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Notated Music The American harmony, or, Royal melody complete. In two volumes. Vol. I. Containing I. A new and correct introduction to the grounds of musik rudemental practical and technical. II. A new and complete body of church-musik adapted to the most select portions of the Book of Psalms, of either versions; with many fuging chorus's, and Gloria Patri's to the whole. III. A new and select number of hymns, anthems, and canons ... The whole are composed in two, three, four, and five musical parts, according to the nicest rules; consisting of solo's, fuges, and chorus's correctly set in score for voices or organ ...

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  • The American harmony, or, Royal melody complete. In two volumes. Vol. I. Containing I. A new and correct introduction to the grounds of musik rudemental practical and technical. II. A new and complete body of church-musik adapted to the most select portions of the Book of Psalms, of either versions; with many fuging chorus's, and Gloria Patri's to the whole. III. A new and select number of hymns, anthems, and canons ... The whole are composed in two, three, four, and five musical parts, according to the nicest rules; consisting of solo's, fuges, and chorus's correctly set in score for voices or organ ...

Names

  • Tans'ur, William, 1699?-1783, comp.

Created / Published

  • Newbury-Port : Printed and sold by Daniel Bailey, at his house next door to St. Paul's church. Sold also by most booksellers in Boston, 1769.

Headings

  • -  Choruses, Sacred, Unaccompanied

Notes

  • -  Aaron Williams' The American harmony: or, University psalmodist was issued as v. 2.
  • -  Originally published under title: The royal melody complete.
  • -  This edition, in two issues, of which this is the first. cf. Sabin. Bibl. amer., v. 24, p. 450.
  • -  With this is bound, as issued: Williams, Aaron. The American harmony. Newbury-port, 1769.
  • -  The first 88 pages are followed by the title, Universal psalmodist, which forms a second, inserted group. The first group (the first 88 pages, is then continued, pages 89 to 96 being attached at the end.

Medium

  • 5, [1], 12 p., 2 l., 96 p. ; 13 x 20 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • M2116.T16 R6 1769
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item T-002a, Reel 196 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1984]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2014572202

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The American harmony, or, Royal melody complete. In two volumes. Vol. I. Containing I. A new and correct introduction to the grounds of musik rudemental practical and technical. II. A new and complete body of church-musik adapted to the most select portions of the Book of Psalms, of either versions; with many fuging chorus's, and Gloria Patri's to the whole. III. A new and select number of hymns, anthems, and canons ... The whole are composed in two, three, four, and five musical parts, according to the nicest rules; consisting of solo's, fuges, and chorus's correctly set in score for voices or organ. composeds by Tans'Ur, William, 1699?-1783 Newbury-Port: Printed and sold by Daniel Bailey, at his house next door to St. Paul's church. Sold also by most booksellers in Boston, 1769. Notated Music. https://www.loc.gov/item/2014572202/.

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(1769) The American harmony, or, Royal melody complete. In two volumes. Vol. I. Containing I. A new and correct introduction to the grounds of musik rudemental practical and technical. II. A new and complete body of church-musik adapted to the most select portions of the Book of Psalms, of either versions; with many fuging chorus's, and Gloria Patri's to the whole. III. A new and select number of hymns, anthems, and canons ... The whole are composed in two, three, four, and five musical parts, according to the nicest rules; consisting of solo's, fuges, and chorus's correctly set in score for voices or organ. Tans'Ur, W., comp Newbury-Port: Printed and sold by Daniel Bailey, at his house next door to St. Paul's church. Sold also by most booksellers in Boston. [Notated Music] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2014572202/.

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The American harmony, or, Royal melody complete. In two volumes. Vol. I. Containing I. A new and correct introduction to the grounds of musik rudemental practical and technical. II. A new and complete body of church-musik adapted to the most select portions of the Book of Psalms, of either versions; with many fuging chorus's, and Gloria Patri's to the whole. III. A new and select number of hymns, anthems, and canons ... The whole are composed in two, three, four, and five musical parts, according to the nicest rules; consisting of solo's, fuges, and chorus's correctly set in score for voices or organ. comp by Tans'Ur, William, 1699?-1783 Newbury-Port: Printed and sold by Daniel Bailey, at his house next door to St. Paul's church. Sold also by most booksellers in Boston, 1769. Notated Music. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2014572202/>.