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  • The  singing master's assistant, or, Key to practical music being an abridgement from the New-England psalm-singer; together with several other tunes, never before published

    The singing master's assistant, or, Key to practical music b...

    print | 1 score (32, 104 p.) ; 12 x 20 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "Engrav'd by Benja. Pierpont Junr. Roxbury 1778"--Colophon. "Encomium on music": p. [31]-32 (1st group). Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2647 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by Draper and Folsom - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1778

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  • The  singing master's assistant, or, Key to practical music being an abridgement from the New-England psalm-singer; together with several other tunes, never before published

    The singing master's assistant, or, Key to practical music b...

    print | 1 score (29, [1], 104 p.) ; 12 x 20 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "Engrav'd by Benja. Pierpont Junr. Roxbury 1778"--Colophon. Without the "Encomium on music." Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2647 (Citation/Reference). acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by Draper and Folsom - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1778

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  • The  New-England psalm-singer, or, American chorister containing a number of psalm-tunes, anthems, and canons : in four and five parts : (never before published)

    The New-England psalm-singer, or, American chorister contain...

    print | 1 score (10, 109 p.) ; 17 x 23 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2646 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by Edes and Gill - And to Be Sold by Them - By Deacon Elliot - By Josiah Flagg - By Gillam Bass - And by the Author - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1770

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  • The  singing master's assistant; or, Key to practical musick being an abridgment from the New-England psalm-singer : together with several other tunes never before published

    The singing master's assistant; or, Key to practical musick ...

    print | 1 score (15, 104 p.) ; 11 x 20 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "Engrav'd by Benja. Pierpont Junr. Roxbury 1778"--Colophon. Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2651 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Russell, Pr. - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1781

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  • Adams and liberty

    Adams and liberty

    "Adams and liberty" is written to the tune of the Anacreontic song, and this is believed to be the first American book publication of the music of that song. Published in "The American musical miscellany," pages 211-218. Author was christened Thomas Paine, and changed his name after the piece was published.

    • Contributor: A. Wright, for D. Wright and Company - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1798

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  • The  psalm-singer's amusement containing a number of fuging pieces and anthems

    The psalm-singer's amusement containing a number of fuging p...

    print | 1 score (104 p.) ; 12 x 20 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2653 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed and Sold by the Author - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1781

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  • Boston patriotic song [Adams and liberty]

    Boston patriotic song [Adams and liberty]

    Lyrics only -- tune called for is "To Anacreon in Heaven." Printed in "A collection of songs" (Charles Dibdin, compiler?), pages 326-328.

    • Contributor: J. Bioren for H. & P. Rice - [Paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1799

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  • The  Suffolk harmony consisting of psalm tunes, fuges, and anthems

    The Suffolk harmony consisting of psalm tunes, fuges, and an...

    print | 1 score ([2], 56, 8, 8 p.) ; 12 x 21 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "An anthem for Easter": p. 1-8 (3rd group); "An anthem. Psalm 127": p. 1-8 (4th group). RISM, a/I/1, B 2654 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Engraved and Printed by J. Norman, for the Author - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1786

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  • The  scholars companion containing a choice collection of cotillons & country-dances

    The scholars companion containing a choice collection of cot...

    Book. print | 16 p. ; 16 cm. (8vo) | Signatures: [A]♯ B♯. The foot of the title-page is torn off, and the date as given above is supplied in pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by D. Bowen, at the Columbian Museum Press, for the Author - Fraisier, M. J. C.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1796

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  • The  continental harmony containing, a number of anthems, fuges, and chorusses, in several parts : never before published

    The continental harmony containing, a number of anthems, fug...

    print | 1 score (199 p.) ; 14 x 23 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Includes index. LC copy 1 imperfect: pages between the t.p. verso and p. vii wanting. Evans, 26673 (Citation/Reference). RISM, A/I/1, B2655 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: By Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, Sold at Their Bookstore - By Said Thomas in Worcester, and by the Booksellers in Boston, and Elsewhere - Billings, William - John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1794

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  • Music in miniature containing a collection of psalm tunes of various metres

    Music in miniature containing a collection of psalm tunes of ...

    print | 1 score (32 p.) ; 15 cm. | set in score by W. Billings. (Statement Of Responsibility). Without words. Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2652 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed and Sold by the Author at His House in Boston, Ne. - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1779

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