The Resource The Psaltery : a new collection of church music, consisting of psalm and hymn tunes, chants, and anthems : being one of the most complete music books for church choirs, congregations, singing schools, and societies, ever published, by Lowell Mason and George James Webb

The Psaltery : a new collection of church music, consisting of psalm and hymn tunes, chants, and anthems : being one of the most complete music books for church choirs, congregations, singing schools, and societies, ever published, by Lowell Mason and George James Webb

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The Psaltery : a new collection of church music, consisting of psalm and hymn tunes, chants, and anthems : being one of the most complete music books for church choirs, congregations, singing schools, and societies, ever published
Title
The Psaltery
Title remainder
a new collection of church music, consisting of psalm and hymn tunes, chants, and anthems : being one of the most complete music books for church choirs, congregations, singing schools, and societies, ever published
Statement of responsibility
by Lowell Mason and George James Webb
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Contributor
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Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CPL
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1792-1872
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Mason, Lowell
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Webb, George James
  • Blake, Alexander Vietts
  • Woodall, S
  • Kay, C. H
  • Herrick, J. I
  • Zeuner, Charles
  • Nägeli, Hans Georg
  • Rinck, Christian H.
  • Méhul, Etienne Nicolas
  • Schein, Johann Hermann
  • Danzi, Franz
  • Kalliwoda, Johann Wenzel
  • Read, Daniel
  • Doty, Abraham
  • Neukomm, Sigismund
  • Oliver, Henry K.
  • Spofforth, Reginald
  • Kreutzer, Conradin
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Silcher, Friedrich
  • Haydn, Michael
  • Milton, John
  • Farrant, Richard
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Zelter, Carl Friedrich
  • Paine, David
  • Stadler, Maximilian
  • Caldara, Antonio
  • Bornhardt, J. H. C.
  • Howard, Samuel
  • Schnyder von Wartensee, Franz Xaver
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  • Smith, Samuel Francis
  • Cole, John
  • Lord, Melvin
  • Huss, John
  • Doty, Abraham
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  • Allen, S.
  • Hellwig, Karl Friedrich Ludwig
  • Mather, S
  • Minoja, Ambrogio
  • Bennett, Thomas
  • Scholinus, Friderich Karl Ludwig
  • Schmidt, J. P.
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  • Huntington and Savage
  • Pratt, Woodford & Co
  • Collins, Brother & Co
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  • Handel and Haydn Society (Boston, Mass.)
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  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), with continuo
  • Hymns, English
  • Tune-books
  • Music
  • Singing
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The Psaltery : a new collection of church music, consisting of psalm and hymn tunes, chants, and anthems : being one of the most complete music books for church choirs, congregations, singing schools, and societies, ever published, by Lowell Mason and George James Webb
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 ; wove paper
  • ca. 452 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by tune title, meter, and composer ; ca. 113 anthems, sentences, chants, &c. ; anthems and sentences for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by composition type, title, and composer ; chants in close score ; for SATB ; without additional accompaniment ; with corresponding scriptural selections
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 22 chapters ; with 166 short lessons on rudiments of music ; with 80 practical exercises ; includes musical illustrations and examples and test questions at the close of each chapter -- p. [4]-30
  • "Remarks on some of the leading features of this work" -- p. 31-32
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 34
  • Includes indexes : metrical index -- p. 349-351 ; "Index to anthems, sentences, chants, &c. -- p. 352
  • Copyright statment : copyright entered by Melvin Lord ; dated 1845 -- t.p. verso
  • "Published under the sanction, and with the approbation of the Boston Academy of Music and the Boston Handel and Haydn Society." t.p
  • "The Boston Handel and Haydn Society ; instituted 1815 ; incorporated 1816. Its presidents have been as follows : Thomas W. Webb, Benjamin Holt, Amasa Winchester, Robert Rogerson, Lowell Mason, Samuel Richardson, Charles W. Lovett, Bartholomew Brown, Charles Zeuner, Increase S. Withington, George J. Webb, James Clark, Jonas Chickering" ; "The Boston Academy of Music ; instituted 1833 ; incorporated 1833. Its presidents have been as follows : Bradford Sumner, William W. Stone ; Jacob Abbott, Samuel A. Eliot" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ...The Psaltery is not only a new music book but ... a book of new music ... Many tunes ... are the composition of Mr. Charles Zeuner ... [and] the editors offer their grateful acknowledgements." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Haydn, Handel, Mozart, Palestrina, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Corelli, Donizetti, Schubert, von Weber, and Prince Albert ; includes selections from the Modern psalmist, Carmina sacra, and Playford's collection
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information and additional publishing information not on t.p. : "New York : Huntington & Savage ; Pratt, Woodford & Co. ; Collins, Brother & Co. M. H. Newman and A. V. Blake -- Philadelphia : Perkins & Purves and Lindsay & Blakiston -- Baltimore : Cushing & Brother -- New Orleans : S. Woodall & Co. -- Cincinnati : W. B. Smith & Co. -- Pittsburg : C. H. Kay -- Detroit : J. I. Herrick" ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)1058379
Label
The Psaltery : a new collection of church music, consisting of psalm and hymn tunes, chants, and anthems : being one of the most complete music books for church choirs, congregations, singing schools, and societies, ever published, by Lowell Mason and George James Webb
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 ; wove paper
  • ca. 452 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by tune title, meter, and composer ; ca. 113 anthems, sentences, chants, &c. ; anthems and sentences for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by composition type, title, and composer ; chants in close score ; for SATB ; without additional accompaniment ; with corresponding scriptural selections
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 22 chapters ; with 166 short lessons on rudiments of music ; with 80 practical exercises ; includes musical illustrations and examples and test questions at the close of each chapter -- p. [4]-30
  • "Remarks on some of the leading features of this work" -- p. 31-32
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 34
  • Includes indexes : metrical index -- p. 349-351 ; "Index to anthems, sentences, chants, &c. -- p. 352
  • Copyright statment : copyright entered by Melvin Lord ; dated 1845 -- t.p. verso
  • "Published under the sanction, and with the approbation of the Boston Academy of Music and the Boston Handel and Haydn Society." t.p
  • "The Boston Handel and Haydn Society ; instituted 1815 ; incorporated 1816. Its presidents have been as follows : Thomas W. Webb, Benjamin Holt, Amasa Winchester, Robert Rogerson, Lowell Mason, Samuel Richardson, Charles W. Lovett, Bartholomew Brown, Charles Zeuner, Increase S. Withington, George J. Webb, James Clark, Jonas Chickering" ; "The Boston Academy of Music ; instituted 1833 ; incorporated 1833. Its presidents have been as follows : Bradford Sumner, William W. Stone ; Jacob Abbott, Samuel A. Eliot" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ...The Psaltery is not only a new music book but ... a book of new music ... Many tunes ... are the composition of Mr. Charles Zeuner ... [and] the editors offer their grateful acknowledgements." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Haydn, Handel, Mozart, Palestrina, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Corelli, Donizetti, Schubert, von Weber, and Prince Albert ; includes selections from the Modern psalmist, Carmina sacra, and Playford's collection
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information and additional publishing information not on t.p. : "New York : Huntington & Savage ; Pratt, Woodford & Co. ; Collins, Brother & Co. M. H. Newman and A. V. Blake -- Philadelphia : Perkins & Purves and Lindsay & Blakiston -- Baltimore : Cushing & Brother -- New Orleans : S. Woodall & Co. -- Cincinnati : W. B. Smith & Co. -- Pittsburg : C. H. Kay -- Detroit : J. I. Herrick" ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)1058379

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