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The whole Booke of Psalmes : with the hymnes evangelicall, and songs spiritvall : composed into 4. parts by sundry authors, to such seuerall tunes, as haue beene, and are vsually sung in England, Scotland, Wales, Germany, Italy, France, and the Nether-lands, neuer as yet before in one volumne published : also : 1. a briefe abstract of the prayse, efficacie, and vertue of the psalmes : 2. that all clarkes of churches, and the auditory, may know what tune each proper psalme may be sung vnto, newly corrected and enlarged by Tho: Rauenscroft Bachelar of Musicke

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The whole Booke of Psalmes : with the hymnes evangelicall, and songs spiritvall : composed into 4. parts by sundry authors, to such seuerall tunes, as haue beene, and are vsually sung in England, Scotland, Wales, Germany, Italy, France, and the Nether-lands, neuer as yet before in one volumne published : also : 1. a briefe abstract of the prayse, efficacie, and vertue of the psalmes : 2. that all clarkes of churches, and the auditory, may know what tune each proper psalme may be sung vnto
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The whole Booke of Psalmes
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with the hymnes evangelicall, and songs spiritvall : composed into 4. parts by sundry authors, to such seuerall tunes, as haue beene, and are vsually sung in England, Scotland, Wales, Germany, Italy, France, and the Nether-lands, neuer as yet before in one volumne published : also : 1. a briefe abstract of the prayse, efficacie, and vertue of the psalmes : 2. that all clarkes of churches, and the auditory, may know what tune each proper psalme may be sung vnto
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newly corrected and enlarged by Tho: Rauenscroft Bachelar of Musicke
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1592?-1635?
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Ravenscroft, Thomas
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index present
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non fiction
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  • -1570
  • approximately 1565-1634
  • (ca.)1505-1585
  • 1557-1603?
  • 1572-1656
  • active 1599-1614
  • approximately 1563-1647
  • 1932-2013
  • 1534-1593
  • 1540?-1608?
  • 1539 or 1540-1623
  • -1549
  • 1563?-1626
  • approximately 1553-1621
  • approximately 1565-1628
  • approximately 1565-1640
  • approximately 1550-1633
  • active 1588-1606
  • approximately 1586-1638
  • 1570?-1650
  • active 1591-1601
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  • Hopkins, John
  • Kirbye, George
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Morley, Thomas
  • Tomkins, Thomas
  • Pierson, Martin
  • Bennet, John
  • Palmer, Robert
  • Milton, John
  • Stubbs, Simon
  • Crawford, William
  • Harrison, William
  • East, Thomas
  • Byrd, William
  • Sternhold, Thomas
  • Dowland, John
  • Hooper, Edmund
  • Cavendish, Michael
  • Farnaby, Giles
  • Blankes, Edward
  • Alison, Richard
  • Tomkins, John
  • Parsons, William
  • Cobbold, William
  • Farmer, John
  • Stationers' Company (London, England)
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  • Psalters
  • Psaltery music
  • Hymns, English
  • Liturgy and poetry
  • Part songs, English
  • Part songs, Sacred
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The whole Booke of Psalmes : with the hymnes evangelicall, and songs spiritvall : composed into 4. parts by sundry authors, to such seuerall tunes, as haue beene, and are vsually sung in England, Scotland, Wales, Germany, Italy, France, and the Nether-lands, neuer as yet before in one volumne published : also : 1. a briefe abstract of the prayse, efficacie, and vertue of the psalmes : 2. that all clarkes of churches, and the auditory, may know what tune each proper psalme may be sung vnto, newly corrected and enlarged by Tho: Rauenscroft Bachelar of Musicke
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Publication
Note
  • [Includes indexes] : A table for the number of the vvhole Psalmes, and also in what leafe you may finde euery of them [alphabetical] ; These shall ye haue in the beginning of the Booke [13 items] ; These follow after the psalms [12 items]--supplied [with other items] to lacking end-matter as part of second interpolation, T3(verso) -T4, i.e. p. [278-(280)]
  • Signatures : [A-A4? (-A4)] X-X7 B8 C-T8 X4 X-X4 [1st interpolation signed as B, second as S, T] ; vertical chain lines throughout
