The Resource The Worcester collection of sacred harmony : containing, I. the rules of vocal music in a concise and plain manner. II. a large and choice collection of psalm tunes, anthems, &c. proper for divine worship : many of which are entirely new : the whole compiled for the use of schools and singing societies / by Oliver Holden

The Worcester collection of sacred harmony : containing, I. the rules of vocal music in a concise and plain manner. II. a large and choice collection of psalm tunes, anthems, &c. proper for divine worship : many of which are entirely new : the whole compiled for the use of schools and singing societies / by Oliver Holden

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The Worcester collection of sacred harmony : containing, I. the rules of vocal music in a concise and plain manner. II. a large and choice collection of psalm tunes, anthems, &c. proper for divine worship : many of which are entirely new : the whole compiled for the use of schools and singing societies / by Oliver Holden
Title
The Worcester collection of sacred harmony
Title remainder
containing, I. the rules of vocal music in a concise and plain manner. II. a large and choice collection of psalm tunes, anthems, &c. proper for divine worship : many of which are entirely new : the whole compiled for the use of schools and singing societies / by Oliver Holden
Creator
Contributor
Book producer
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
PLF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1765-1844
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holden, Oliver
Form of composition
hymns
Format of music
voice score with accompaniment omitted
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1749-1831
  • 1766-1851
  • 1674-1748
  • 1674-1748
  • 1652-1715
  • 1752-1817
  • 1717-1795
  • 1634-1668
  • 1751-1836
  • 1754-1812
  • 1720-1769
  • 1714-1758
  • 1717-1778
  • 1672-1719
  • 1688-1744
  • 1744-1798
  • 1761-1826
  • 1702-1751
  • 1738-1799
  • 1865-1945
  • 1725-1807
  • 1659-1726
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thomas, Isaiah
  • Andrews, Ebenezer Turrell
  • Watts, Isaac
  • Watts, Isaac
  • Tate, Nahum
  • Dwight, Timothy
  • Beddome, Benjamin
  • Alleine, Joseph
  • Rippon, John
  • Barlow, Joel
  • Merrick, James
  • Hervey, James
  • Steele, Anne
  • Addison, Joseph
  • Pope, Alexander
  • Belknap, Jeremy
  • Kimball, Jacob
  • Doddridge, Philip
  • Medley, Samuel
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Newton, John
  • Brady, Nicholas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hymns, English.
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices)
  • Sacred Vocal Music
  • Psaltery music
  • Psalmody
  • Anthems
  • Music theory
  • Music
  • Tune-books
Label
The Worcester collection of sacred harmony : containing, I. the rules of vocal music in a concise and plain manner. II. a large and choice collection of psalm tunes, anthems, &c. proper for divine worship : many of which are entirely new : the whole compiled for the use of schools and singing societies / by Oliver Holden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Defective : p. 143 lacking
  • [Includes index]
  • Signatures : A-S(4) [S4 wanting] : horizontal chain lines
  • "Published according to Act of Congress"--t.p
  • ca. 130 named hymn and psalm tunes, anthems, etc. [vocal score, 3 and 4 voices, various clefs, short title header (with ornate horizontal rules)] (indicating meter, author or composer)--p.[9]-142
  • Items include words from : Watts, Tate & Brady, Newton, Hervey, Salisbury Collection, Belknap Collection, Rural Harmony, Enfield' Selection, Steele, Merrick, Doddridge, Lovett, Young, Barlow, Addison, Pope, Rippon, Dwight's Seasons, Ogilvy, Beddome, Medley, Alleine
  • Rudiments of Music [headed by ornate horizontal rule] : 6 numbered lessons explaining staves, note recognition, subdivisions, notation, time signatures, keys ; [followed by instructions for proper performance, including] pronunciation, accent, time, syncopation, dynamics, tempo, graces and ornaments--p. [iii]-viii
  • "Musical terms, explained"--p. viii
  • "The subscriber informs his musical friends that ... he has contracted with Mr. Oliver Holden ... to compile and correct the present and future editions .... thought adviseable to shorten and simplify the rules for learners [i.e. from those of earlier eds.] ...."--Advertisement to the Sixth Edition [verso t.p., p. (ii)] (signed : Isaiah Thomas. August, 1797) [followed by invitation to study the Massachusetts Harmony for further detail]
