. verso
  • "Stereotyped by Kidder & Wright. 32 Congress Street" -- t.p. verso
  • "At a meeting of the government of the Boston Musical Institute in relation to publishing a book of Psalmody, articles of agreement having been drawn up between the Society and Mr. Thomas Comer as Editor, and Messrs. Otis, Broaders, & Co. as publishers, the same were accepted, and Messrs. E. W. Champney, L. Marshall, and W. H. Oakes were appointed a committee to superintend the publication" (signed by E. W. Champney, and dated May 11, 1840) -- p. [3]
  • "Advertisement" : "The Institute here offer to the public a collection of sacred music comprising many of the best standard tunes now in use ... A number of the tunes and longer pieces are entirely new ... The work is intended for schools and principally with references to the service of the sanctuary ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Rousseau, Haydn, Luther, Handel, Pleyel, Mozart, Purcell, Spohr, Czerny, Righini, Rossini, and selections from the Holyoke collection and Harmonia sacra
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed oblong boards and blue paper covers ; front covers bears t.p. information ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
16 x 26 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
  • Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Hinges broken, front board detached ; back board attached by binding tapes only ; covers soiled ; endpapers with foxing ; stains throughout textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)5437911

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