The Resource The school harp : a collection of pleasing and instructive songs : music and words, original and selected : designed for the use of schools and singing classes, by E.H. Bascom

The school harp : a collection of pleasing and instructive songs : music and words, original and selected : designed for the use of schools and singing classes, by E.H. Bascom

Label
The school harp : a collection of pleasing and instructive songs : music and words, original and selected : designed for the use of schools and singing classes
Title
The school harp
Title remainder
a collection of pleasing and instructive songs : music and words, original and selected : designed for the use of schools and singing classes
Statement of responsibility
by E.H. Bascom
Creator
Contributor
Publisher
Stereotyper
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
PIT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bascom, E. H
Form of composition
songs
Format of music
close score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1810-1881
  • 1818 or 1819-1878
  • 1829-1921
  • 1829-1914
  • 1799-1888
  • -1648
  • 1796-1874
  • 1801-1874
  • 1865-1945
  • 1802-1852
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cotton, Morris
  • Fairchild, J. M
  • Kidder, Andrew Bradshaw
  • Rand, George Curtis
  • Hanaford, Phebe A.
  • Greene, Richard Gleason
  • Howitt, Mary
  • Ford, Thomas
  • Strickland, Agnes
  • Swain, Charles
  • Bowen, T. H
  • Nelham, E
  • Pratt, R
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Coleridge, Sara Coleridge
  • J. M. Fairchild & Co
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • School songbooks
  • Choruses, Secular (Children's voices) with piano
  • Singing
  • Music
Label
The school harp : a collection of pleasing and instructive songs : music and words, original and selected : designed for the use of schools and singing classes, by E.H. Bascom
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]8 2-68 x2 ; wove paper
  • ca. 86 songs ; most in close score for 1-4 childrens' voices ; others include text only with referenced corresponding "air" to which it can be sung ; some with additional piano accompaniment
  • Copyright statement : dated 1855 -- t.p. verso
  • Manufacturing notes : "Stereotyped by A. B. Kidder, 6 School Street" ; "Printed by George C. Rand & Avery" -- t.p. verso
  • "Contents" -- p. [4]
  • "Synopsis of elements" : 18 brief lessons in rudiments of music ; with musical illustrations. -- p. [5]-8
  • Preface : "A large proportion of the songs in this work are original and have been written expressly for it. Many of them are adapted to popular and familiar music ... The whole is intended ... [for] schools and singing classes." -- p. [3]
  • Advertisements :"The school harp : A few of the numerous recommendations from those who have examined and used it, will give an idea of its merits ..." : includes 27 laudatory reviews ; "Valuable works published by Morris Cotton" -- [2] leaves at back of book
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed boards and brown paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information ; back cover bears advertisement for "The hundred dialogues, for reading, speaking and exhibition..."
Dimensions
12 x 18 cm.
Extent
1 close score (96, 4 p)
Note
  • Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Hinges broken ; boards detaching ; covers abraded and worn ; stains and acid migration to endpapers and textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)16001156
Label
The school harp : a collection of pleasing and instructive songs : music and words, original and selected : designed for the use of schools and singing classes, by E.H. Bascom
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]8 2-68 x2 ; wove paper
  • ca. 86 songs ; most in close score for 1-4 childrens' voices ; others include text only with referenced corresponding "air" to which it can be sung ; some with additional piano accompaniment
  • Copyright statement : dated 1855 -- t.p. verso
  • Manufacturing notes : "Stereotyped by A. B. Kidder, 6 School Street" ; "Printed by George C. Rand & Avery" -- t.p. verso
  • "Contents" -- p. [4]
  • "Synopsis of elements" : 18 brief lessons in rudiments of music ; with musical illustrations. -- p. [5]-8
  • Preface : "A large proportion of the songs in this work are original and have been written expressly for it. Many of them are adapted to popular and familiar music ... The whole is intended ... [for] schools and singing classes." -- p. [3]
  • Advertisements :"The school harp : A few of the numerous recommendations from those who have examined and used it, will give an idea of its merits ..." : includes 27 laudatory reviews ; "Valuable works published by Morris Cotton" -- [2] leaves at back of book
  • Quarter-calf binding with pressed boards and brown paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information ; back cover bears advertisement for "The hundred dialogues, for reading, speaking and exhibition..."
Dimensions
12 x 18 cm.
Extent
1 close score (96, 4 p)
Note
  • Frank Metcalf's bookplate -- front pastedown.
  • Hinges broken ; boards detaching ; covers abraded and worn ; stains and acid migration to endpapers and textblock.
System control number
(OCoLC)16001156

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