The Resource The ancient lyre : a collection of old, new, and original church music, under the approbation of the Professional Musical Society in Boston, arranged and composed by Ch. Zeuner

The ancient lyre : a collection of old, new, and original church music, under the approbation of the Professional Musical Society in Boston, arranged and composed by Ch. Zeuner

Label
The ancient lyre : a collection of old, new, and original church music
Title
The ancient lyre
Title remainder
a collection of old, new, and original church music
Statement of responsibility
under the approbation of the Professional Musical Society in Boston, arranged and composed by Ch. Zeuner
Creator
Contributor
Bookseller
Dedicatee
Stereotyper
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UIU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1795-1857
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zeuner, Charles
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1805-1879
  • 1773-1854
  • 1716-1796
  • 1767-1822
  • active 1775-1800
  • approximately 1710-1793
  • -approximately 1800
  • 1710-1778
  • 1746-1800
  • 1726-1814
  • 1752-1832
  • 1733-1795
  • 1748-1829
  • 1788-1872
  • 1687?-1743
  • 1748-1782
  • 1678-1727
  • fl. early 19th cent
  • 1761-1833
  • 1726-1790
  • 1699?-1783
  • 1740-1816
  • fl. early 19th cent
  • 1696-1755
  • 1698-1768
  • 1757?-1822
  • 1762-1798
  • 1748-1810
  • 1756-1808
  • 1707-1787
  • 1731-1776
  • 1762-1820
  • 1773-1861
  • 1732-1815
  • 1826-1886
  • 1758-1842
  • 1775-1859
  • 1746-1815
  • 1735-1804
  • 1592?-1635?
  • approximately 1565-1634
  • active 1687-approximately 1735
  • 1717-1799
  • 1783-1873
  • -1708
  • 1726-1800
  • 1770-1827
  • 1740-1802
  • 1757-1836
  • 1749-1821
  • 1760-1825
  • 1748-1810
  • 1752-1844
  • approximately 1550-1633
  • 1630-1679
  • 1700-1776
  • 1761-1826
  • 1865-1945
  • 1735-1807
  • approximately 1563-1647
  • 1735-1781
  • 1705?-1741
  • 1792-1854
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Steele, Oliver G.
  • Patterson, Robert
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Stanley
  • Costellow, T.
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Smith, Is.
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Billings, William
  • Burney, Charles
  • Burder, George
  • Linley, Thomas
  • Shield, William
  • Venua, F.
  • Carey, Henry
  • Wainwright, Robert
  • Zacchini, G.
  • Thorley, T
  • Croft, William
  • Beastall, William
  • Shoel, Thomas
  • Stevenson, John
  • Madan, Martin
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Oates, George
  • Greene, Maurice
  • Tuckey
  • Knapp, William
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Jackson, G. K.
  • Leach, J.
  • Cecil, Richard
  • Mather, William
  • Harwood, Edward
  • Williams, A.
  • Holyoke, Samuel
  • Holt, Benjamin
  • Hudson
  • Harrington, C. S.
  • Hill, Sumner
  • Swan, Timothy
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Lucas
  • Brownson, Oliver
  • Jones
  • Twining, Thomas
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Kirbye, George
  • Courteville, Raphael
  • Randall, John
  • Jackson, Thomas
  • Blow, John
  • Jones, William
  • Spofforth, Reginald
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Tucker
  • Read, Daniel
  • Law, Andrew
  • Husband, John J.
  • Harrison
  • Milgrove, Benjamin
  • Jennings
  • Wyvill
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Darwell, J
  • Levesque
  • Burney, William
  • Morgan, David Jenkin
  • Blankes, Edward
  • Banister, John
  • Kent, James
  • Kimball, Jacob
  • Cook, R
  • Harrod, J
  • Weldon
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Miller, Edward
  • Milton, John
  • Mornington, Garrett Colley Wellesley
  • Prelleur, Peter
  • Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew
  • Crocker & Brewster
  • Robinson & Pratt
  • Henry Perkins
  • Armstrong & Plaskitt
  • Truman, Smith, and Company
  • J.N. Whiting
  • D.W. Harrison
  • New York Sacred Music Society
  • Lyman Thurston & Co
  • Handel and Haydn Society (Boston, Mass.)
  • Hezekiah Howe & Co. (New Haven, Conn.)
  • Leavitt, Lord, and Co
  • Oliver Steele & Co
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hymns, English
  • Tune-books
  • Anthems
  • Motets
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with keyboard instrument ensemble
  • Music
Label
The ancient lyre : a collection of old, new, and original church music, under the approbation of the Professional Musical Society in Boston, arranged and composed by Ch. Zeuner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures :[A]2 B-D4 1-104 [11]4 124 [13]4 14-454 ; wove paper
  • ca. 449 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with piano/organ accompaniment printed in small notes on lower two staves ; each tune headed by title, meter, composer ; ca. 39 anthems, motets, doxologies and set pieces ; for 1-4 voices ; with piano/organ accompaniment in small notes on lower two staves ; each headed by title, composition type, and composer
  • "Introduction to the art of singing" : 11 lessons on rudiments of music, followed by 12 tables containing musical examples and exercises -- p. [i] - [xxviii]
