The Resource The shawm : a library of church music : embracing about one thousand pieces : consisting of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to every meter in use, anthems, chants and set pieces : to which is added an original cantata, entitled Daniel, or, The captivity and restoration : including, also, The singing class : an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, interspersed with social part-songs for practice, by William B. Bradbury and George F. Root ; assisted by Thomas Hastings and T.B. Mason

The shawm : a library of church music : embracing about one thousand pieces : consisting of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to every meter in use, anthems, chants and set pieces : to which is added an original cantata, entitled Daniel, or, The captivity and restoration : including, also, The singing class : an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, interspersed with social part-songs for practice, by William B. Bradbury and George F. Root ; assisted by Thomas Hastings and T.B. Mason

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The shawm : a library of church music : embracing about one thousand pieces : consisting of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to every meter in use, anthems, chants and set pieces : to which is added an original cantata, entitled Daniel, or, The captivity and restoration : including, also, The singing class : an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, interspersed with social part-songs for practice
Title
The shawm
Title remainder
a library of church music : embracing about one thousand pieces : consisting of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to every meter in use, anthems, chants and set pieces : to which is added an original cantata, entitled Daniel, or, The captivity and restoration : including, also, The singing class : an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, interspersed with social part-songs for practice
Statement of responsibility
by William B. Bradbury and George F. Root ; assisted by Thomas Hastings and T.B. Mason
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
NDD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1816-1868
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradbury, William B.
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
full score
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Root, George F.
  • Hastings, Thomas
  • Mason, Timothy B.
  • Woodbury, I. B.
  • Croft, William
  • Mason, Lowell
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Kimball, Jacob
  • Silcher, Friedrich
  • Harrison
  • Rinck, Christian H.
  • Read, Daniel
  • Methfessel, Albert Gottlieb
  • Cooke, T.
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Burney, Charles
  • Webbe, Samuel
  • Linley, Thomas
  • Venua, F.
  • Costellow, T.
  • Boyce, William
  • Stanley
  • Shoel, Thomas
  • Hatton, John Warrington
  • Burder, George
  • Oliver, Henry K.
  • Wetmore, William Jarvis
  • Kingsley, George
  • Pond, Sylvanus Billings
  • Greatorex, H. W.
  • Ives, E.
  • Billings, William
  • Tans'ur, William
  • Tucker
  • Gardiner, William
  • Holden, Oliver
  • Vogler, Georg Joseph
  • Neukomm, Sigismund
  • Jones, William
  • Arnold, Samuel
  • Cuthbert
  • Ravenscroft, Thomas
  • Ingalls, Jeremiah
  • Clarke, Jeremiah
  • Swan, Timothy
  • Purday, Charles H.
  • Mather, William
  • Cole, John
  • Wainwright, Robert
  • Milgrove, Benjamin
  • Abt, Franz
  • Zeuner, Charles
  • Nägeli, Hans Georg
  • Dutton, D.
  • Glaser, Johann Wendelin
  • Hermann, Nicolaus
  • Smith, Is.
  • Sweetser, J. E.
  • Linley, Francis
  • Tillinghast, William
  • Greene, Maurice
  • Boyce, William
  • Howard, Samuel
  • Taylor, Virgil Corydon
  • Edson, Lewis
  • Bond, Hugh
  • William, A.
  • Hanaford, Phebe A.
  • Lockhart, C.
  • Williams, William
  • Montgomery, James
  • Riccio, David
  • Jenks, Stephen
  • Webb, George James
  • Giardini, Felice
  • Smith, Samuel Francis
  • Flemming, F. F.
  • Kreissman, August
  • Bourne, Wm. Oland
  • Cady, C. M.
  • Crosby, Fanny
  • Kubler, G. F
  • Thorley, T
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  • Reed, E. S
  • Adams, F. A
  • Jewell, P
  • William, C
  • Shrubsole, W.
  • Downes, B. R
  • Ensign, J. L
  • Stephens, G. S
  • Porter, C. B
  • Horton, William
  • Pemberton, Carol A.
  • Husband, John J.
  • Hews, George
  • Havergal, Frances Ridley
  • Reichardt, Luise
  • Schultz, J. A. P.
  • Mason Brothers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hymns, English
  • Sacred vocal music
  • Cantatas, Sacred
  • Tune-books
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with continuo
  • Anthems
  • Chants
  • Music
Label
The shawm : a library of church music : embracing about one thousand pieces : consisting of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to every meter in use, anthems, chants and set pieces : to which is added an original cantata, entitled Daniel, or, The captivity and restoration : including, also, The singing class : an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, interspersed with social part-songs for practice, by William B. Bradbury and George F. Root ; assisted by Thomas Hastings and T.B. Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]8 2-228 ; wove paper
  • ca. 703 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; most with figured bass ; each headed by title, meter, and composer ; ca. 51 anthems, etc. for 1-4 voices ; with figured bass or piano/organ accompaniment ; 23 numbered chant tunes with 28 corresponding text selections ; for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Daniel : or the captivity and restoration. A sacred canata in three parts" : cantata for 8 solo voices, 2 trios and chorus ; with piano/organ accompaniment -- p. [297]-340
  • "The singing class" : divided into 8 lessons on rudiments of music ; plus two sections on chromatic scales and minor scales ; with 128 practical vocal exercises -- p. 4-32
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index" -- p. [347]-348 ; "Daniel ... A sacred cantata" -- p. 348 ; "Index to anthems, quartetts, chorusses, chants, set pieces, etc. etc." -- p. 348 ; "Metrical index of tunes" -- [349]-350 ; "Chorister's index -- comprising the odd metres found in all the hymn books in common use with reference to appropriate music" -- p. 351-352