  • Defective : (probable) final leaf of A4, B-B7 (as well as end-matter?), of original wanting ; interpolated gatherings of smaller size B-B7 at beginning, and S4 T-T4 at end
  • Psalter with tunes [including variants] divided into single staves [shaped notes] for separate voices [Cantus, Tenor, Altus, Bassus] at beginnings of texts ; texts [set out at half-page continuing to adjacent page] headed for scripture, tunes for composer (index finger to designate "Church Tune")--p. 24-273
  • Texts with tunes similarly indicated : Veni Creator ; The humble sute of a sinner ; Venite exultemus. Psal. xcv ; Te Deum S. Amb. ; The song of the 3. Children ; Benedictus ; Magnificat ; Nunc dimittis--supplied as first interpolation to matter lacking from beginning of text following pref. (X verso-X7 [signed B]), i.e. p. [2-14] ; Nunc dimittis [again] ; Quicunque Vult ; The Lamentation ; The Lord's Prayer ; The X Commandments ; The complaint of a sinner--B8 C-C4, i.e. p. 15-24
  • "A note of all those Tune newly added in this Booke, with the number of each Psalme placed to the sayd Tune. Every Psalme or dittie in this booke hath his Tune or Note in 4 parts : composed by 10. sundry Authors, whose names are set to those Tunes vvhich they haue made: beeing men of perfect knovvledge in the S[c]ience of Musicke" [designating index-mark (hand) for the "Church Tune," usually Tenor] : listing Douland, Blanks [sic], Hooper, Farmer, Allison, Kirby ...--beginning first interpolation [p. 1]
  • Further texts and tunes similarly indicated : A Psalme before morning prayer; ... Evening prayer ; Audi Israell ; The Lord's prayer ; The Creed ; A prayer to the holy Ghost ; Da pacem ; The Lamentation ; A Thanksgiving--p. 274-284 ; A Thanksgiving [again] ; A prayer ; A prayer for the Queenes most excellent Maiestie ; A generall confession of sinnes, with other praiers for the Morning & Euening, to be vsed in families and publick assemblies [A praier to bee said in the Morning, An Euening praier, a praier for true repentaunce, A praier to bee said before the receauing of the Communion, A thanksgiving after the receauing of the holy Communion]--supplied as part of second interpolation, i.e. p. [271-(280)] (some appended materials with decorative or historiated initials)
  • [Preface (with running header)] To all that have Skill, or Will unto Sacred Musicke, I wish Concord among themselves, with God, and with their owne Conscience : "... to bring the Tunes of the Psalmes, Hymns Euangelicall, and Songs Spirituall, (as ... usually sung throughout Great Brittaine) into one ... volume ... so Composed ... that the unskillfull ... be enabled to sing them in parts" [followed by] arguments for continuity in Latin, Greek, Russian and subsequent Western traditions [from "Guido Aretinus"] of remnant of "Hebrew Musical Characters" (themselves unreconstructable) and practice, with essay on details of theory ["phonaskes" (chant tunes) "explained by the Tenor .. being the Fa-burden or Playn-song of the Psalmes, Anthems, and Responses ... sung ... in Prose, and Hymns ... in Verse and Meeter"] ; for "concordant and Harmonious" singing in David's time, chanters or masters of music, single-voice music and for instrumental accompaniment ; also for similar musical practice from New Testament (quoting "Col. 3. verse 16") ; three rules for singing psalms of "Tribulation," "Thanksgiving," "Rejoycing" [referring to several psalms for each]--p. [iii]-vi (signed : Tho. Rauenscroft)
  • Extraneous gathering at end with colophon : "Imprinted at London by Thomas Est, (the assigne of William Byrd: dwelling in Aldersgate streete, at the signe of the black horse, and are there to be sold)"--p. [280]
  • Armorial crest of black horse [bearing turned white crescent] attending left, tasseled draping acanthus [?] border--all surmounting shield topped by left-facing close-visored helm and bearing white inverse chevron with three left-facing horses heads below turned crescent (subsribed motto on banner : Mieulx.vault.movrir.en.vertu.qve.vivre.en honcte "Better [he] wills to die in honor than to live in shame")--p. [280] (above colophon for extraneous gathering)
  • T.p. with ornate borders [roses, helmets, crowns, trumpets, tendrils, arches, etc.] showing vignette insets [King David with harp, outward-facing satyrs playing pipes, captioned inward-facing depictions of saints Matthew and Mark, each praying] ; bears text "Gloria in excelsis Deo"
  • Brown leather binding stamped at borders [front and back] with double rule, additional double rule ca. 25 mm. spine. Edges ornamentally engraved
Dimensions
16 cm.
Extent
[viii?] 284, [271-(280)] p.
