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  • Divine songs

    Divine songs

    114 p. |

    • Contributor: Wood, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1728

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A  new version of the psalms of David

    A new version of the psalms of David

    405 p. |

    • Contributor: Brady, Nicholas - Tate, Nahum
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1767

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  • Urania, or A choice collection of psalm-tunes, anthems and hymns

    Urania, or A choice collection of psalm-tunes, anthems and hymns

    310 p. |

    • Contributor: Lyon, James
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1761

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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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  • The  Anacreontic song

    The Anacreontic song

    sheet music | 3 p., 13 x 9 3/4 in. | "As sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand." First edition. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [Smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1779

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  • The  presidents march: a new federal song

    The presidents march: a new federal song

    sheet music | 2 p. | Also contains a version of Yankee Doodle. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. Willig
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1798

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  • Yankee doodle

    Yankee doodle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Gordon, S. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • Every inch a sailor. Sold by J. Pitts. Great St., Andrew St

    Every inch a sailor. Sold by J. Pitts. Great St., Andrew St

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1791
  • 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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  • Sixteen anthems

    Sixteen anthems

    80 p. | collected from Tans'ur, Williams, Knapp, Asworth & Stephenson. To which is added, a few psalm tunes. Proper to entertain and improve those who have made some proficiency in the art of singing. (Statement Of Responsibility).

    • Contributor: Flagg, Josiah
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1766

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  • Music of Francis Hopkinson

    Music of Francis Hopkinson

    sheet music | 36 p. of ms. music ; 24 x 31 cm. | Title from slipcase spine. In ink, in the hand of Francis Hopkinson. Songs, vocal duets, harpsichord music, and one violin duet. Composed by Hopkinson and various other composers, chiefly James Bremner. The vocal music with ground bass, in part figured. "To tune the harpsichord--FH"--Tipped in page. English words. acquire 1 ...

    • Contributor: Hopkinson, Francis - Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 178?

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  • 15e.[-30e.] recueil des contre-danses et walzes

    15e.[-30e.] recueil des contre-danses et walzes

    Book. print | 1 score (30[?] v.) ; 19 cm. | Principally for 2 violins. Title from t.p. of recueil 15 (the number is in ms. on the engraved t.p.). Recueil 28 has variant publisher statement: Chez Frere père. Each vol. of 45 p. contains several contre-danses, each accompanied by dance instructions, followed by several waltzes and (in most vols.) other dances. Pl. no.: ...

    • Contributor: Chez Frere - Clarchies, Louis Julien
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 179?

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  • The  Anacreontic song

    The Anacreontic song

    sheet music | 2 p., 9 1/4 x 13 in. | This is likely the 3rd issue from after 1782. "As sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [Smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 178?

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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  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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  • The  psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs of the Old and New-Testament

    The psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs of the Old and New-Te...

    392 p. |

    • Contributor: Tufts, John
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1744

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