The Resource The national psalmist : a collection of the most popular and useful psalm and hymn tunes ; together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, sentences, and chants ; the whole forming a most complete manual of church music for choirs, congregations, singing-schools, and musical associations, by Lowell Mason and George James Webb

The national psalmist : a collection of the most popular and useful psalm and hymn tunes ; together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, sentences, and chants ; the whole forming a most complete manual of church music for choirs, congregations, singing-schools, and musical associations, by Lowell Mason and George James Webb

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The national psalmist : a collection of the most popular and useful psalm and hymn tunes ; together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, sentences, and chants ; the whole forming a most complete manual of church music for choirs, congregations, singing-schools, and musical associations
Title
The national psalmist
Title remainder
a collection of the most popular and useful psalm and hymn tunes ; together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, sentences, and chants ; the whole forming a most complete manual of church music for choirs, congregations, singing-schools, and musical associations
Statement of responsibility
by Lowell Mason and George James Webb
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
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1792-1872
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Mason, Lowell
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • Rinck, Christian H.
  • Harrison
  • Cole, John
  • Havergal, W.H.
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Gibbons, Orlando
  • Seidel, Ferdinand
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Mason, William
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Viotti, Giovanni Battista
  • Venua, F.
  • Nanino, Giovanni Maria
  • Root, George F.
  • Huss, John
  • Oliver, Henry K.
  • Read, Daniel
  • Mehul, Etienne Nicolas
  • Knapp, William
  • Hastings, Thomas
  • Darley, W.H.W.
  • Milgrove, Benjamin
  • Hudson
  • Shoel, Thomas
  • Zeuner, Charles
  • Schein, Johann Hermann
  • Coombs, J.M.
  • Cuthbert
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Mather, William
  • Tucker
  • Gardiner,William
  • Clarke, Jeremiah
  • Boyce, William
  • Spofforth, Reginald
  • Giornovichi, Giovanni Mane
  • Jones, William
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Battishill, Jonathan
  • Holden, Oliver
  • Greene, Maurice
  • Novello, Vincent
  • Randall, John
  • Smith, Is.
  • Swan, Timothy
  • Smart, George
  • Creighton, Robert
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Nägeli, Hans Georg
  • Howard, Samuel
  • Williams, A.
  • Leach, J.
  • Malan, Cesar
  • Mornington, Garrett Colley Wellesley
  • Marcello, Benedetto
  • Gauntlett, Henry J.
  • Anfossi, Pasquale
  • Breidenstein, Heinrich Carl
  • Radiger
  • Johnson, A.N.
  • Edson, Lewis
  • Latrobe, C.I.
  • Hérold, Ferdinand
  • Wranitzky, Paul
  • Vogler, Georg Joseph
  • Schulz, J.A.P.
  • Camidge, Matthew
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Nares, James
  • Farrant, Richard
  • Billings, William
  • Croft, William
  • Madan, Martin
  • Lucas, Charles
  • Edmands, B. Franklin
  • Hemans
  • Browne
  • Croce, Giovanni
  • Humphries, Pelham
  • Turner, William
  • Dyce, William
  • Dupuis, Thomas Sanders
  • Aldrich, Henry
  • Attwood, Thomas
  • Lohmann, J.H.D
  • Stevens, J
  • Methfessel, Albert Gottlieb
  • Straws, John
  • Veit, Vaclav Jindrich
  • Churchill, J
  • Shultz, P.H
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Twining, J
  • Walker
  • Jarman, Thomas
  • King, Charles
  • Mason, D.G.
  • Bluher, August
  • West, J
  • Eisenhofer
  • Chapple, S
  • Darwell, W
  • Joseph, Georg
  • Schoch, John Jacob
  • Pring
  • Webb, George James
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Ingalls, Jeremiah
  • Stanley
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  • Hymns, English
  • Tune-books
  • Anthems
  • Chants
  • Music
  • Singing
Label
The national psalmist : a collection of the most popular and useful psalm and hymn tunes ; together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, sentences, and chants ; the whole forming a most complete manual of church music for choirs, congregations, singing-schools, and musical associations, by Lowell Mason and George James Webb
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 [1]4 24 ; wove paper
  • ca. 438 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by tune title, meter, and composer ; ca. 37 anthems, occasional pieces and set pieces ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title and composer ; 107 numbered chants ; for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 36 chapters further divided into 184 lessons on rudiments of music and singing ; with musical illustrations and exercises throughout ; test questions and notes at close of chapters -- p. [6]-30
  • "Descriptive tables" : tunes divided into congregational vs. choral, different meters, degree of difficulty -- p. 31-32
  • "Historical, critical, explanatory, and descriptive remarks" -- p. 33-34
  • Copyright statement : dated 1848 -- t.p. verso
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index of tunes" -- p. 345-346 ; "Metrical index" -- p. 347-348 ; "Index to the anthems, occasionals and set pieces" -- p. 349 ; "Index to the canticles and scriptural selections and chants" -- p. 349 ; "Index to hymns of particular meter" -- p. 349-350 ; "Index to hymns of long, common, and short metre" -- p. 350-352
  • "Vocal exercises for school" -- p. [1]-16 at back of book
  • Preface : includes a critical history of psalmody and hymnody and prescriptive section on congregational versus choral singing ; also includes guide to use of book -- p. 2-5
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Pleyel, Haydn, Cherubini, Beethoven, Mozart, Palestrina, Salieri, Purcell, Mendelssohn, von Weber, and Corelli and selections from Playford's collection, the Wittenberg collection, the Ainsworth psalter, and the Scotch psalter
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and brown paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information ; back cover bears advertisment for other musical publications
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p. [16])
Note
Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)65223602
Label
The national psalmist : a collection of the most popular and useful psalm and hymn tunes ; together with a great variety of new tunes, anthems, sentences, and chants ; the whole forming a most complete manual of church music for choirs, congregations, singing-schools, and musical associations, by Lowell Mason and George James Webb
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 [1]4 24 ; wove paper
  • ca. 438 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by tune title, meter, and composer ; ca. 37 anthems, occasional pieces and set pieces ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title and composer ; 107 numbered chants ; for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Elements of vocal music" : 36 chapters further divided into 184 lessons on rudiments of music and singing ; with musical illustrations and exercises throughout ; test questions and notes at close of chapters -- p. [6]-30
  • "Descriptive tables" : tunes divided into congregational vs. choral, different meters, degree of difficulty -- p. 31-32
  • "Historical, critical, explanatory, and descriptive remarks" -- p. 33-34
  • Copyright statement : dated 1848 -- t.p. verso
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index of tunes" -- p. 345-346 ; "Metrical index" -- p. 347-348 ; "Index to the anthems, occasionals and set pieces" -- p. 349 ; "Index to the canticles and scriptural selections and chants" -- p. 349 ; "Index to hymns of particular meter" -- p. 349-350 ; "Index to hymns of long, common, and short metre" -- p. 350-352
  • "Vocal exercises for school" -- p. [1]-16 at back of book
  • Preface : includes a critical history of psalmody and hymnody and prescriptive section on congregational versus choral singing ; also includes guide to use of book -- p. 2-5
  • Includes compositions by Luther, Pleyel, Haydn, Cherubini, Beethoven, Mozart, Palestrina, Salieri, Purcell, Mendelssohn, von Weber, and Corelli and selections from Playford's collection, the Wittenberg collection, the Ainsworth psalter, and the Scotch psalter
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and brown paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information ; back cover bears advertisment for other musical publications
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p. [16])
Note
Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)65223602

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