Note
  • Pasted insert [excised from edition of this text?] at front endpapers verso [ornamental headline] : The Names of the Authors which Composed the Tunes of the Psalmes into 4. parts; Thomas Tallis. Iohn Douland Doctor of Musicke. Thomas Morley Bachelar of Musicke. Giles Farnaby Bachelar of Musicke. Thomas Tomkins Bachelar of Musicke. Thomas Tomkins Bachelar of Musicke. Iohn Tomkins Bachelar of Musicke. Martin Pierson Bachelar of Musicke. William Parsons. Edmund Hooper. George Kirby. Edward Blanks [sic]. Richard Allison. Iohn Farmer. Michael Cauendish. Iohn Bennet. Robert Palmer. Iohn Milton. Simon Stubbs. William Crawford. William Harrison.
  • Inscriptions [pen] at with names, first lines in shaped notes on single staves, of ca. 8 psalm tunes [contemporary hand or hands] : Tewksbury Tune, Tenor psalme ye 43 ; St. Dauids Tune, Tenor psalme ye 43. ; Southwell Tune, Tenor psalme ye 134- ; Glouester Tune, Tenor psalme ye 10--inner front endpapers recto [tune on verso covered by pasted insert, outer torn away] ; York Tune, Tenor psalme ye 134 ; Derham [sic (for Durham? Dyrham?)] Tune, Tenor psalme ye 28 ; Oxford Tune, Tenor psalme ye 4--inner back endpapers recto.
  • Inscriptions throughout [contemporary hand or hands] (e.g. p. 213) ; also in extraneous gatherings [illegible in first due to cropping] (NB: cf. p. 273: "... ye 5 of September 1602 ...")
  • Bookplate ["Nutter Hymnic Library / School of Theology / Boston University" (with shelf-mark and number)]
System control number
(OCoLC)39472775
Label
The whole Booke of Psalmes : with the hymnes evangelicall, and songs spiritvall : composed into 4. parts by sundry authors, to such seuerall tunes, as haue beene, and are vsually sung in England, Scotland, Wales, Germany, Italy, France, and the Nether-lands, neuer as yet before in one volumne published : also : 1. a briefe abstract of the prayse, efficacie, and vertue of the psalmes : 2. that all clarkes of churches, and the auditory, may know what tune each proper psalme may be sung vnto, newly corrected and enlarged by Tho: Rauenscroft Bachelar of Musicke
Publication
Note
  • [Includes indexes] : A table for the number of the vvhole Psalmes, and also in what leafe you may finde euery of them [alphabetical] ; These shall ye haue in the beginning of the Booke [13 items] ; These follow after the psalms [12 items]--supplied [with other items] to lacking end-matter as part of second interpolation, T3(verso) -T4, i.e. p. [278-(280)]
  • Signatures : [A-A4? (-A4)] X-X7 B8 C-T8 X4 X-X4 [1st interpolation signed as B, second as S, T] ; vertical chain lines throughout
  • Defective : (probable) final leaf of A4, B-B7 (as well as end-matter?), of original wanting ; interpolated gatherings of smaller size B-B7 at beginning, and S4 T-T4 at end
  • Psalter with tunes [including variants] divided into single staves [shaped notes] for separate voices [Cantus, Tenor, Altus, Bassus] at beginnings of texts ; texts [set out at half-page continuing to adjacent page] headed for scripture, tunes for composer (index finger to designate "Church Tune")--p. 24-273
  • Texts with tunes similarly indicated : Veni Creator ; The humble sute of a sinner ; Venite exultemus. Psal. xcv ; Te Deum S. Amb. ; The song of the 3. Children ; Benedictus ; Magnificat ; Nunc dimittis--supplied as first interpolation to matter lacking from beginning of text following pref. (X verso-X7 [signed B]), i.e. p. [2-14] ; Nunc dimittis [again] ; Quicunque Vult ; The Lamentation ; The Lord's Prayer ; The X Commandments ; The complaint of a sinner--B8 C-C4, i.e. p. 15-24
  • "A note of all those Tune newly added in this Booke, with the number of each Psalme placed to the sayd Tune. Every Psalme or dittie in this booke hath his Tune or Note in 4 parts : composed by 10. sundry Authors, whose names are set to those Tunes vvhich they haue made: beeing men of perfect knovvledge in the S[c]ience of Musicke" [designating index-mark (hand) for the "Church Tune," usually Tenor] : listing Douland, Blanks [sic], Hooper, Farmer, Allison, Kirby ...--beginning first interpolation [p. 1]
