The Resource The young men's singing book : a collection of music for male voices intended for use in colleges, theological seminaries, and the social circle. Consisting of : part I. The singing school -- part II. Glees and part songs -- part III. Choir tunes -- part IV. Congregational tunes -- part V. Anthems, chants, etc. / by George F. Root, with the assistance of Lowell Mason

The young men's singing book : a collection of music for male voices intended for use in colleges, theological seminaries, and the social circle. Consisting of : part I. The singing school -- part II. Glees and part songs -- part III. Choir tunes -- part IV. Congregational tunes -- part V. Anthems, chants, etc. / by George F. Root, with the assistance of Lowell Mason

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The young men's singing book : a collection of music for male voices intended for use in colleges, theological seminaries, and the social circle. Consisting of : part I. The singing school -- part II. Glees and part songs -- part III. Choir tunes -- part IV. Congregational tunes -- part V. Anthems, chants, etc. / by George F. Root, with the assistance of Lowell Mason
Title
The young men's singing book
Title remainder
a collection of music for male voices intended for use in colleges, theological seminaries, and the social circle. Consisting of : part I. The singing school -- part II. Glees and part songs -- part III. Choir tunes -- part IV. Congregational tunes -- part V. Anthems, chants, etc. / by George F. Root, with the assistance of Lowell Mason
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Language
eng
Accompanying matter
other
Cataloging source
LFM
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1820-1895
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Root, George F.
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
voice score with accompaniment omitted
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
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  • Mason, Lowell
  • Ditson, Oliver
  • Ditson, C. H
  • Key, Francis Scott
  • Pelton, Jeremiah M.
  • Abt, Franz
  • Gungl, Josef
  • Tillinghast, William
  • Werner, Friedrich Ludwig Zacharias
  • Grobe, Charles
  • Mehul, Etienne Nicolas
  • Zeuner, Charles
  • Winter, Peter von
  • Harrison
  • Boyce, William
  • Malan, Cesar
  • Hastings, Thomas
  • Webb, George James
  • Hérold, Ferdinand
  • Kreutzer, Conradin
  • Gibbons, Orlando
  • Tallis, Thomas
  • Read, Daniel
  • Oliver, Henry K.
  • Hatton, John Liptrott
  • Hermann, Nicolaus
  • Arne, Thomas Augustine
  • Gardiner, William
  • Howard, Samuel
  • William, A.
  • Mason, William
  • Bowring, John
  • DeCall, L
  • Stuart, C. D
  • Heriot, E.
  • Naini
  • Franc, W
  • Holdroyd, Israel
  • Metcalf, Frank J.
  • Bourne, Wm. Oland
  • Nägeli, Hans Georg
  • Vulpius, Melchior
  • Rotscher, J. F.
  • Woodman, Jonathan C.
  • Oliver Ditson & Co
  • C. H. Ditson & Co
  • Mason Brothers
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  • Hymns, English
  • Anthems
  • Chants
  • Choruses, Secular (Men's voices)
  • Choruses, Sacred (Men's voices)
  • Glees, catches, rounds, etc
  • Patriotic music
  • Temperance
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The young men's singing book : a collection of music for male voices intended for use in colleges, theological seminaries, and the social circle. Consisting of : part I. The singing school -- part II. Glees and part songs -- part III. Choir tunes -- part IV. Congregational tunes -- part V. Anthems, chants, etc. / by George F. Root, with the assistance of Lowell Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures (estimated) : [16] gatherings of [8] leaves ; wove paper
  • Copyright statement : entered by Mason Brothers, dated 1855. -- t.p. verso
  • Includes index : separated into five sections with titles listed alphabetically. -- p. [254]-256
  • "Pieces suitable for various occasions" : titles separated into following topical categories : Opening of concert ; Patriotic ; Anniversaries ; Temperance ; Thanksgiving ; Dedication ; Missionary ; Party ; Funeral. -- p. [4]
  • Preface : " ... The practice which ... has been prevalent in our colleges and seminaries ... [of men] singing music arranged for mixed voices is offensive to good taste and a hindrance to the advancement of music. It is needless to speak of the classification, or parts, as presented in this book ... It is supposed that the congregational tunes will be used in audiences containing mixed voices ... it is well for all to sing the melody ... [thus] the melody is printed in large notes ... the singing school department is taken from Mr. Lowell Mason's excellent work 'The hallelujiah' as also are many of the finest tunes and other pieces ..." (signed G. F. R. New York, April, 1855) -- p. [4]
