Collection Items

  • Book/Printed Material
    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]
    • Date: 1798

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  • Book/Printed Material
    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]
    • Date: 1799

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  • Notated Music
    The continental harmony containing, a number of anthems, fuges, and chorusses, in several parts : never before published 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)
    • Date: 1794

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  • Notated Music
    Music in miniature containing a collection of psalm tunes of various metres 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
    • Date: 1779

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  • Notated Music
    New-England psalm-singer
    New-England psalm-singer | American chorister
    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
    • Date: 1770

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  • Notated Music
    The psalm-singer's amusement containing a number of fuging pieces and anthems 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
    • Date: 1781

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  • Notated Music
    Singing master's assistant
    Singing master's assistant | Key to practical music
    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
    • Date: 1778

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  • Notated Music
    Singing master's assistant
    Singing master's assistant | 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
    • Date: 1781

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  • Notated Music
    The Suffolk harmony consisting of psalm tunes, fuges, and anthems 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
    • Date: 1786

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  • Notated Music
    Singing master's assistant
    Singing master's assistant | Key to practical music
    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
    • Date: 1778

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The scholars companion containing a choice collection of cotillons & country-dances Book. print | 16 p. ; 16 cm. (8vo) | by M.J.C. Fraisier. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). FINIS.
    • Contributor: Printed by D. Bowen, at the Columbian Museum Press, for the Author - Fraisier, M. J. C. - American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1796

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