  • "Explanation of the usual terms in sacred music" -- p. [xxix-xxx]
  • Includes index -- p. [1-2] at back of book
  • Copyright statement : dated 1836 -- t.p. verso
  • "To publishers, booksellers, and the public generally" : "This work contains many old hymn tunes, part of which have been composed by persons who had no knowledge of the science of music, nor even the rules of harmony ... [thus] some of them required a total alteration ... For this reason, the author and editor ... claims the harmony and alterations ... as his property ..." -- t.p. verso
  • "Stereotyped by Lyman Thurston & Co." -- t.p. verso
  • Dedication : "To the New York Sacred Music Society and to the Handel and Haydn Society of Boston, this work is most respectfully dedicated" -- front leaf recto
  • "Advertisement to the fifth edition" : " ... In presenting this new edition, it is proper to state ... its improvements ... corrections have been made to render the harmony of each piece as perfect as possible. A great number of new pieces have been substituted ... Twenty-seven original tunes and anthems composed expressly for this work, are thus embraced within the improvement of the present edition ..." -- front leaf verso
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Haydn, Beethoven, Pleyel, Pergolesi, Handel, Corelli, Mazzinghi, Rousseau, and Mozart ; includes selections from American harp, Village hymns and Harmonia sacra
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed oblong boards and blue paper covers ; front cover bears printed t.p. information of 6th ed. ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
16 x 26 cm.
Edition
6th ed., rev. & improved.
Extent
1 score (l,[xxx], 358, [2] p.)
Note
  • Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Front board detached ; back board attached by one binding tape only ; spine coated with glue or shellac, causing embrittlement, acid migration and breakage ; some losses to spine ; covers soiled and with some losses ; acid migration and foxing to textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)12788321
Label
The ancient lyre : a collection of old, new, and original church music, under the approbation of the Professional Musical Society in Boston, arranged and composed by Ch. Zeuner
Publication
Note
  • Signatures :[A]2 B-D4 1-104 [11]4 124 [13]4 14-454 ; wove paper
  • ca. 449 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with piano/organ accompaniment printed in small notes on lower two staves ; each tune headed by title, meter, composer ; ca. 39 anthems, motets, doxologies and set pieces ; for 1-4 voices ; with piano/organ accompaniment in small notes on lower two staves ; each headed by title, composition type, and composer
  • "Introduction to the art of singing" : 11 lessons on rudiments of music, followed by 12 tables containing musical examples and exercises -- p. [i] - [xxviii]
  • "Explanation of the usual terms in sacred music" -- p. [xxix-xxx]
  • Includes index -- p. [1-2] at back of book
  • Copyright statement : dated 1836 -- t.p. verso
  • "To publishers, booksellers, and the public generally" : "This work contains many old hymn tunes, part of which have been composed by persons who had no knowledge of the science of music, nor even the rules of harmony ... [thus] some of them required a total alteration ... For this reason, the author and editor ... claims the harmony and alterations ... as his property ..." -- t.p. verso
  • "Stereotyped by Lyman Thurston & Co." -- t.p. verso
  • Dedication : "To the New York Sacred Music Society and to the Handel and Haydn Society of Boston, this work is most respectfully dedicated" -- front leaf recto
  • "Advertisement to the fifth edition" : " ... In presenting this new edition, it is proper to state ... its improvements ... corrections have been made to render the harmony of each piece as perfect as possible. A great number of new pieces have been substituted ... Twenty-seven original tunes and anthems composed expressly for this work, are thus embraced within the improvement of the present edition ..." -- front leaf verso
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Haydn, Beethoven, Pleyel, Pergolesi, Handel, Corelli, Mazzinghi, Rousseau, and Mozart ; includes selections from American harp, Village hymns and Harmonia sacra
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed oblong boards and blue paper covers ; front cover bears printed t.p. information of 6th ed. ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
16 x 26 cm.
Edition
6th ed., rev. & improved.
Extent
1 score (l,[xxx], 358, [2] p.)
Note
  • Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Front board detached ; back board attached by one binding tape only ; spine coated with glue or shellac, causing embrittlement, acid migration and breakage ; some losses to spine ; covers soiled and with some losses ; acid migration and foxing to textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)12788321

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