The Resource The New-Brunswick collection of sacred music : a selection of tunes from the most approved authors in Europe and America ; designed principally for the use of churches, by Cornelius Van Deventer

The New-Brunswick collection of sacred music : a selection of tunes from the most approved authors in Europe and America ; designed principally for the use of churches, by Cornelius Van Deventer

Label
The New-Brunswick collection of sacred music : a selection of tunes from the most approved authors in Europe and America ; designed principally for the use of churches
Title
The New-Brunswick collection of sacred music
Title remainder
a selection of tunes from the most approved authors in Europe and America ; designed principally for the use of churches
Statement of responsibility
by Cornelius Van Deventer
Creator
Contributor
Book producer
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YUU
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1767-1849
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Van Deventer, Cornelius
Form of composition
hymns
Format of music
voice score with accompaniment omitted
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • 1746-1800
  • 1710-1778
  • 1630-1679
  • 1744-1825
  • active 1775-1800
  • 1716-1796
  • 1752-1832
  • 1760-1825
  • 1708-1781
  • 1698-1768
  • 1696-1755
  • 1762-1798
  • 1757-1836
  • 1592?-1635?
  • 1726-1790
  • 1699?-1783
  • 1758-1842
  • 1717-1799
  • 1772-1847
  • 1740-1816
  • 1796-1862
  • 1786-1853
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  • (ca.)1505-1585
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  • Billings, William
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Banister, John
  • Bull, Amos
  • Costellow, T.
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Burder, George
  • Husband, John J.
  • Tucker
  • Tuckey, William
  • Knapp, William
  • Greene, Maurice
  • Levesque
  • Leach, J.
  • Read, Daniel
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Madan, Martin
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Thorley,T
  • Swan, Timothy
  • Randall, John
  • Wyvill
  • Walker, George
  • Wheal, W
  • Williams, T
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Pennington, William
  • Norton, Andrews
  • Reed, Cheney
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Stanley
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Shoel, Thomas
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Terhune & Letson
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  • Hymns, English
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied
  • Sacred vocal music
  • Psalmody
  • Tune-books
  • Music
  • Music theory
  • Solmization
Label
The New-Brunswick collection of sacred music : a selection of tunes from the most approved authors in Europe and America ; designed principally for the use of churches, by Cornelius Van Deventer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • ca. 169 hymn tunes, set for SATB, occasional STB, in shape note notation ; no accompaniment ; each tune headed by title, metrical indication, and written indication of tonic ; many with instructions for dynamics and/or tempo
  • Includes hymns by Handel, Pleyl, Purcell, and Luther
  • Signatures : 1-174 ; wove paper
  • Original ed. (1817) compiled by J. W. Nevius, C. Van Deventer, and J. Frazee.--cf. Groves, 3d ed., American suppl
  • "Alphabetical index" : includes title, metre, author or composer, and page number--p. [3]
  • "To the public" : The subscribers...remark that they have closely prosecuted the design of the first compilers of the work, in selecting such tunes as are peculiarly adapted to Church Music ; and in doing this they have commanded the skill and experience of one of the oldest and most judicious practical musicians in the state, who has carefully expunged from this edition such tunes as were in any respect exceptionable, supplying their place with the most approved and popular tunes now in use .... The publishers. New-Brunswick, Nov. 1828"--p. [4]
  • "Explanation of musical terms" : with musical illustrations-- p. 4-5
  • "A scale of notes and their proportions" : with musical illustrations--p. 6-7
  • Solmization : 3 illustrations of solmization : "The eight notes" ; "Lessons for tuning the voice" ; "Intervals proved"--p. 8
  • "Of the key note" : explanation of tonic and choice of appropriate major or minor key to suit text of hymn--p. 8
  • Copyright statement : "Be it remembered that on the 16th day of September, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the United States of America, Terhune and Letson of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors...William Pennington, Clerk of the district of New Jersey"--t.p. verso
  • Advertisement : "At their book and stationary store near the sign of Washinton's Head, Albany Street, New Brunswick, have constantly on hand a [unable to discern] assortment of books ....." ; includes advertisement for printing and bookbinding and for Webster's spelling book--back cover
  • Defective : textblock bound upside-down
  • Boards of cardboard, with covers of tan paper ; all information from t.p. printed on front cover ; spine of soft, brown leather
Dimensions
14 x 23 cm.
Edition
5th ed., enl. and improved.
Extent
1 score (136 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : "Isaac Corelli. January 12th, 1830", with many flourishes and ornaments inscribed in iron gall ink over t.p.
System control number
(OCoLC)20913464
Label
The New-Brunswick collection of sacred music : a selection of tunes from the most approved authors in Europe and America ; designed principally for the use of churches, by Cornelius Van Deventer
Publication
Note
  • ca. 169 hymn tunes, set for SATB, occasional STB, in shape note notation ; no accompaniment ; each tune headed by title, metrical indication, and written indication of tonic ; many with instructions for dynamics and/or tempo
  • Includes hymns by Handel, Pleyl, Purcell, and Luther
  • Signatures : 1-174 ; wove paper
  • Original ed. (1817) compiled by J. W. Nevius, C. Van Deventer, and J. Frazee.--cf. Groves, 3d ed., American suppl
  • "Alphabetical index" : includes title, metre, author or composer, and page number--p. [3]
  • "To the public" : The subscribers...remark that they have closely prosecuted the design of the first compilers of the work, in selecting such tunes as are peculiarly adapted to Church Music ; and in doing this they have commanded the skill and experience of one of the oldest and most judicious practical musicians in the state, who has carefully expunged from this edition such tunes as were in any respect exceptionable, supplying their place with the most approved and popular tunes now in use .... The publishers. New-Brunswick, Nov. 1828"--p. [4]
  • "Explanation of musical terms" : with musical illustrations-- p. 4-5
  • "A scale of notes and their proportions" : with musical illustrations--p. 6-7
  • Solmization : 3 illustrations of solmization : "The eight notes" ; "Lessons for tuning the voice" ; "Intervals proved"--p. 8
  • "Of the key note" : explanation of tonic and choice of appropriate major or minor key to suit text of hymn--p. 8
  • Copyright statement : "Be it remembered that on the 16th day of September, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the United States of America, Terhune and Letson of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors...William Pennington, Clerk of the district of New Jersey"--t.p. verso
  • Advertisement : "At their book and stationary store near the sign of Washinton's Head, Albany Street, New Brunswick, have constantly on hand a [unable to discern] assortment of books ....." ; includes advertisement for printing and bookbinding and for Webster's spelling book--back cover
  • Defective : textblock bound upside-down
  • Boards of cardboard, with covers of tan paper ; all information from t.p. printed on front cover ; spine of soft, brown leather
Dimensions
14 x 23 cm.
Edition
5th ed., enl. and improved.
Extent
1 score (136 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : "Isaac Corelli. January 12th, 1830", with many flourishes and ornaments inscribed in iron gall ink over t.p.
System control number
(OCoLC)20913464

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