The Resource The new carmina sacra : or Boston collection of church music. Comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems ; principally by distinguished European composers : the whole being one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies extant, by Lowell Mason

The new carmina sacra : or Boston collection of church music. Comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems ; principally by distinguished European composers : the whole being one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies extant, by Lowell Mason

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The new carmina sacra : or Boston collection of church music. Comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems ; principally by distinguished European composers : the whole being one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies extant
Title
The new carmina sacra
Title remainder
or Boston collection of church music. Comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems ; principally by distinguished European composers : the whole being one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies extant
Statement of responsibility
by Lowell Mason
Title variation
  • Carmina sacra
  • Boston collection of church music
Creator
Contributor
Copyright holder
Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DRB
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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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  • Schmidt, J. P.
  • Lord, Melvin
  • Hickson, W. E.
  • Croft, William
  • Zeuner, Charles
  • Neukomm, Sigismund
  • Yoakley, W. A
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Burney, Charles
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Oliver, Henry K.
  • Stanley
  • Read, Daniel
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Knapp, William
  • Costellow, T.
  • Malan, Cesar
  • Mehul, Etienne Nicolas
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Tuckey, William
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Mather, William
  • Dupuis, Thomas Sanders
  • Heighington
  • Hews, George
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Cuthbert
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Holden, Oliver
  • Jones, William
  • Gardiner, William
  • Glaser, Johann Wendelin
  • Bond, Hugh
  • Aldrich, Henry
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Dutton, D.
  • Tucker
  • Randall, John
  • Clark, Thomas
  • Cole, John
  • Mason, William
  • Zelter, Carl Friedrich
  • Rinck, Christian H.
  • Blangini, Felice
  • Harrison
  • Mornington, Garrett Colley Wellesley
  • Zundel, John
  • Leach, J.
  • Haydn, Michael
  • Radiger
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Schnyder von Wartensee, Franz Xaver
  • Latrobe, Christian Ignatius
  • Camidge, Matthew
  • Reichardt, Johann Friedrich
  • Ritter, Jacob
  • Smith, Samuel Francis
  • Madan, Martin
  • Lucas, G. W.
  • Hastings, Thomas
  • Webb, George James
  • Jackson, G. K.
  • Boyce, William
  • Farrant, Richard
  • Nares, James
  • Beckwith, John
  • Langdon, Richard
  • Kent, James
  • Winter, Peter von
  • Pond, H
  • Swan, Timothy
  • Oates, George
  • Schultz, P. A
  • Faber, Frederick William
  • Hill, S
  • Schulz, Karl
  • Dearle, F
  • Milan
  • Minoja, Ambrogio
  • Hews, George
  • Naumann, J. A
  • Eberwein, Max
  • Clark, John
  • Hellwig, Karl Friedrich Ludwig
  • Chard
  • Tomlinson
  • Felton
  • Porter, W. J.
  • Turner
  • Nutter, Charles S.
  • Dabney, J. P.
  • Nägeli, Hans Georg
  • Shepherd, Isaac F.
  • Silcher, Friedrich
  • Vogler, Georg Joseph
  • William, A.
  • Jones, Darius E.
  • Battishill, Jonathan
  • Venua, F.
  • Boston Academy of Music
  • J. B. Lippincott & Co
  • Sargent, Wilson & Hinkle
  • Root & Cady
  • Mason & Hamlin
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  • Hymns, English
  • Anthems
  • Chants
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with continuo
  • Tunebooks
  • Music
  • Music theory
Label
The new carmina sacra : or Boston collection of church music. Comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems ; principally by distinguished European composers : the whole being one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies extant, by Lowell Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 [2]4 3-74 [8]4 9-254 [26]4 27-334 [34]4 35-474 [48]4 ; wove paper
  • ca. 499 hymns with tunes ; set for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, metrical indication and most with author/composer ; ca. 56 anthems, motets, sentences, hymns, etc. ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, composition type; most with author/composer ; 82 numbered chants in close score ; for SATB ; unaccompanied ; with text appearing separate from staves
  • "Guide to musical notation" : 19 chapters, further divided into 95 lessons on rudiments of music and singing ; with musical illustrations ; followed by 13 songs -- p. [3]-35
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 36
  • Includes indexes : "General index" -- p. [1]-[2] at back of book ; "Metrical index" -- p. [3]-[4] at back of book ; "Anthems, motetts, sentences, hymns, &c." -- p. [4] at back of book
  • Copyright note : entered by Melvin Lord ; dated 1850 -- t.p. verso
  • "Published under the sanction of the Boston Academy of Music" -- head of t.p
  • "Publisher's notice" : " ... Carmina sacra was first published in 1841 ... and held in its way, until, in 1850, the extraordinary merits of the work, evinced by its large sale, induced its proprietors to undertake a revision ..." (dated 1855) -- p. [2]
  • Includes compositions by Purcell, Schubert, Beethoven, Pleyel, Palestrina, Gluck, Handel, J. S. Bach, Corelli, Righini, Mozart, Haydn, Luther and von Weber
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information with ornamental frame ; back cover bears advertisement for Mason Brothers
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (380, [4] p.)
Note
Nutter Metcalf copy: Inscriptions : "A. L. Covell" in pencil -- front pastedown ;
System control number
(OCoLC)11265879
Label
The new carmina sacra : or Boston collection of church music. Comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in general use, together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts, and anthems ; principally by distinguished European composers : the whole being one of the most complete collections of music for choirs, congregations, singing schools and societies extant, by Lowell Mason
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 [2]4 3-74 [8]4 9-254 [26]4 27-334 [34]4 35-474 [48]4 ; wove paper
  • ca. 499 hymns with tunes ; set for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, metrical indication and most with author/composer ; ca. 56 anthems, motets, sentences, hymns, etc. ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, composition type; most with author/composer ; 82 numbered chants in close score ; for SATB ; unaccompanied ; with text appearing separate from staves
  • "Guide to musical notation" : 19 chapters, further divided into 95 lessons on rudiments of music and singing ; with musical illustrations ; followed by 13 songs -- p. [3]-35
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 36
  • Includes indexes : "General index" -- p. [1]-[2] at back of book ; "Metrical index" -- p. [3]-[4] at back of book ; "Anthems, motetts, sentences, hymns, &c." -- p. [4] at back of book
  • Copyright note : entered by Melvin Lord ; dated 1850 -- t.p. verso
  • "Published under the sanction of the Boston Academy of Music" -- head of t.p
  • "Publisher's notice" : " ... Carmina sacra was first published in 1841 ... and held in its way, until, in 1850, the extraordinary merits of the work, evinced by its large sale, induced its proprietors to undertake a revision ..." (dated 1855) -- p. [2]
  • Includes compositions by Purcell, Schubert, Beethoven, Pleyel, Palestrina, Gluck, Handel, J. S. Bach, Corelli, Righini, Mozart, Haydn, Luther and von Weber
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information with ornamental frame ; back cover bears advertisement for Mason Brothers
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (380, [4] p.)
Note
Nutter Metcalf copy: Inscriptions : "A. L. Covell" in pencil -- front pastedown ;
System control number
(OCoLC)11265879

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