The Resource The Village harmony : or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick, consisting of psalm tunes and occasional pieces, selected from the works of 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 works of 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, selected from the works of the most eminent composers : to which is prefixed a concise introduction to psalmody
Title
The Village harmony
Title remainder
or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick, consisting of psalm tunes and occasional pieces, selected from the works of the most eminent composers : to which is prefixed a concise introduction to psalmody
Title variation
Youth's assistant to sacred music
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Book producer
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Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
SBI
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Harmonia sacra
  • Wade Williams collection
  • Addington's collection
  • Rippon's 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
  • 1735-1807
  • 1761-1833
  • ca.1565-1634
  • 1757-1837
  • 1762-1798
  • 1757-1836
  • 1753-1837
  • 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
  • 1738-1801
  • 1748-1829
  • 1766-1843
  • 1842-1928
  • -approximately 1800
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Norris, Charles
  • Little, Edward
  • Cummings, Hilliard and Company
  • Kingsbury, Ephraim
  • Miller, Edward
  • Stevenson, John
  • Kirbye, George
  • Stevens, R. J. S.
  • Leach, J.
  • Read, Daniel
  • Read, Joel
  • 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
  • Wood, William
  • 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
  • Battishill, Jonathan
  • Shield, William
  • Kent, John
  • Nutter, Charles S.
  • Smith, Is.
  • Shoel, Thomas
  • Lock Hospital (London, England)
  • E. Little & Co
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  • Hymns, English
  • Psalmody
  • Sacred vocal music
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices)
  • Tune-books
  • Solmization
  • Music
  • Music theory
Label
The Village harmony : or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick, consisting of psalm tunes and occasional pieces, selected from the works of the most eminent composers : to which is prefixed a concise introduction to psalmody
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • ca. 302 hymn tunes, 23 anthems and set pieces for 3-4 voices ; without accompaniment ; each tune headed by title, metrical indication, and author/composer ; most with sharp or flat symbol, indicating mode of tune
  • Supplement : ca. 15 hymn tunes and 6 chants set for 3-4 voices ; without accompaniment ; hymn tunes headed by title, metrical indication, and author/composer ; chants headed by title
  • Includes tunes by Luther, Handel, Pleyel and Purcell and selections from Williams' collection, Harmonia sacra, Addington's collection, and the Lock Hospital collection
  • Signatures : [A]-S24, [1]-34 ; wove paper
  • "Published by E. Little and Co. and sold at their respective bookstores in Newburyport and Portland ; sold also by C. Norris and Co., Exeter ; Ephraim Kingsbury, Haverhill, N.H. ; Cummings and Hilliard, Boston ; and by all the principal booksellers in the United States"--t.p
  • Includes indexes ; one alphabetical and one metrical for all selections except those in the supplement--p. [1]-[3]
  • "Explanation of musical characters"--p. [2]
  • "Advertisement" : "The present edition of the Village harmony is offered to the publick, 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 advertisement 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, October, 1815"--p. [1]
  • "Introduction to the grounds of music" : 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 with scales and intervals ; followed by : "Lesson in harmony of two parts", set in treble and bass clefs ; "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
  • Light skin binding
Dimensions
14 x 23 cm.
Edition
12th ed., corrected and enlarged.
Extent
1 score (331, [3], [327]-350 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : frequent, pencilled quips throughout ; e.g.: "and wife" pencilled beside the name of J. Husband : "warm", "cold", and "cola" pencilled before hymn title "Bath" : "Wm. Jennison" in pen and with ornamental flourish--t.p. : Nutter's bookplate --front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)20328685
Label
The Village harmony : or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick, consisting of psalm tunes and occasional pieces, selected from the works of the most eminent composers : to which is prefixed a concise introduction to psalmody
Publication
Note
  • ca. 302 hymn tunes, 23 anthems and set pieces for 3-4 voices ; without accompaniment ; each tune headed by title, metrical indication, and author/composer ; most with sharp or flat symbol, indicating mode of tune
  • Supplement : ca. 15 hymn tunes and 6 chants set for 3-4 voices ; without accompaniment ; hymn tunes headed by title, metrical indication, and author/composer ; chants headed by title
  • Includes tunes by Luther, Handel, Pleyel and Purcell and selections from Williams' collection, Harmonia sacra, Addington's collection, and the Lock Hospital collection
  • Signatures : [A]-S24, [1]-34 ; wove paper
  • "Published by E. Little and Co. and sold at their respective bookstores in Newburyport and Portland ; sold also by C. Norris and Co., Exeter ; Ephraim Kingsbury, Haverhill, N.H. ; Cummings and Hilliard, Boston ; and by all the principal booksellers in the United States"--t.p
  • Includes indexes ; one alphabetical and one metrical for all selections except those in the supplement--p. [1]-[3]
  • "Explanation of musical characters"--p. [2]
  • "Advertisement" : "The present edition of the Village harmony is offered to the publick, 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 advertisement 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, October, 1815"--p. [1]
  • "Introduction to the grounds of music" : 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 with scales and intervals ; followed by : "Lesson in harmony of two parts", set in treble and bass clefs ; "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
  • Light skin binding
Dimensions
14 x 23 cm.
Edition
12th ed., corrected and enlarged.
Extent
1 score (331, [3], [327]-350 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : frequent, pencilled quips throughout ; e.g.: "and wife" pencilled beside the name of J. Husband : "warm", "cold", and "cola" pencilled before hymn title "Bath" : "Wm. Jennison" in pen and with ornamental flourish--t.p. : Nutter's bookplate --front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)20328685

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