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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

    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
    • Date: 178?

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  • Notated Music

    The presidents march: a new federal song

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

    • Contributor: G. Willig
    • Date: 1798

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  • Notated Music

    Yankee doodle

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

    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Gordon, S. T.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    New-England psalm-singer

    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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    Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress)

    Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 business days.)

    • Contributor: Smith, Leonard (leonard Bingley) - Sousa, John Philip - Gilmore, P. S. (patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen ... Smith, Leonard (leonard Bingley) - Sousa, John Philip - Gilmore, P. S. (patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen - Bartlett, Floy Little - Bauer, Marion - Beach, H. H. A. - Berwald, W. (william) - Bird, Arthur H. - Bischoff, J. W. (john W.) - Blumenschein, W. L. (william Leonard) - Bohm, Carl - Chadwick, G. W. (george Whitefield) - Foote, Arthur - Friml, Rudolf - Godowsky, Leopold - Hopekirk, Helen - Macdowell, Edward - Porter, F. Addison (frank Addison) - Stewart, H. J. (humphrey John) - Wilson, G. D. (grenville Dean) - Wooler, Alfred
    • Date: 1946
  • 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

    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

    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

    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
    • Date: 1779

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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

    Singing master's assistant

    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

    Cefalo e Procri : Cantata a tre voci

    For three voices (two sopranos and one mezzo-soprano) and orchestra. Holograph, in ink. Italian words. Staff notation. Signed by composer in ink and dated 1776 [?]--Page [13]. Biographical note (not in J. C. Bach's handwriting) on recto on first fly leaf. "Cantata a tre voci; Cefalo, Sigr: Savoi, Procri, Sigra: Grassi, Aurora, Sigra: Sales"--Page [13]. Autograph score; Purchase; 1906; 410616.

    • Contributor: Bach, Johann Christian
    • Date: 1776

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  • Notated Music

    Singing master's assistant

    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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  • Notated Music

    Joshua : an oratorio / Catalog Record Only

    English words. Staff notation. RISM, A/I/4, H 614 Smith, William C. Handel : a descriptive catalogue of the early editions. 2nd ed. with supplement, p. 112, no. 2 or 3

    • Contributor: Handel, George Frideric
    • Date: 1748
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    Citizen soldiers : a new patriotic song / Catalog Record Only

    For voice and piano. Interlinear words (1st verse); subsequent verses printed as text. Handwritten on verso of leaf: "From the composer Mr. G. Booth to Edward Mayo." LC copy has provenance of Marian S. Carson.

    • Contributor: Taylor, R.
    • Date: 179?
  • Notated Music

    Festo annunciationis Mariae : a 2 violini, viola, canto, alto, tenore, basso con il Fondamento / Catalog Record Only

    Cover title used for untitled and unsigned autograph. Excerpt no. 1 "Siehe, das ist unser Gott." Includes a receipt signed by G. Benda and dated by Romberg, Oct. 1, 1791; identical to the writing on ms. score. Set of parts (violin, viola, violoncello, theorbo [?], organ, voice) is added to the score, in different writing [copyist's?] .

    • Contributor: Benda, Georg
    • Date: 1754
  • Notated Music

    Sant' Elena al Calvario : oratorio / Catalog Record Only

    Easter oratorio in two parts for soloists (SSAAT), chorus (SATB), and orchestra. Manuscript in ink. Libretto by Metastasio. The number 239 appears on the title page. Purchase; Sotheby's; June 8, 2011. Italian words. Staff notation.

    • Contributor: Hasse, Johann Adolf
    • Date: 1746
  • Notated Music

    Judas Maccabaus / Catalog Record Only

    Oratorio in three acts. Libretto by Thomas Morell; cf. Grove music online. Manuscript. In ink. Purchase; B. Quaritch Ltd.; May 2012. German words. Staff notation.

    • Contributor: Handel, George Frideric
    • Date: 1772
  • Notated Music

    The songs in the Ode wrote by Mr. Dryden for St. Cecilia's Day. Catalog Record Only

    • Contributor: Handel, George Frideric
    • Date: 1739
  • Notated Music

    Alcides : an English opera / Catalog Record Only

    Incidental music for the play by Tobias Smollett, with aditional words attributed to Thomas Morell. "For Dr. Arnold's edition of Handel's works, from the statue in Vauxhaull Gardens"--Frontispiece. Pl. no.: 84-85. With: Acis and Galatea / composed ... by G.F. Handel. Other issue of score in LC with pl. no. 83-85 (M3.H21 83-85); "83" apparently an error corrected in later issues. Cf. Handel, a ...

    • Contributor: Handel, George Frideric
    • Date: 1790
  • Notated Music

    Esther : an oratorio in score / Catalog Record Only

    Originally for soloists, chorus, and orchestra; arranged for voice, harpsichord, and violin. LC copy imperfect: pages 65-66 missing. With: The celebrated Coronation anthems / composed by Mr. Handel for the voice, harpsichord, and violin. London : Printed for Harrison & Co., no. 18, Paternoster-Row [1785?]. Bound subsequent to publication. Smith, William C. Handel : a descriptive catalogue of the early editions. 2nd ed. with ...

    • Contributor: Handel, George Frideric
    • Date: 1785
  • Notated Music

    Alexander's feast. Catalog Record Only

    Oratorio setting of Dryden's Ode for St. Cecilia's Day. For soprano, alto, tenor, bass, violins, viola, cello, oboes, bassoons, and continuo. Vocal and instrumental parts numbered Book 2d through Book 15th. Library has: Book 2d canto, Book 3d alto, Book 4th tenor voice, Book 5th basso voice, Book 6th violino primo, Book 7th violino secondo, Book 8th violino 1mo ripo., Book 9th violino 2do ...

    • Contributor: Handel, George Frideric
    • Date: 1736
  • Notated Music

    Introduction to A Trip to the Nore / Catalog Record Only

    Titles of the pieces from their respective captions. Composer of the 2nd work unknown. Arranged for keyboard instrument; the song has interlinear words. Staff notation. Pages of the two works also numbered 1, 2, 3 and 2, 3, 4; apparently originally published separately. On the last page of the 2nd piece is a part with interlinear words: "For the Ger: Flute or Guittar."

    • Date: 1797
  • Notated Music

    "Rear'd midst the war-empurpled plain, etc." The death song of an Indian chief : (Taken from Ouábi, an Indian Tale, in four cantos, by Philemia, a lady of Boston) / Catalog Record Only

    Caption title. For violins, clarinets, cornet, viola, tenor voice and bassoon. Full lyrics on page 2. Sonneck, Bibliography of Secular American Music, page 104.

    • Contributor: Gram, Hans
    • Date: 1796