The Resource The Village harmony : or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick ; consisting of psalm tunes and occasional pieces,, selected from the most eminent composers ; to which is prefixed a concise introduction to psalmody

The Village harmony : or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick ; consisting of psalm tunes and occasional pieces,, selected from the most eminent composers ; to which is prefixed a concise introduction to psalmody

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The Village harmony : or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick ; consisting of psalm tunes and occasional pieces,
Title
The Village harmony
Title remainder
or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick ; consisting of psalm tunes and occasional pieces,
Statement of responsibility
selected from the most eminent composers ; to which is prefixed a concise introduction to psalmody
Title variation
Youth's assistant to sacred musick
Contributor
Book producer
Bookseller
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Subject
Language
eng
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Accompanying matter
other
Cataloging source
YUU
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Harmonia sacra
  • Wade Williams collection
Form of composition
hymns
Format of music
voice score with accompaniment omitted
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1782?-1847
  • 1773-1849
  • 1761-1833
  • ca.1565-1634
  • 1757-1837
  • 1762-1798
  • 1757-1836
  • 1696-1755
  • approximately 1563-1647
  • 1731-1776
  • 1699?-1783
  • 1708-1781
  • 1726-1814
  • 1748-1810
  • 1759-1829
  • 1726-1790
  • 1746-1800
  • 1710-1778
  • 1749-1826
  • 1792-1854
  • 1744-1825
  • 1758-1842
  • 1719-1770
  • 1760-1825
  • 1765-1844
  • 1762-1820
  • 1730-1786
  • approximately 1700-1763
  • ca. 1720-1792
  • 1761-1826
  • 1716-1796
  • 1623-1686?
  • 1756-1827 or 1828
  • 1687?-1743
  • 1698-1768
  • 1592?-1635?
  • 1678-1727
  • 1721-1799
  • approximately 1550-1633
  • 1740-1802
  • 1713-1753
  • 1715-1783
  • 1717-1799
  • active 1775-1800
  • 1766-1821
  • approximately 1743-1809
  • active 1687-approximately 1735
  • 1735-1787
  • 1774-1855
  • 1865-1945
  • approximately 1734-1805
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Norris, Charles
  • Little, Edward
  • Kingsbury, Ephraim
  • Williams, Charles
  • Stevenson, John
  • Kirbye, George
  • Stevens, R. J. S.
  • Leach, J.
  • Read, Daniel
  • Greene, Maurice
  • Milton, John
  • Williams, A.
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Tuckey, William
  • Burney, Charles
  • Harrison
  • Shrubsole, W.
  • Madan, Martin
  • Billings, William
  • Milgrove, Benjamin
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Gillet, Alexander
  • Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew
  • Bull, Amos
  • Swan, Timothy
  • Broderip, John
  • Heptinstall, H
  • Husband, John J.
  • Holden, Oliver
  • Holyoke, Samuel
  • Sacchini, Antonio
  • Chetham, John
  • Heighington
  • Arnold, James
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Kimball, Jacob
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Playford, John
  • Chandler, Solomon
  • Carey, Henry
  • Wheal, W
  • Knapp, William
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Croft, William
  • Rogerson, Robert
  • Blankes, Edward
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Worgan, James
  • Nares, James
  • Randall, John
  • Costellow, T.
  • Cuzens, Benjamin
  • Callcott, John Wall
  • Clark, Jeremiah
  • Breillat, G
  • Courteville, Raphael
  • Paxton, Stephen
  • Cole, John
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Smith, Is.
  • Shoel, Thomas
  • E. Little & Co
  • Lock Hospital (London, England)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hymns, English
  • Psalmody
  • Sacred vocal music
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices)
  • Tune-books
  • Solmization
  • Music
  • Music theory
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The Village harmony : or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick ; consisting of psalm tunes and occasional pieces,, selected from the most eminent composers ; to which is prefixed a concise introduction to psalmody
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • ca. 289 hymn tunes, 20 anthems and odes, and one oratorio excerpt; set for 3-4 voices ; without accompaniment ; each tune headed by title, metrical indication, and author/composer
  • Includes tunes from Handel, Purcell, and Pleyel and selections from Williams' collection, Lock Hospital collection, and the Harmonia sacra
  • Signatures : [A]-S24 ; paper varies between signatures : item includes paper with horizontal chain lines, vertical chain lines, and wove paper
  • "Published by E. Little and Co. and sold at their bookstore ; sold also by C. Norris and Co., Exeter ; Ephraim Kingsbury, Haverhill, N.H., Charles Williams, Boston, and by all the principal booksellers in the United States"--t.p