  • "The following is an adaptation of all the peculiar metres of the Methodists hymn books as used at the North, these hymns being differently marked from those of other religious denominations" -- t.p. verso
  • "The following are easy tunes for introduction into singing classes" : ca. 62 tunes listed ; arranged by key. -- p. [3]
  • Copyright statement : dated 1853 -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : "To teachers of music, choristers, singers and all interested in American church music : We respectfully solicit ... careful examination with reference particularly to the following features, viz. : ... the greatest variety of regular metrical tunes ... also, tunes adapted to more than 100 different peculiar metres ... chorister's index ... hymn books used by different denominations ... Methodist hymns ... old tunes [and] new tunes ... Anthems and chants and short set pieces ... The new contata of "Daniel" ... The singing class ... assistance from abroad ... by our access to the best German and English composers ... [and] many of our best American writers and teachers ... Mr. Bradbury [took] principal charge of the tunes ... while Mr. Root has devoted himself more particularly to the cantata ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Haydn, Luther, Pleyel, Handel, Beethoven, von Weber, Gluck, Purcell, Corelli, Rousseau, Bellini, and Mendelssohn ; includes selections from Boston Academy collection, The psalmodist, the psalmist, Psaltery, Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection, National psalmist, Carmina sacra, and Musica sacra
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information with ornamental border ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
  • STH Library copy 2: gift of Carol Pemberton, March, 2004.
  • Inscription : "Mrs. Nutting. Holliston" in pencil -- front endpapers ; Nutter's bookplate -- front pastdown.
  • Spine dessicated ; most has been lost, leaving dried adhesive and sewing structure exposed ; hinges broken ; binding tapes broken ; front board attached by top tape only ; back board by bottom tape only ; covers with soiling, minor losses ; textblock with foxing, stains.
System control number
(OCoLC)7480804
Label
The shawm : a library of church music : embracing about one thousand pieces : consisting of psalm and hymn tunes adapted to every meter in use, anthems, chants and set pieces : to which is added an original cantata, entitled Daniel, or, The captivity and restoration : including, also, The singing class : an entirely new and practical arrangement of the elements of music, interspersed with social part-songs for practice, by William B. Bradbury and George F. Root ; assisted by Thomas Hastings and T.B. Mason
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : [1]8 2-228 ; wove paper
  • ca. 703 hymn tunes ; for SATB ; most with figured bass ; each headed by title, meter, and composer ; ca. 51 anthems, etc. for 1-4 voices ; with figured bass or piano/organ accompaniment ; 23 numbered chant tunes with 28 corresponding text selections ; for SATB ; in close score ; without additional accompaniment
  • "Daniel : or the captivity and restoration. A sacred canata in three parts" : cantata for 8 solo voices, 2 trios and chorus ; with piano/organ accompaniment -- p. [297]-340
  • "The singing class" : divided into 8 lessons on rudiments of music ; plus two sections on chromatic scales and minor scales ; with 128 practical vocal exercises -- p. 4-32
  • Includes indexes : "Alphabetical index" -- p. [347]-348 ; "Daniel ... A sacred cantata" -- p. 348 ; "Index to anthems, quartetts, chorusses, chants, set pieces, etc. etc." -- p. 348 ; "Metrical index of tunes" -- [349]-350 ; "Chorister's index -- comprising the odd metres found in all the hymn books in common use with reference to appropriate music" -- p. 351-352
  • "The following is an adaptation of all the peculiar metres of the Methodists hymn books as used at the North, these hymns being differently marked from those of other religious denominations" -- t.p. verso
  • "The following are easy tunes for introduction into singing classes" : ca. 62 tunes listed ; arranged by key. -- p. [3]
  • Copyright statement : dated 1853 -- t.p. verso
  • Preface : "To teachers of music, choristers, singers and all interested in American church music : We respectfully solicit ... careful examination with reference particularly to the following features, viz. : ... the greatest variety of regular metrical tunes ... also, tunes adapted to more than 100 different peculiar metres ... chorister's index ... hymn books used by different denominations ... Methodist hymns ... old tunes [and] new tunes ... Anthems and chants and short set pieces ... The new contata of "Daniel" ... The singing class ... assistance from abroad ... by our access to the best German and English composers ... [and] many of our best American writers and teachers ... Mr. Bradbury [took] principal charge of the tunes ... while Mr. Root has devoted himself more particularly to the cantata ..." -- p. [3]
  • Includes compositions by Haydn, Luther, Pleyel, Handel, Beethoven, von Weber, Gluck, Purcell, Corelli, Rousseau, Bellini, and Mendelssohn ; includes selections from Boston Academy collection, The psalmodist, the psalmist, Psaltery, Boston Handel and Haydn Society collection, National psalmist, Carmina sacra, and Musica sacra
  • Quarter-calf binding with oblong boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information with ornamental border ; back cover bears advertisement for publisher
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (352 p.)
Note
  • STH Library copy 2: gift of Carol Pemberton, March, 2004.
  • Inscription : "Mrs. Nutting. Holliston" in pencil -- front endpapers ; Nutter's bookplate -- front pastdown.
  • Spine dessicated ; most has been lost, leaving dried adhesive and sewing structure exposed ; hinges broken ; binding tapes broken ; front board attached by top tape only ; back board by bottom tape only ; covers with soiling, minor losses ; textblock with foxing, stains.
System control number
(OCoLC)7480804

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