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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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    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 Battle of the Nile : a favorite patriotic song / Catalog Record Only

    For high voice and piano; includes arrangement for flute on page [2]. Interlinear English words by J. W. Fielding--British union catalogue of early music. Staff notation. Caption title.

    • Contributor: Fielding, J. W.
    • Date: 1798
  • Notated Music

    La Carmagnole. Catalog Record Only

    For high voice and piano; includes guitar arrangement on page 3 [104]. French words. Staff notation. Caption title. Page numbering in ink.

    • Date: 1794
  • 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
  • Notated Music

    Washington's mar[c]h ; Washington's march at the Battle of Trenton. Catalog Record Only

    For piano. The 2nd work attributed to Francis Hopkinson.

    • Date: 1790
  • Notated Music

    The battle of La Hogue : a much admir'd old song. Catalog Record Only

    With: Linley, Thomas. Could I each fault remember. [Dublin] : Anne Lee, [177-?]. Bound together subsequent to publication.

    • Date: 177?
  • Notated Music

    O'er the rude rocks which bound her coasts : a favorite song sung by Mr. Sedgwick in A trip to the Nore / Catalog Record Only

    Title from caption. Accompaniment arranged for keyboard instrument; interlinear words; includes chorus in full score. Staff notation. Pages also numbered 17-20. Lyricist may be Grubb, John, 18th/19th cent.

    • Contributor: Attwood, Thomas
    • Date: 1797
  • Notated Music

    To Duncan and glory : a favorite song sung by Mr. Sedgwick in A trip to the Nore / Catalog Record Only

    Title from caption. Composer unknown. Accompaniment arranged for keyboard instrument with interlinear words. Staff notation.

    • Date: 1797
  • 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

    The original songs, airs & chorusses which were introduced in the tragedy of Macbeth, in score. Catalog Record Only

    • Contributor: Locke, Matthew - Shakespeare, William - Middleton, Thomas
    • Date: 1780
  • 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

    Il convito d'Alessandro Magno ò sia la forza dell' Armonia : poesia del Signor Dryden e messo in musica dal Signor Handel ed ora adattato alla Musica stessa con parole Italiane de ... Catalog Record Only

    Oratorio. For SATB, mixed chorus with instrumental ensemble. Manuscript. In ink. RISM A/II, 000140115 Library accession number on t.p. verso "240985." Contains the book-plate of Sir Edward Littleton (1727-1812). Italian words. Staff notation. Bound in red leather with gilt tooling around edges of cover and spine. Pagination added later in pencil. Type code changed; RDA vk26 2015-01-09; Replaced unk84053038

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

    The complete score of the Ode for St. Cecilia's Day. Catalog Record Only

    • Contributor: Handel, George Frideric - Dryden, John
    • Date: 1771
  • 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

    Brother soldiers all hail! ; to which is added A toast / Catalog Record Only

    For voice and piano, with clarinet and guitar ad libitum; instrumental interlude for flute or violin on p. 4 preceeding Toast. Photocopy from original in possession of Arthur Billings Hunt.

    • Contributor: Hopkinson, Francis
    • Date: 1799
  • Notated Music

    Brother soldiers all hail! ; to which is added A toast / Catalog Record Only

    For voice and piano, with guitar and clarinet ad libitum; instrumental interlude for flute or violin on p. 4 preceeding Toast. Includes additional verses printed as text.

    • Contributor: Hopkinson, Francis
    • Date: 1799