  • Includes indexes : one alphabetical and one metrical for all selections--p. [1]-[3]
  • "Advertisement" : "The present edition of the Village harmony is offered to the public, in full confidence that refined and judicious lovers of psalmody will find it essentially improved...almost the entire contents of this work have been selected from the best writers, ancient and modern...While the proprietors have spared no personal exertions, they have selected and obtained the advice and assistance of many gentlemen of skill and accuracy in the art and science of musick ... the proprietors dismiss this advertisment with their sincere hopes ... that this work may prove happily instrumental in exciting and gratifying a refined relish of classical psalmody, and in warming and purifying the devotions of such as engage in the worship and praise of the Divine Being. Exeter, January 1813"--p. [1]
  • "Introduction to the grounds of musick" : includes introduction and 6 unnumbered lessons : "Musical characters explained" ; "Of notes" ; "Of rests" ; "Of time" ; ""Of the modes or minor keys" ; "Of naming the notes" : Followed by "General observations". -- p. [3]-9
  • "Lessons for tuning the voice" : 8 numbered solfege exercises in treble and bass clefs ; followed by : "Lesson in harmony of two parts", set in treble and bass clefs ; and "The same lesson in four parts", set for four voices--p. 10-12
  • Copyright statement : "Be it remembered that on this twenty-fifth day of December in the thirty-seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America, Charles Norris and Company, of Exeter, in said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, whereof they claim the right as proprietors ... R. Cutts Shannon, Clerk"--t.p. verso
  • Binding of pigskin
Dimensions
14 x 23 cm.
Edition
11th ed., corr. and enl.
Extent
1 score (323 p., [3] p.)
Note
Inscriptions : small metrical index--front pastedown : Frank Metcalf's bookplate--front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)20913797
Label
The Village harmony : or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick ; consisting of psalm tunes and occasional pieces,, selected from the most eminent composers ; to which is prefixed a concise introduction to psalmody
Publication
Note
  • ca. 289 hymn tunes, 20 anthems and odes, and one oratorio excerpt; set for 3-4 voices ; without accompaniment ; each tune headed by title, metrical indication, and author/composer
  • Includes tunes from Handel, Purcell, and Pleyel and selections from Williams' collection, Lock Hospital collection, and the Harmonia sacra
  • Signatures : [A]-S24 ; paper varies between signatures : item includes paper with horizontal chain lines, vertical chain lines, and wove paper
  • "Published by E. Little and Co. and sold at their bookstore ; sold also by C. Norris and Co., Exeter ; Ephraim Kingsbury, Haverhill, N.H., Charles Williams, Boston, and by all the principal booksellers in the United States"--t.p
  • Includes indexes : one alphabetical and one metrical for all selections--p. [1]-[3]
  • "Advertisement" : "The present edition of the Village harmony is offered to the public, in full confidence that refined and judicious lovers of psalmody will find it essentially improved...almost the entire contents of this work have been selected from the best writers, ancient and modern...While the proprietors have spared no personal exertions, they have selected and obtained the advice and assistance of many gentlemen of skill and accuracy in the art and science of musick ... the proprietors dismiss this advertisment with their sincere hopes ... that this work may prove happily instrumental in exciting and gratifying a refined relish of classical psalmody, and in warming and purifying the devotions of such as engage in the worship and praise of the Divine Being. Exeter, January 1813"--p. [1]
  • "Introduction to the grounds of musick" : includes introduction and 6 unnumbered lessons : "Musical characters explained" ; "Of notes" ; "Of rests" ; "Of time" ; ""Of the modes or minor keys" ; "Of naming the notes" : Followed by "General observations". -- p. [3]-9
  • "Lessons for tuning the voice" : 8 numbered solfege exercises in treble and bass clefs ; followed by : "Lesson in harmony of two parts", set in treble and bass clefs ; and "The same lesson in four parts", set for four voices--p. 10-12
  • Copyright statement : "Be it remembered that on this twenty-fifth day of December in the thirty-seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America, Charles Norris and Company, of Exeter, in said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, whereof they claim the right as proprietors ... R. Cutts Shannon, Clerk"--t.p. verso
  • Binding of pigskin
Dimensions
14 x 23 cm.
Edition
11th ed., corr. and enl.
Extent
1 score (323 p., [3] p.)
Note
Inscriptions : small metrical index--front pastedown : Frank Metcalf's bookplate--front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)20913797

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