The Resource The psalmodist : a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, chiefly new, adapted to the very numerous metres now in use ; together with chants, anthems, motets, and various other pieces for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and musical associations ; most of which are now for the first time presented to the American public, by Thomas Hastings and Wm. B. Bradbury

The psalmodist : a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, chiefly new, adapted to the very numerous metres now in use ; together with chants, anthems, motets, and various other pieces for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and musical associations ; most of which are now for the first time presented to the American public, by Thomas Hastings and Wm. B. Bradbury

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The psalmodist : a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, chiefly new, adapted to the very numerous metres now in use ; together with chants, anthems, motets, and various other pieces for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and musical associations ; most of which are now for the first time presented to the American public
Title
The psalmodist
Title remainder
a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, chiefly new, adapted to the very numerous metres now in use ; together with chants, anthems, motets, and various other pieces for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and musical associations ; most of which are now for the first time presented to the American public
Statement of responsibility
by Thomas Hastings and Wm. B. Bradbury
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Contributor
Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IdU
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1784-1872
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Hastings, Thomas
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • Parr, Henry
  • Bradbury, William B.
  • Howard, Samuel
  • Bennet, John
  • Shore, William
  • Wolf, Ernst Wilhelm
  • Schulz, J.A.P.
  • Hayes, William
  • Howe, Elias
  • Callcott, John Wall
  • Romberg, Andreas
  • Gildon, J.
  • Herschel, William
  • Martini, Johann Paul Aegidius
  • Nägeli, Hans Georg
  • Mather, William
  • Mason, Lowell
  • Malan, Cesar
  • Cecil, Richard
  • Clark, Jeremiah
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Voigt, Augustus
  • Knecht, Justin Heinrich
  • Stanley
  • Fawcett, John
  • Hullah, John
  • Banister, John
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Smith, Robert Archibald
  • Vogler, Georg Joseph
  • Russell, William
  • Novello, Vincent
  • Richardson, Vaughan
  • Rinck, Christian H.
  • Bowring, John
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  • Twining, Thomas
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  • Collier, E
  • Walmisley, Thomas Forbes
  • Newman, Mark H
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  • Silcher, Friedrich
  • Woodman, Jonathan C.
  • Mark H. Newman & Co
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  • Hymns, English
  • Tune-books
  • Choruses, sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts), with continuo
  • Choruses, sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts), with organ
  • Anthems
  • Chants
  • Motets
  • Music
  • Singing
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The psalmodist : a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, chiefly new, adapted to the very numerous metres now in use ; together with chants, anthems, motets, and various other pieces for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and musical associations ; most of which are now for the first time presented to the American public, by Thomas Hastings and Wm. B. Bradbury
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 ; wove paper
  • ca. 292 hymns with tunes ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, meter and composer ; ca. 73 anthems and motets for 1-4 voices ; with figured bass or organ accompaniment ; 7 numbered chants for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Elements of vocal music ; As presented by Mr. Bradbury" : 4 chapters on rhythm and melody, followed by 106 vocal exercises and a table of signatures for all major and minor keys ; with musical illustrations throughout -- p. [4]-26
  • "Rudiments of vocal music ; As presented by Mr. Hastings" : Part I : 7 sections divided into 22 lessons ; with musical illustrations ; Part II : "Style in execution" : essay on proper vocal performance -- p. 27-34
  • "The spirit of praise" : essay on proper performance of sacred vocal music -- p. 35
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 36
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index" -- p. 349 ; "Metrical index" -- p. 350-351 ; "Anthems, chants, motets and other pieces" -- p. 352
  • Copyright statement : dated 1844 -- t.p. verso
  • "Boston : stereotyped by A. B. Kidder" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... The character of church music can be rightly estimated only by the effects it is capable of producing when performed in the right manner and spirit ... church music should be plain and simple ... to call forth the fervor of an enlightened devotion ... The music of this volume ... is also adapted to more than fifty different metres ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Gluck, Beethoven, Handel, Mozart, Haydn, Cherubini, and Palestrina and selections from Musica sacra
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and brown paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
  • Inscriptions : "Williams bookstore. Boston" -- inkstamp on front pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Hinges broken, leaving boards attached by binding cords only ; leather spine cracking ; covers worn and soiled ; foxing and acid migration to textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)42230108
Label
The psalmodist : a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, chiefly new, adapted to the very numerous metres now in use ; together with chants, anthems, motets, and various other pieces for the use of choirs, congregations, singing schools and musical associations ; most of which are now for the first time presented to the American public, by Thomas Hastings and Wm. B. Bradbury
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]4 2-444 ; wove paper
  • ca. 292 hymns with tunes ; for SATB ; with figured bass ; each headed by title, meter and composer ; ca. 73 anthems and motets for 1-4 voices ; with figured bass or organ accompaniment ; 7 numbered chants for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Elements of vocal music ; As presented by Mr. Bradbury" : 4 chapters on rhythm and melody, followed by 106 vocal exercises and a table of signatures for all major and minor keys ; with musical illustrations throughout -- p. [4]-26
  • "Rudiments of vocal music ; As presented by Mr. Hastings" : Part I : 7 sections divided into 22 lessons ; with musical illustrations ; Part II : "Style in execution" : essay on proper vocal performance -- p. 27-34
  • "The spirit of praise" : essay on proper performance of sacred vocal music -- p. 35
  • "Explanation of musical terms" -- p. 36
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index" -- p. 349 ; "Metrical index" -- p. 350-351 ; "Anthems, chants, motets and other pieces" -- p. 352
  • Copyright statement : dated 1844 -- t.p. verso
  • "Boston : stereotyped by A. B. Kidder" -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : " ... The character of church music can be rightly estimated only by the effects it is capable of producing when performed in the right manner and spirit ... church music should be plain and simple ... to call forth the fervor of an enlightened devotion ... The music of this volume ... is also adapted to more than fifty different metres ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Gluck, Beethoven, Handel, Mozart, Haydn, Cherubini, and Palestrina and selections from Musica sacra
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and brown paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
16 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
  • Inscriptions : "Williams bookstore. Boston" -- inkstamp on front pastedown ; Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Hinges broken, leaving boards attached by binding cords only ; leather spine cracking ; covers worn and soiled ; foxing and acid migration to textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)42230108

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