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The sacred harmonicon : a collection of music for educational and religious purposes / by Thomas Harrison

Label
The sacred harmonicon : a collection of music for educational and religious purposes / by Thomas Harrison
Title
The sacred harmonicon
Title remainder
a collection of music for educational and religious purposes / by Thomas Harrison
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Stereotyper
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BZM
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1813-1903
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Harrison, Thomas
Form of composition
hymns
Format of music
other
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1762-1798
  • approximately 1743-1809
  • 1699?-1783
  • 1710-1778
  • 1767-1822
  • 1707-1787
  • approximately 1710-1793
  • 1752-1832
  • (ca.)1505-1585
  • 1757-1836
  • 1789-1867
  • 1630-1679
  • 1740-1816
  • 1759-1829
  • 1746-1800
  • 1616-1699
  • 1726-1790
  • approximately 1565-1634
  • 1788-1872
  • 1696-1755
  • -approximately 1800
  • 1761-1833
  • 1735-1807
  • 1809-1875
  • 1842-1928
  • 1710-1770
  • 1823-1869
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  • James, Joseph A
  • Leach, J.
  • Clark, Jeremiah
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Stanley
  • Harwood, Edward
  • Thorley, T
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Burder, George
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Read, Daniel
  • Fawcett, John
  • Banister, John
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Shrubsole, W.
  • Billings, William
  • Beaumont, John
  • Madan, Martin
  • Wheal, W
  • Kirbye, George
  • Venua, F.
  • Greene, Maurice
  • Smith, Is.
  • Radiger
  • Stevenson, John
  • Miller, Edward
  • Tucker
  • Lawson, J
  • Walker, William
  • Nutt, N
  • Jordan, Henry J
  • Harrison, L. J.
  • Neely, L. J.
  • Thompson, A
  • Swaffield, B. M
  • Neely, C.
  • Harrison, P
  • Jennison
  • Seviss, E
  • Stodhart
  • Nutter, Charles S.
  • Avison, Charles
  • Fillmore, A. D.
  • Brooks & Ocheltree
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  • Hymns, English
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Anthems
  • Musical notation
  • Music theory
  • Music
Label
The sacred harmonicon : a collection of music for educational and religious purposes / by Thomas Harrison
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [A]8 B-H1° ; wove paper
  • ca. 140 hymns with tunes, ca. 30 anthems, etc. ; arranged for SATB ; in staffless, numeric notation ; each headed by title and author/composer
  • Includes index -- p. [1] at back of book
  • Copyright statement : dated 1842 -- t.p. verso
  • Patent note : "... a patent right was ... obtained on the 26th of October, 1839, to secure the use of the [musical] system..." -- t.p. verso
  • Production notes : "Stereotyped by J. A. James" -- t.p. ; "Brooks & Ocheltree, Printers, Cincinnati" -- t.p. verso
  • "Preliminary remarks" [with running header: "Principles of vocal music"] : Introduction ; followed by lessons and exercises in time, melody, harmony, and style ; all in Harrison's system of numeric notation -- p. [12]-19 ; "Questions and answers" : test questions on previous section -- p. 20-21 ; "Notes" -- p. 22-24
  • Appendix : brief discussion of traditional music theory and notation ; followed by exercises in time, melody, and harmony ; ca. 14 tunes (without text) for 2 voices, arranged on treble and bass clefs ; each headed by tune name and metrical indication ; most with author/composer. -- p. 1-9 at back of book
  • Preface : " ... The present work is ... designed as an introduction to the study of music and ... teaches a system complete in itself ... Until a thorough knowledge and a ready use of the seven octaves [are recognized] as the very groundwork of the whole science, no decided improvement will take place ... The author endeavored to represent the principles of music as they exist in nature ... It is not the author's design to introduce a 1-2-3 system in contradistinction to the fa-sol-la or do-re-mi systems ... An objection will probably be raised to the figures being placed in a straight line ... [but] from experience [the author] ... finds it is perfectly natural for the voice ..." -- p. [v]-vii
  • "Advertisement" : 5 laudatory reiviews of author's system of musical notation -- p. [iii]-iv
  • Quarter-calf binding of dark, ribbed morocco ; pressed boards with marbled paper covers
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
1 score (150, 9, [1] p.) ; 13 x 23.
Note
  • Inscriptions : "Cold spring" in iron gall ink with other inscription obscured by bookplate -- front pastedown ; Nutter's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Boards detached ; covers worn and abraded ; foxing and soling throughout textblock ; losses to edges of boards.
System control number
(OCoLC)42203064
Label
The sacred harmonicon : a collection of music for educational and religious purposes / by Thomas Harrison
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [A]8 B-H1° ; wove paper
  • ca. 140 hymns with tunes, ca. 30 anthems, etc. ; arranged for SATB ; in staffless, numeric notation ; each headed by title and author/composer
  • Includes index -- p. [1] at back of book
  • Copyright statement : dated 1842 -- t.p. verso
  • Patent note : "... a patent right was ... obtained on the 26th of October, 1839, to secure the use of the [musical] system..." -- t.p. verso
  • Production notes : "Stereotyped by J. A. James" -- t.p. ; "Brooks & Ocheltree, Printers, Cincinnati" -- t.p. verso
  • "Preliminary remarks" [with running header: "Principles of vocal music"] : Introduction ; followed by lessons and exercises in time, melody, harmony, and style ; all in Harrison's system of numeric notation -- p. [12]-19 ; "Questions and answers" : test questions on previous section -- p. 20-21 ; "Notes" -- p. 22-24
  • Appendix : brief discussion of traditional music theory and notation ; followed by exercises in time, melody, and harmony ; ca. 14 tunes (without text) for 2 voices, arranged on treble and bass clefs ; each headed by tune name and metrical indication ; most with author/composer. -- p. 1-9 at back of book
  • Preface : " ... The present work is ... designed as an introduction to the study of music and ... teaches a system complete in itself ... Until a thorough knowledge and a ready use of the seven octaves [are recognized] as the very groundwork of the whole science, no decided improvement will take place ... The author endeavored to represent the principles of music as they exist in nature ... It is not the author's design to introduce a 1-2-3 system in contradistinction to the fa-sol-la or do-re-mi systems ... An objection will probably be raised to the figures being placed in a straight line ... [but] from experience [the author] ... finds it is perfectly natural for the voice ..." -- p. [v]-vii
  • "Advertisement" : 5 laudatory reiviews of author's system of musical notation -- p. [iii]-iv
  • Quarter-calf binding of dark, ribbed morocco ; pressed boards with marbled paper covers
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
1 score (150, 9, [1] p.) ; 13 x 23.
Note
  • Inscriptions : "Cold spring" in iron gall ink with other inscription obscured by bookplate -- front pastedown ; Nutter's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Boards detached ; covers worn and abraded ; foxing and soling throughout textblock ; losses to edges of boards.
System control number
(OCoLC)42203064

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