  • Further texts and tunes similarly indicated : A Psalme before morning prayer; ... Evening prayer ; Audi Israell ; The Lord's prayer ; The Creed ; A prayer to the holy Ghost ; Da pacem ; The Lamentation ; A Thanksgiving--p. 274-284 ; A Thanksgiving [again] ; A prayer ; A prayer for the Queenes most excellent Maiestie ; A generall confession of sinnes, with other praiers for the Morning & Euening, to be vsed in families and publick assemblies [A praier to bee said in the Morning, An Euening praier, a praier for true repentaunce, A praier to bee said before the receauing of the Communion, A thanksgiving after the receauing of the holy Communion]--supplied as part of second interpolation, i.e. p. [271-(280)] (some appended materials with decorative or historiated initials)
  • [Preface (with running header)] To all that have Skill, or Will unto Sacred Musicke, I wish Concord among themselves, with God, and with their owne Conscience : "... to bring the Tunes of the Psalmes, Hymns Euangelicall, and Songs Spirituall, (as ... usually sung throughout Great Brittaine) into one ... volume ... so Composed ... that the unskillfull ... be enabled to sing them in parts" [followed by] arguments for continuity in Latin, Greek, Russian and subsequent Western traditions [from "Guido Aretinus"] of remnant of "Hebrew Musical Characters" (themselves unreconstructable) and practice, with essay on details of theory ["phonaskes" (chant tunes) "explained by the Tenor .. being the Fa-burden or Playn-song of the Psalmes, Anthems, and Responses ... sung ... in Prose, and Hymns ... in Verse and Meeter"] ; for "concordant and Harmonious" singing in David's time, chanters or masters of music, single-voice music and for instrumental accompaniment ; also for similar musical practice from New Testament (quoting "Col. 3. verse 16") ; three rules for singing psalms of "Tribulation," "Thanksgiving," "Rejoycing" [referring to several psalms for each]--p. [iii]-vi (signed : Tho. Rauenscroft)
  • Extraneous gathering at end with colophon : "Imprinted at London by Thomas Est, (the assigne of William Byrd: dwelling in Aldersgate streete, at the signe of the black horse, and are there to be sold)"--p. [280]
  • Armorial crest of black horse [bearing turned white crescent] attending left, tasseled draping acanthus [?] border--all surmounting shield topped by left-facing close-visored helm and bearing white inverse chevron with three left-facing horses heads below turned crescent (subsribed motto on banner : Mieulx.vault.movrir.en.vertu.qve.vivre.en honcte "Better [he] wills to die in honor than to live in shame")--p. [280] (above colophon for extraneous gathering)
  • T.p. with ornate borders [roses, helmets, crowns, trumpets, tendrils, arches, etc.] showing vignette insets [King David with harp, outward-facing satyrs playing pipes, captioned inward-facing depictions of saints Matthew and Mark, each praying] ; bears text "Gloria in excelsis Deo"
  • Brown leather binding stamped at borders [front and back] with double rule, additional double rule ca. 25 mm. spine. Edges ornamentally engraved
Dimensions
16 cm.
Extent
[viii?] 284, [271-(280)] p.
Note
  • Pasted insert [excised from edition of this text?] at front endpapers verso [ornamental headline] : The Names of the Authors which Composed the Tunes of the Psalmes into 4. parts; Thomas Tallis. Iohn Douland Doctor of Musicke. Thomas Morley Bachelar of Musicke. Giles Farnaby Bachelar of Musicke. Thomas Tomkins Bachelar of Musicke. Thomas Tomkins Bachelar of Musicke. Iohn Tomkins Bachelar of Musicke. Martin Pierson Bachelar of Musicke. William Parsons. Edmund Hooper. George Kirby. Edward Blanks [sic]. Richard Allison. Iohn Farmer. Michael Cauendish. Iohn Bennet. Robert Palmer. Iohn Milton. Simon Stubbs. William Crawford. William Harrison.
  • Inscriptions [pen] at with names, first lines in shaped notes on single staves, of ca. 8 psalm tunes [contemporary hand or hands] : Tewksbury Tune, Tenor psalme ye 43 ; St. Dauids Tune, Tenor psalme ye 43. ; Southwell Tune, Tenor psalme ye 134- ; Glouester Tune, Tenor psalme ye 10--inner front endpapers recto [tune on verso covered by pasted insert, outer torn away] ; York Tune, Tenor psalme ye 134 ; Derham [sic (for Durham? Dyrham?)] Tune, Tenor psalme ye 28 ; Oxford Tune, Tenor psalme ye 4--inner back endpapers recto.
  • Inscriptions throughout [contemporary hand or hands] (e.g. p. 213) ; also in extraneous gatherings [illegible in first due to cropping] (NB: cf. p. 273: "... ye 5 of September 1602 ...")
  • Bookplate ["Nutter Hymnic Library / School of Theology / Boston University" (with shelf-mark and number)]
System control number
(OCoLC)39472775

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