The Resource The Gloria in excelsis : an extensive collection of new church music ; consisting of hymn-tunes, anthems, sentences, choruses, and chants, including, also, an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, to which is added a variety of vocal exercises and glees ; for social gatherings, singing schools and choir practice, by W. Williams

The Gloria in excelsis : an extensive collection of new church music ; consisting of hymn-tunes, anthems, sentences, choruses, and chants, including, also, an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, to which is added a variety of vocal exercises and glees ; for social gatherings, singing schools and choir practice, by W. Williams

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The Gloria in excelsis : an extensive collection of new church music ; consisting of hymn-tunes, anthems, sentences, choruses, and chants, including, also, an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, to which is added a variety of vocal exercises and glees ; for social gatherings, singing schools and choir practice
Title
The Gloria in excelsis
Title remainder
an extensive collection of new church music ; consisting of hymn-tunes, anthems, sentences, choruses, and chants, including, also, an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, to which is added a variety of vocal exercises and glees ; for social gatherings, singing schools and choir practice
Statement of responsibility
by W. Williams
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Contributor
Copyright holder
Publisher
Typographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
WTU
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Williams, William
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • 1818-1892
  • 1810-1881
  • 1803-1887
  • 1822-1893
  • 1827-1881
  • -1572
  • 1781-1861
  • 1801-1878
  • -1796
  • 1802-1864
  • 1799-1847
  • 1754-1825
  • 1816-1868
  • 1823-1886
  • 1758-1827
  • 1740-1816
  • 1796-1854
  • 1780-1829
  • 1735-1781
  • 1809-1890
  • 1804-1872
  • 1767-1822
  • b.1828
  • 1865-1945
  • 1807-1874
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  • Derby, J. C.
  • Kidder, Andrew Bradshaw
  • Webb, George James
  • Pierpont, James
  • Bissell, T.
  • Southard, L. H.
  • Goudimel, Claude
  • Novello, Vincent
  • Müller, Julius
  • Delamain, Henry
  • Ives, E.
  • Peabody, William Bourn Oliver
  • Winter, Peter von
  • Bradbury, William B.
  • Bancroft, Silas A.
  • Taylor, Richard
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Miníne, Jacques Claude Adolphe
  • Smith, Robert Archibald
  • Mornington, Garrett Colley Wellesley
  • Hood, J. A
  • Cummings, E. s
  • Watts, T. H
  • Lithgow, W. H
  • Bucknall, S. G
  • Ensign, J. L
  • Goodwin, W. H
  • McFarlane, J. R
  • Dutcher, E
  • Beaumont
  • Hood, D. N
  • Osgood, Josiah
  • Hill, Sumner
  • Vinton, C. A
  • Marshall, Leonard
  • Ide, George B.
  • Slye, Frank
  • Bosson, M. J.
  • Daniels, G. F
  • Stanley
  • Roberts, J. H
  • Beadle, H. H.
  • Leach, George
  • Metz, A
  • Harwood, I. I
  • Keith, Charles H
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Doty, Abraham
  • Edmands, B. Franklin
  • J.C. Derby & Co
  • Phillips, Sampson & Company
  • Wanzer, McKim & Co
  • A. B. Kidder and Son's
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  • Hymns, English
  • Anthems
  • Tune-books
  • Chants
  • Oratorios
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with continuo
  • Music
  • Singing
Label
The Gloria in excelsis : an extensive collection of new church music ; consisting of hymn-tunes, anthems, sentences, choruses, and chants, including, also, an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, to which is added a variety of vocal exercises and glees ; for social gatherings, singing schools and choir practice, by W. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-74 [8]4 9-354 [36]4 37-484 ; wove paper
  • ca. 327 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, meter, and composer ; ca. 77 choruses, anthems, sentences, etc. ; for 1-4 voices ; with figured bass or piano/organ accompaniment ; each headed by title, composition type and composer ; ca. 38 chants ; for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 14 chapters, further divided into 100 lessons on rudiments of music ; with musical illustrations -- p. [4]-14
  • "Vocal exercises" : 16 vocal exercises of increasing difficulty, followed by [7] choruses and glees for SATB ; with piano/organ accompaniment -- p. 23-34
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index" -- p. 379 ; "Metrical index" -- p. 380 ; "Choruses, anthems, sentences, &c." -- p. 381 ; "Index to first lines" -- p. 382-384
  • Copyright statment : dated 1855 -- t.p. verso
  • "A. B. Kidder's music typography" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... Elementary course ... has been simplified ... vocal exercises and glees ... inserted ... [and] highly beneficial ... Hymn tunes ... composed or attanged for this work ... in [a] variety of metres... Anthems, &c. ... embracing pieces of all the various styles ... Choirs of cultivated tastes, and attainments will find a rich treat in the study and practice of the selections from the oratorios of 'The Messiah', 'St. Paul', and 'Elijah' ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Mendelssohn, Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Purcell, C. P. E. Bach, Beethoven, Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears printed t.p. information, framed by ornamental border ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (384 p.)
Note
  • Inscriptions : numerous notes on authorship, etc. throughout ; some tunes with pencilled "x", corresponding to list of page numbers, pencilled on back pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Leather spine dry and dessicated ; losses to head and tail ; hinges breaking in front ; already broken in back, leaving boards attached by binding tapes only ; covers stained and soiled ; foxing, staining , and acid migration to textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)4443947
Label
The Gloria in excelsis : an extensive collection of new church music ; consisting of hymn-tunes, anthems, sentences, choruses, and chants, including, also, an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, to which is added a variety of vocal exercises and glees ; for social gatherings, singing schools and choir practice, by W. Williams
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-74 [8]4 9-354 [36]4 37-484 ; wove paper
  • ca. 327 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, meter, and composer ; ca. 77 choruses, anthems, sentences, etc. ; for 1-4 voices ; with figured bass or piano/organ accompaniment ; each headed by title, composition type and composer ; ca. 38 chants ; for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 14 chapters, further divided into 100 lessons on rudiments of music ; with musical illustrations -- p. [4]-14
  • "Vocal exercises" : 16 vocal exercises of increasing difficulty, followed by [7] choruses and glees for SATB ; with piano/organ accompaniment -- p. 23-34
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index" -- p. 379 ; "Metrical index" -- p. 380 ; "Choruses, anthems, sentences, &c." -- p. 381 ; "Index to first lines" -- p. 382-384
  • Copyright statment : dated 1855 -- t.p. verso
  • "A. B. Kidder's music typography" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... Elementary course ... has been simplified ... vocal exercises and glees ... inserted ... [and] highly beneficial ... Hymn tunes ... composed or attanged for this work ... in [a] variety of metres... Anthems, &c. ... embracing pieces of all the various styles ... Choirs of cultivated tastes, and attainments will find a rich treat in the study and practice of the selections from the oratorios of 'The Messiah', 'St. Paul', and 'Elijah' ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Mendelssohn, Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Purcell, C. P. E. Bach, Beethoven, Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears printed t.p. information, framed by ornamental border ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (384 p.)
Note
  • Inscriptions : numerous notes on authorship, etc. throughout ; some tunes with pencilled "x", corresponding to list of page numbers, pencilled on back pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Leather spine dry and dessicated ; losses to head and tail ; hinges breaking in front ; already broken in back, leaving boards attached by binding tapes only ; covers stained and soiled ; foxing, staining , and acid migration to textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)4443947

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