The Resource The hallelujah : a book for the service of song in the house of the Lord ; containing tunes, chants, and anthems both for the choir and the congregation ; to which is prefixed : The singing school : a manual for classes in vocal music, with exercises, rounds, and part songs, for choir practice ; also, Musical notation in a nutshell ; a brief course for singing schools ; intended for skillful teachers and apt pupils, by Lowell Mason

The hallelujah : a book for the service of song in the house of the Lord ; containing tunes, chants, and anthems both for the choir and the congregation ; to which is prefixed : The singing school : a manual for classes in vocal music, with exercises, rounds, and part songs, for choir practice ; also, Musical notation in a nutshell ; a brief course for singing schools ; intended for skillful teachers and apt pupils, by Lowell Mason

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The hallelujah : a book for the service of song in the house of the Lord ; containing tunes, chants, and anthems both for the choir and the congregation ; to which is prefixed : The singing school : a manual for classes in vocal music, with exercises, rounds, and part songs, for choir practice ; also, Musical notation in a nutshell ; a brief course for singing schools ; intended for skillful teachers and apt pupils
Title
The hallelujah
Title remainder
a book for the service of song in the house of the Lord ; containing tunes, chants, and anthems both for the choir and the congregation ; to which is prefixed : The singing school : a manual for classes in vocal music, with exercises, rounds, and part songs, for choir practice ; also, Musical notation in a nutshell ; a brief course for singing schools ; intended for skillful teachers and apt pupils
Statement of responsibility
by Lowell Mason
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Contributor
Publisher
Printer
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BZM
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1792-1872
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Mason, Lowell
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
voice score with accompaniment omitted
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • Hymns, English
  • Choruses, sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Anthems
  • Chants
  • Music
  • Singing
Label
The hallelujah : a book for the service of song in the house of the Lord ; containing tunes, chants, and anthems both for the choir and the congregation ; to which is prefixed : The singing school : a manual for classes in vocal music, with exercises, rounds, and part songs, for choir practice ; also, Musical notation in a nutshell ; a brief course for singing schools ; intended for skillful teachers and apt pupils, by Lowell Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures (estimated) : [24] gatherings of [18] leaves ; wove paper
  • ca. 602 hymns with tunes ; set for SATB ; each headed by title, meter ; most with composer ; ca. 72 anthems, motets, and sentences for SATB ; headed by title, composition type, some by meter ; most with composer ; ca. 39 chants set for SATB in close score ; music printed in center column with text in right and left vertical columns
  • "The singing school, or, the elements of musical notation, illustrated with numerous exercises, rounds, part songs, etc., by Lowell Mason" : 30 numbered chapters, further divided into 172 short lessons in rudiments of music and singing ; with musical illustrations
  • "Musical notation in a nutshell : intended for skillful teachers and apt pupils" : 5 brief chapters, further divided into 44 lessons. -- p. [32]-33
  • "Elementary exercises" : 340 short vocal exercises ; includes vocal exercises with text, "vocalizing exercises", and songs -- p. 34-94
  • "Descriptive tables" : seven tables listing tunes by meter, mood, and degree of difficulty ; "Descriptive table of anthems" : divided into suitability for public worship and suitability for choir practice, concerts, etc. -- p. 95-96
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index" -- p. 363-364 ; "Anthems, motetts, sentences, and chants" -- p. 364 ; "Metrical index" -- p. 365-366 ; "Index of first lines" -- p. 367-368
  • Copyright statement : dated 1854 -- t.p. verso
  • Manufacturing notes : "Thomas S. Smith, stereotyper and electrotyper" ; "John A. Gray, printer" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ...this book will be found in advance of its predecessors in many of those points which constitute excellence : ...melody ... rhythm ... harmony ... metrical tunes ... meters ... interludes ... chants ... anthems ... carols ... The singing school ... Elementary exercises ... part songs ..." -- p. [3]-6
  • Includes compositions by Purcell, Haydn, Mozart, Luther, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Beethoven, Pleyel and Rossini
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed boards and blue paper covers ; frotn cover bears t.p. information, framed with Oxford rule ; back cover bears advertisements for publishers' works
Dimensions
18 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 vocal score (368 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : "Dan May. West Concord, Vermont" -- pencilled on front pastedown ; musical staff with 8 measures of melody -- pencilled on back pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)42398114
Label
The hallelujah : a book for the service of song in the house of the Lord ; containing tunes, chants, and anthems both for the choir and the congregation ; to which is prefixed : The singing school : a manual for classes in vocal music, with exercises, rounds, and part songs, for choir practice ; also, Musical notation in a nutshell ; a brief course for singing schools ; intended for skillful teachers and apt pupils, by Lowell Mason
Publication
Note
  • Signatures (estimated) : [24] gatherings of [18] leaves ; wove paper
  • ca. 602 hymns with tunes ; set for SATB ; each headed by title, meter ; most with composer ; ca. 72 anthems, motets, and sentences for SATB ; headed by title, composition type, some by meter ; most with composer ; ca. 39 chants set for SATB in close score ; music printed in center column with text in right and left vertical columns
  • "The singing school, or, the elements of musical notation, illustrated with numerous exercises, rounds, part songs, etc., by Lowell Mason" : 30 numbered chapters, further divided into 172 short lessons in rudiments of music and singing ; with musical illustrations
  • "Musical notation in a nutshell : intended for skillful teachers and apt pupils" : 5 brief chapters, further divided into 44 lessons. -- p. [32]-33
  • "Elementary exercises" : 340 short vocal exercises ; includes vocal exercises with text, "vocalizing exercises", and songs -- p. 34-94
  • "Descriptive tables" : seven tables listing tunes by meter, mood, and degree of difficulty ; "Descriptive table of anthems" : divided into suitability for public worship and suitability for choir practice, concerts, etc. -- p. 95-96
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index" -- p. 363-364 ; "Anthems, motetts, sentences, and chants" -- p. 364 ; "Metrical index" -- p. 365-366 ; "Index of first lines" -- p. 367-368
  • Copyright statement : dated 1854 -- t.p. verso
  • Manufacturing notes : "Thomas S. Smith, stereotyper and electrotyper" ; "John A. Gray, printer" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ...this book will be found in advance of its predecessors in many of those points which constitute excellence : ...melody ... rhythm ... harmony ... metrical tunes ... meters ... interludes ... chants ... anthems ... carols ... The singing school ... Elementary exercises ... part songs ..." -- p. [3]-6
  • Includes compositions by Purcell, Haydn, Mozart, Luther, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Beethoven, Pleyel and Rossini
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed boards and blue paper covers ; frotn cover bears t.p. information, framed with Oxford rule ; back cover bears advertisements for publishers' works
Dimensions
18 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 vocal score (368 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : "Dan May. West Concord, Vermont" -- pencilled on front pastedown ; musical staff with 8 measures of melody -- pencilled on back pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)42398114

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