The Resource The modern psalmist : a collection of church music, comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes and occasional pieces in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, motetts, sentences, chants, &c., by distinguished European authors ; many of which have been composed or arranged expressly for this work ; including, also, compositions by the editor never before published ; the whole constituting a body of church music probably as extensive and complete as was ever issued, by Lowell Mason

The modern psalmist : a collection of church music, comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes and occasional pieces in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, motetts, sentences, chants, &c., by distinguished European authors ; many of which have been composed or arranged expressly for this work ; including, also, compositions by the editor never before published ; the whole constituting a body of church music probably as extensive and complete as was ever issued, by Lowell Mason

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The modern psalmist : a collection of church music, comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes and occasional pieces in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, motetts, sentences, chants, &c., by distinguished European authors ; many of which have been composed or arranged expressly for this work ; including, also, compositions by the editor never before published ; the whole constituting a body of church music probably as extensive and complete as was ever issued
Title
The modern psalmist
Title remainder
a collection of church music, comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes and occasional pieces in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, motetts, sentences, chants, &c., by distinguished European authors ; many of which have been composed or arranged expressly for this work ; including, also, compositions by the editor never before published ; the whole constituting a body of church music probably as extensive and complete as was ever issued
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by Lowell Mason
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Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
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BHA
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1792-1872
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Mason, Lowell
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
close score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • Palmer, Ray
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Wilkins, John H.
  • Carter, Richard Bridge
  • Lord, Melvin
  • Perkins, Henry
  • Croft, William
  • Rinck, Christian H.
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Barthelemon, F. -H.
  • Nägeli, Hans Georg
  • Carey, Henry
  • Venua, F.
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  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Vanhal, Johann Baptist
  • Schulz, J. A. P.
  • Burney, William
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Harrison
  • Shield, William
  • Wyvill
  • Méhul, Etienne Nicolas
  • Knapp, William
  • Madan, Martin
  • Shoel, Thomas
  • Hudson
  • Silcher, Friedrich
  • Geminiani, Francesco
  • Read, Daniel
  • Milgrove, Benjamin
  • Oliver, Henry K.
  • Schein,Johann Hermann
  • Graun, Karl Heinrich
  • Hiller, Johann Adam
  • Goudimel, Claude
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  • Tans'ur, William
  • Jones, William
  • Milton, John
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  • Lucas
  • Spofforth, Reginald
  • Cuthbert
  • Wheal, W
  • Mornington, Garrett Colley Wellesley
  • Blow, John
  • Cole, John
  • Wainwright, Robert
  • Zelter, Carl Friedrich
  • Blangini, Felice
  • Leach, J.
  • Boyce, William
  • Morley, Thomas
  • Howard, Samuel
  • Kocher, Conrad
  • Williams, A.
  • Haydn, Michael
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Winter, Peter von
  • Neukomm, Sigismund
  • Richter, Christian Friedrich
  • Wranitzky, Paul
  • Kreutzer, Conradin
  • Smith, Samuel Francis
  • Romberg, Andreas
  • Stevenson, John
  • Kubler, G. F
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Green, G
  • Crust, Carl
  • Stanley
  • Meyer
  • Harrington
  • Angier, J. H
  • Methfessel, Albert Gottlieb
  • Horsley, William
  • Rotscher, J. F.
  • Bennett, Thomas
  • Gläser, C. G.
  • Auberlen, W. A.
  • J.H. Wilkins & R.B. Carter (Firm)
  • Collins, Keese & Co
  • Boston Academy of Music
  • F. J. Huntington and Co
  • Thomas Cowperthwait & Co
  • Robinson, Pratt & Co
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  • Hymns, English
  • Tune-books
  • Choruses, sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) Unaccompanied
  • Anthems
  • Motets
  • Chants
  • Singing
  • Music
Label
The modern psalmist : a collection of church music, comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes and occasional pieces in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, motetts, sentences, chants, &c., by distinguished European authors ; many of which have been composed or arranged expressly for this work ; including, also, compositions by the editor never before published ; the whole constituting a body of church music probably as extensive and complete as was ever issued, by Lowell Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-354 [36]4 37-434 [44]4 ; wove paper
  • ca. 538 hymns tunes for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment ; each headed by tune title, meter, composer ; ca. 89 anthems, motets, sentences, hymns, etc. for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment ; each headed by composition type, title, and composer ; ca. 47 chants for SATB ; in close score ; each headed by title ; liturgical chants headed by chant number and Latin title (text in English)
