The Resource The dulcimer : or, the New York collection of sacred music : constituting a large and choice variety of new tunes, chants, anthems, motets, &c., from the best foreign and American composers, with all the old tunes in common use, together with a concise elementary course simplified and adapted to the capacities of beginners ; the whole comprising the most complete collection of sacred music ever published, by I.B. Woodbury

The dulcimer : or, the New York collection of sacred music : constituting a large and choice variety of new tunes, chants, anthems, motets, &c., from the best foreign and American composers, with all the old tunes in common use, together with a concise elementary course simplified and adapted to the capacities of beginners ; the whole comprising the most complete collection of sacred music ever published, by I.B. Woodbury

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The dulcimer : or, the New York collection of sacred music : constituting a large and choice variety of new tunes, chants, anthems, motets, &c., from the best foreign and American composers, with all the old tunes in common use, together with a concise elementary course simplified and adapted to the capacities of beginners ; the whole comprising the most complete collection of sacred music ever published
Title
The dulcimer
Title remainder
or, the New York collection of sacred music : constituting a large and choice variety of new tunes, chants, anthems, motets, &c., from the best foreign and American composers, with all the old tunes in common use, together with a concise elementary course simplified and adapted to the capacities of beginners ; the whole comprising the most complete collection of sacred music ever published
Statement of responsibility
by I.B. Woodbury
Title variation
New York collection of sacred music
Creator
Contributor
Stereotyper
Subject
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
DLM
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1819-1858
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woodbury, I. B. (Isaac Baker)
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • Greene, Maurice
  • Davison, C
  • Alvord, Corydon A.
  • Hastings, Thomas
  • Kimball, Jacob
  • Prelleur, Peter
  • Holyoke, Samuel
  • Bradbury, William B.
  • Croft, William
  • Tillinghast, William
  • Kingsley, George
  • Whitaker, John
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Broderip, John
  • Costellow, T.
  • Smith, Is.
  • Harwood, Edward
  • Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
  • Harrison
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Meineke, C.
  • Cecil, Richard
  • Marshall, Leonard
  • Burney, Charles
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Madan, Martin
  • Venua, F.
  • Taylor, Virgil Corydon
  • Linley, Thomas
  • Mason, Lowell
  • Randall, John
  • Shoel, Thomas
  • Whitel, Edward L.
  • Schultz, J. A. P.
  • Read, Daniel
  • Mitchell, Nahum
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Knapp, William
  • Maxim, Abraham
  • Milgrove, Benjamin
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Gould, Nathaniel D.
  • Horsley, William
  • Burder, George
  • Tucker
  • Stanley
  • Grigg, John
  • Bethune, George W.
  • Bond, Hugh
  • Vogler, Georg Joseph
  • Swan, Timothy
  • Hiller, Ferdinand
  • Williams, A.
  • Cuthbert
  • Billings, William
  • Abt, Franz
  • Miller, Edward
  • Leach, J.
  • Lucas
  • Holden, Oliver
  • Blankes, Edward
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Farrant, Richard
  • Ives, E.
  • Oliver, Henry K.
  • Webb, George James
  • Ingalls, Jeremiah
  • Spofforth, Reginald
  • Cole, John
  • Gould, J. E.
  • Wainwright, Robert
  • Law, Andrew
  • Metcalf, J. N
  • Blow, John
  • Boyce, William
  • Howard, Samuel
  • Morley, Thomas
  • Dutton, D.
  • Edson, Lewis
  • Malan, César
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Smith, Samuel Francis
  • Stevenson, John
  • Romberg, Andreas
  • Gibbons, Orlando
  • Flager, J. O
  • Thorley, T
  • Doty, Abraham
  • Dutcher, E
  • Pond, Sylvanus Billings
  • Husband, J.
  • Beastall, William
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Slye, Frank
  • Sumner
  • Howe, E. C
  • Jennings
  • Sherman, Jimmy
  • Fowler, T
  • Batleman
  • Ehud
  • Corner, A
  • Darby, O. A
  • Cone
  • Barrus, H. G
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Absalom
  • Hymns, English
  • Anthems
  • Tune-books
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with continuo
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with keyboard instrument ensemble
  • Oratorios, Arranged
  • Chants
  • Music
Label
The dulcimer : or, the New York collection of sacred music : constituting a large and choice variety of new tunes, chants, anthems, motets, &c., from the best foreign and American composers, with all the old tunes in common use, together with a concise elementary course simplified and adapted to the capacities of beginners ; the whole comprising the most complete collection of sacred music ever published, by I.B. Woodbury
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 ; wove paper
  • ca. 624 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, meter, composer ; ca. 92 anthems, set pieces, etc. ; for 1-4 voices ; with figured bass or piano/organ accompaniment ; each headed by title, composition type, composer ; ca. 50 chants ; in close score ; for SATB ; ca. 47 rounds and choruses for class practice
  • "Elements of music made easy" : 13 lessons in rudiments of music ; with musical illustrations and vocal exercises -- p. 3-20
  • "Instructions for playing the organ, piano-forte, melodeon, and seraphine by figures" : instructions in realization of figured bass -- p. 21-22