  • Part first : The singing school : or, the elements of musical notation, illustrated with numerous exercises, rounds, part-songs, etc. / by Lowell Mason : includes 172 short, numbered lessons on the rudiments of music and vocal performance, with musical illustrations ; Elementary exercises : 311 short, numbered part-songs, rounds and vocalization exercises. -- p. [5]- 68
  • Part second : Glees and part-songs : ca. 36 songs for 3-4 voices ; without accompaniment ; each headed by title and author/composer
  • Part third : Choir tunes : ca. 122 tunes with lyrics ; set for four voices ; without accompaniment ; each headed by tune title, meter, and most with composer listed. -- p. [119]-192
  • Part fourth : Congregational tunes : ca. 65 tunes with melody in large notes and harmony for 3 additional voices in smaller notes ; each headed by tune title, meter, and author/composer. -- p. [193]-216
  • Part fifth : Hymns, anthems, chants, &c. : ca. 36 hymns and anthems ; set for 4 voices ; each headed by title and author/composer ; followed by Selections and chants : 11 numbered chants with tune set in close score and text written below. -- p. [217]-253
  • Includes selections from The hallelujiah, Carmina sacra, Scotch psalter, and the National psalmist ; also includes compositions by Corelli, Beethoven, Lowell Mason, Mozart, Haydn, Weber, Luther, and Pleyel
  • Quarter calf binding with pressed boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information and is framed by Oxford rule ; back cover with advertisement for Oliver Ditson and C. H. Ditson ; endpapers bear advertisments for same
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (256 p.)
Note
Bookplate of Frank Metcalf -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)11351664
Label
The young men's singing book : a collection of music for male voices intended for use in colleges, theological seminaries, and the social circle. Consisting of : part I. The singing school -- part II. Glees and part songs -- part III. Choir tunes -- part IV. Congregational tunes -- part V. Anthems, chants, etc. / by George F. Root, with the assistance of Lowell Mason
Publication
Note
  • Signatures (estimated) : [16] gatherings of [8] leaves ; wove paper
  • Copyright statement : entered by Mason Brothers, dated 1855. -- t.p. verso
  • Includes index : separated into five sections with titles listed alphabetically. -- p. [254]-256
  • "Pieces suitable for various occasions" : titles separated into following topical categories : Opening of concert ; Patriotic ; Anniversaries ; Temperance ; Thanksgiving ; Dedication ; Missionary ; Party ; Funeral. -- p. [4]
  • Preface : " ... The practice which ... has been prevalent in our colleges and seminaries ... [of men] singing music arranged for mixed voices is offensive to good taste and a hindrance to the advancement of music. It is needless to speak of the classification, or parts, as presented in this book ... It is supposed that the congregational tunes will be used in audiences containing mixed voices ... it is well for all to sing the melody ... [thus] the melody is printed in large notes ... the singing school department is taken from Mr. Lowell Mason's excellent work 'The hallelujiah' as also are many of the finest tunes and other pieces ..." (signed G. F. R. New York, April, 1855) -- p. [4]
  • Part first : The singing school : or, the elements of musical notation, illustrated with numerous exercises, rounds, part-songs, etc. / by Lowell Mason : includes 172 short, numbered lessons on the rudiments of music and vocal performance, with musical illustrations ; Elementary exercises : 311 short, numbered part-songs, rounds and vocalization exercises. -- p. [5]- 68
  • Part second : Glees and part-songs : ca. 36 songs for 3-4 voices ; without accompaniment ; each headed by title and author/composer
  • Part third : Choir tunes : ca. 122 tunes with lyrics ; set for four voices ; without accompaniment ; each headed by tune title, meter, and most with composer listed. -- p. [119]-192
  • Part fourth : Congregational tunes : ca. 65 tunes with melody in large notes and harmony for 3 additional voices in smaller notes ; each headed by tune title, meter, and author/composer. -- p. [193]-216
  • Part fifth : Hymns, anthems, chants, &c. : ca. 36 hymns and anthems ; set for 4 voices ; each headed by title and author/composer ; followed by Selections and chants : 11 numbered chants with tune set in close score and text written below. -- p. [217]-253
  • Includes selections from The hallelujiah, Carmina sacra, Scotch psalter, and the National psalmist ; also includes compositions by Corelli, Beethoven, Lowell Mason, Mozart, Haydn, Weber, Luther, and Pleyel
  • Quarter calf binding with pressed boards and green paper covers ; front cover bears t.p. information and is framed by Oxford rule ; back cover with advertisement for Oliver Ditson and C. H. Ditson ; endpapers bear advertisments for same
Dimensions
17 x 25 cm.
Extent
1 score (256 p.)
Note
Bookplate of Frank Metcalf -- front pastedown.
System control number
(OCoLC)11351664

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