  • T.p. with quatrain : "'Tis thine, sweet power, to raise the thought sublime, / Quell each rude passion, and the heart refine ; / Soft are the strains as Gabriel's gentlest string, / Calm as the breathing zephyrs of the spring" ; title headed by words "Laus Deo!" ; prices at foot ; ornate (arabesque) border
  • "Seventh edition : Great pains ... to make this ... superior to all former editions .... December 1800"--verso t.p. [p. (ii)]
  • Soft plywood boards with green paper cover. Spine of brown leather. "Worcester Collection" stamped in gilt on black morocco affix to spine
Dimensions
14 x 23 cm.
Edition
The seventh edition, altered, corrected and revised, with additions.
Extent
1 score (143 p.)
Note
  • Cover worn, with losses to paper cover, plywood board, and spine. Cords loose. Textblock stained and with multiple, minor tears and losses, including p. 143.
  • Frank J. Metcalf's bookplate stamped with date : July 19 1917 ; additional bookplate of "John Waddle"--[both items] outer front endpapers.
  • Inscription front pastedown : obscured by Metcalf's bookplate ; inscriptions on t.p. ["John"] and on back pastedown : "John [Treadwell?]" with two figure drawings in child's hand.
  • Inscription on p. 27 : harmony pencilled in alto voice part.
System control number
(OCoLC)8675337
Label
The Worcester collection of sacred harmony : containing, I. the rules of vocal music in a concise and plain manner. II. a large and choice collection of psalm tunes, anthems, &c. proper for divine worship : many of which are entirely new : the whole compiled for the use of schools and singing societies / by Oliver Holden
Publication
Note
  • Defective : p. 143 lacking
  • [Includes index]
  • Signatures : A-S(4) [S4 wanting] : horizontal chain lines
  • "Published according to Act of Congress"--t.p
  • ca. 130 named hymn and psalm tunes, anthems, etc. [vocal score, 3 and 4 voices, various clefs, short title header (with ornate horizontal rules)] (indicating meter, author or composer)--p.[9]-142
  • Items include words from : Watts, Tate & Brady, Newton, Hervey, Salisbury Collection, Belknap Collection, Rural Harmony, Enfield' Selection, Steele, Merrick, Doddridge, Lovett, Young, Barlow, Addison, Pope, Rippon, Dwight's Seasons, Ogilvy, Beddome, Medley, Alleine
  • Rudiments of Music [headed by ornate horizontal rule] : 6 numbered lessons explaining staves, note recognition, subdivisions, notation, time signatures, keys ; [followed by instructions for proper performance, including] pronunciation, accent, time, syncopation, dynamics, tempo, graces and ornaments--p. [iii]-viii
  • "Musical terms, explained"--p. viii
  • "The subscriber informs his musical friends that ... he has contracted with Mr. Oliver Holden ... to compile and correct the present and future editions .... thought adviseable to shorten and simplify the rules for learners [i.e. from those of earlier eds.] ...."--Advertisement to the Sixth Edition [verso t.p., p. (ii)] (signed : Isaiah Thomas. August, 1797) [followed by invitation to study the Massachusetts Harmony for further detail]
  • T.p. with quatrain : "'Tis thine, sweet power, to raise the thought sublime, / Quell each rude passion, and the heart refine ; / Soft are the strains as Gabriel's gentlest string, / Calm as the breathing zephyrs of the spring" ; title headed by words "Laus Deo!" ; prices at foot ; ornate (arabesque) border
  • "Seventh edition : Great pains ... to make this ... superior to all former editions .... December 1800"--verso t.p. [p. (ii)]
  • Soft plywood boards with green paper cover. Spine of brown leather. "Worcester Collection" stamped in gilt on black morocco affix to spine
Dimensions
14 x 23 cm.
Edition
The seventh edition, altered, corrected and revised, with additions.
Extent
1 score (143 p.)
Note
  • Cover worn, with losses to paper cover, plywood board, and spine. Cords loose. Textblock stained and with multiple, minor tears and losses, including p. 143.
  • Frank J. Metcalf's bookplate stamped with date : July 19 1917 ; additional bookplate of "John Waddle"--[both items] outer front endpapers.
  • Inscription front pastedown : obscured by Metcalf's bookplate ; inscriptions on t.p. ["John"] and on back pastedown : "John [Treadwell?]" with two figure drawings in child's hand.
  • Inscription on p. 27 : harmony pencilled in alto voice part.
System control number
(OCoLC)8675337

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