  • "Absalom; an oratorio. Music selected and arranged from the best sources, by I. B. Woodbury": oratorio for six soloists and chorus ; vocal score with piano reduction and figured bass ; in 17 movements -- p. 301-347
  • Includes indexes : "Metrical index of tunes" -- p. 348-349 ; "Index to the Oratorio of Absalom" -- p. 349 ; "General index of tunes" -- p. 350-351 ; "Index to anthems, quartetts, choruses, chants, set pieces, etc. etc." -- p. 351 ; "Chorister's index -- comprising all the odd metres in common use, with appropriate music" -- p. 352
  • Copyright statement : dated 1850 -- t.p. verso
  • "Stereotyped by C. Davison, 33 Gold Street, N. Y." ; "Printed by C. A. Alvord, 31 Gold st." -- t.p. verso
  • Includes compositions by Beethoven, Mozart, Pleyel, Luther, Handel, Corelli, Haydn, Purcell, Cherubini, von Weber, Mendelssohn, Gluck, Rousseau and selections from Continental harmony, Playford's collection, Scotch psalter, and Ainsworth's psalter ; Oratorio of Absalom includes adapted compositions by Haydn, Hummel, Beethoven, Romberg, David, Rossini, and others
  • Preface : " ... Elementary course ... comprises full and copious rules ... playing by figures is becoming so common that no work would be complete without instruction in this subject ... There are more than four hundred tunes and set pieces that are entirely new ... All the old tunes of merit have been inserted ... [with] upwards of sixty different metres ... Set pieces for ... every ... occasion of public interest [are inserted] ... Chants ... will be found full and complete ... The oratorio of Absalom has been arranged and composed expresssly for this work ..." -- t.p. verso
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed oblong boards and tan paper covers ; front cover bears printed t.p. information framed by ornamental border with arabesques ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : "Mrs. Jane Beach, from her friend Jno. D. McKenny" in pencil -- front endpapers ; "Religious book depository ; Gray & Ballantyne, Washington D. C." -- slip pasted onto front pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front endpapers ; Metcalf's handwritten index of composers on two sheets of scrap paper from the War Department -- enclosed with volume.
System control number
(OCoLC)5840572
Label
The dulcimer : or, the New York collection of sacred music : constituting a large and choice variety of new tunes, chants, anthems, motets, &c., from the best foreign and American composers, with all the old tunes in common use, together with a concise elementary course simplified and adapted to the capacities of beginners ; the whole comprising the most complete collection of sacred music ever published, by I.B. Woodbury
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 ; wove paper
  • ca. 624 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, meter, composer ; ca. 92 anthems, set pieces, etc. ; for 1-4 voices ; with figured bass or piano/organ accompaniment ; each headed by title, composition type, composer ; ca. 50 chants ; in close score ; for SATB ; ca. 47 rounds and choruses for class practice
  • "Elements of music made easy" : 13 lessons in rudiments of music ; with musical illustrations and vocal exercises -- p. 3-20
  • "Instructions for playing the organ, piano-forte, melodeon, and seraphine by figures" : instructions in realization of figured bass -- p. 21-22
  • "Absalom; an oratorio. Music selected and arranged from the best sources, by I. B. Woodbury": oratorio for six soloists and chorus ; vocal score with piano reduction and figured bass ; in 17 movements -- p. 301-347
  • Includes indexes : "Metrical index of tunes" -- p. 348-349 ; "Index to the Oratorio of Absalom" -- p. 349 ; "General index of tunes" -- p. 350-351 ; "Index to anthems, quartetts, choruses, chants, set pieces, etc. etc." -- p. 351 ; "Chorister's index -- comprising all the odd metres in common use, with appropriate music" -- p. 352
  • Copyright statement : dated 1850 -- t.p. verso
  • "Stereotyped by C. Davison, 33 Gold Street, N. Y." ; "Printed by C. A. Alvord, 31 Gold st." -- t.p. verso
  • Includes compositions by Beethoven, Mozart, Pleyel, Luther, Handel, Corelli, Haydn, Purcell, Cherubini, von Weber, Mendelssohn, Gluck, Rousseau and selections from Continental harmony, Playford's collection, Scotch psalter, and Ainsworth's psalter ; Oratorio of Absalom includes adapted compositions by Haydn, Hummel, Beethoven, Romberg, David, Rossini, and others
  • Preface : " ... Elementary course ... comprises full and copious rules ... playing by figures is becoming so common that no work would be complete without instruction in this subject ... There are more than four hundred tunes and set pieces that are entirely new ... All the old tunes of merit have been inserted ... [with] upwards of sixty different metres ... Set pieces for ... every ... occasion of public interest [are inserted] ... Chants ... will be found full and complete ... The oratorio of Absalom has been arranged and composed expresssly for this work ..." -- t.p. verso
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed oblong boards and tan paper covers ; front cover bears printed t.p. information framed by ornamental border with arabesques ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : "Mrs. Jane Beach, from her friend Jno. D. McKenny" in pencil -- front endpapers ; "Religious book depository ; Gray & Ballantyne, Washington D. C." -- slip pasted onto front pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front endpapers ; Metcalf's handwritten index of composers on two sheets of scrap paper from the War Department -- enclosed with volume.
System control number
(OCoLC)5840572

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