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 23 chapters, further divided into 154 lessons on rudiments of music and singing ; with musical illustrations and practical vocal exercises throughout ; test questions at the close of some chapters. -- p. 4-50
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 51-52
  • "List of European authors : Specimens of whose works are contained in this volume, together with dates showing at about what date they flourished" -- t.p. verso
  • Includes indexes : "Table of tunes" -- p. [348]-349 ; "Metrical table" -- p. [350]-351 ; "Anthems, motets, sentences, hymns, &c." -- p. 352 ; "Chants" -- p. 352
  • Copyright notice : entered by Melvin Lord ; dated 1839 -- t.p. verso
  • "Published under the sanction of the Boston Academy of Music." -- t.p
  • Preface : " ... During a recent trip to Europe ... [the author] visited many cities and obtained from distinguished composers of different nations much manuscript music and ... musical publications, English, German, and French ... From these sources, the selections of new music ... have been chiefly made ... [the] anthems, motetts, sentences, &c.... contains great variety ...[and are] short, easy, and adapted to various occasions ... chants of the Episcopal church [and] others will be found ...[with] selections ... of the Psalms ..." -- p. [3]
  • Preface [ctd.] : " ... (Elements of vocal music) contains much new matter and has been prepared with particular reference to adult singing schools ... The present work [is designed] ... as a textbook for the scholar ... [and contains] a great number of practical exercises, or lessons for singing ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Mozart, Haydn, Pleyel, Luther, Beethoven, Handel, Cherubini, Purcell, Corelli, von Weber, Mazzinghi, Rousseau, and Spohr
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information and additional publishing information : "New York : F. J. Huntington & Co., Robinson, Pratt & Co., and Collins, Keese & Co. ; Philadelphia : Thomas Cowperthwait & Co., and Henry Perkins" ; also includes edition information not included on t.p. : "Second edition" ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher ; front pastedown with advertisement for publisher (identical to back cover)
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : "Alexander Rucking [or] Bucking [or] Buckingham [?]" in (bleeding) iron gall ink -- front pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)817312
Label
The modern psalmist : a collection of church music, comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes and occasional pieces in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, motetts, sentences, chants, &c., by distinguished European authors ; many of which have been composed or arranged expressly for this work ; including, also, compositions by the editor never before published ; the whole constituting a body of church music probably as extensive and complete as was ever issued, by Lowell Mason
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-354 [36]4 37-434 [44]4 ; wove paper
  • ca. 538 hymns tunes for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment ; each headed by tune title, meter, composer ; ca. 89 anthems, motets, sentences, hymns, etc. for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment ; each headed by composition type, title, and composer ; ca. 47 chants for SATB ; in close score ; each headed by title ; liturgical chants headed by chant number and Latin title (text in English)
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 23 chapters, further divided into 154 lessons on rudiments of music and singing ; with musical illustrations and practical vocal exercises throughout ; test questions at the close of some chapters. -- p. 4-50
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 51-52
  • "List of European authors : Specimens of whose works are contained in this volume, together with dates showing at about what date they flourished" -- t.p. verso
  • Includes indexes : "Table of tunes" -- p. [348]-349 ; "Metrical table" -- p. [350]-351 ; "Anthems, motets, sentences, hymns, &c." -- p. 352 ; "Chants" -- p. 352
  • Copyright notice : entered by Melvin Lord ; dated 1839 -- t.p. verso
  • "Published under the sanction of the Boston Academy of Music." -- t.p
  • Preface : " ... During a recent trip to Europe ... [the author] visited many cities and obtained from distinguished composers of different nations much manuscript music and ... musical publications, English, German, and French ... From these sources, the selections of new music ... have been chiefly made ... [the] anthems, motetts, sentences, &c.... contains great variety ...[and are] short, easy, and adapted to various occasions ... chants of the Episcopal church [and] others will be found ...[with] selections ... of the Psalms ..." -- p. [3]
  • Preface [ctd.] : " ... (Elements of vocal music) contains much new matter and has been prepared with particular reference to adult singing schools ... The present work [is designed] ... as a textbook for the scholar ... [and contains] a great number of practical exercises, or lessons for singing ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Mozart, Haydn, Pleyel, Luther, Beethoven, Handel, Cherubini, Purcell, Corelli, von Weber, Mazzinghi, Rousseau, and Spohr
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information and additional publishing information : "New York : F. J. Huntington & Co., Robinson, Pratt & Co., and Collins, Keese & Co. ; Philadelphia : Thomas Cowperthwait & Co., and Henry Perkins" ; also includes edition information not included on t.p. : "Second edition" ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher ; front pastedown with advertisement for publisher (identical to back cover)
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
Inscriptions : "Alexander Rucking [or] Bucking [or] Buckingham [?]" in (bleeding) iron gall ink -- front pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)817312

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