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The New-England psalm-singer: or, American chorister.

Billings, William

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.)

by Billings, William

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Published by Printed by Edes and Gill. And to be sold by them at their printing-office in Queen-Street; by Deacon Elliot, under Liberty-tree; by Josiah Flagg in Fish-Street; by Gillam Bass, the corner of Ann-Street, and by the author. (Price eight shillings, L.M.) in Boston: New-England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthems,
  • Church music

  • Edition Notes

    StatementComposed by William Billings, a native of Boston, New-England. ; [Four lines of quotations]
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 11572
    ContributionsByles, Mather, 1707-1788, Whitefield, George, 1714-1770, Revere, Paul, 1735-1818, engraver
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination10, 9-22, 109-[112] p., [3], 8, [1], 108 p. of plates
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18192163M

    These distinct microfiche collections, part of a series entitled Early American Imprints, include reproductions of every existent book, pamphlet, and broadside published in America. The Series I, Evans, are materials published from through Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker, are materials published from to


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Excerpt from The New-England Psalm-Singer, or American Chorister: Containing a Number of Psalm-Tunes, AnthemsAuthor: William Billings. May 13,  · 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 chorister's companion containing, besides the necessary rules of psalmody, a choice and valuable collection of psalm-tunes, hymns and anthems from the most celebrated ancient & modern authors: together with several tunes never before published.

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Contributor: Billings, William - And to Be Sold by Them - By Gillam Bass - By Deacon Elliot - And by the Author - Printed by Edes and Gill. Start studying MUSIC HISTORY chapter 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

What book was the first published collection of entirely American music and the first American tune book devoted wholly to works by one composer. The New-England Psalm Singer, or American Chorister by William Billings.

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.). Jul 27,  · InBillings made history with the publication of "The New England Psalm-Singer," alternatively titled "American Chorister." With a frontispiece.

Internet Archive BookReader 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).

InBillings made history with the publication of New England Psalm-Singer, alternatively titled American Chorister. With a frontispiece engraved by his good friend Paul Revere, the songbook was the first collection of music completely written by an American and included over compositions. General Information.

Short Title: The New-England Psalm-Singer Full Title: 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 (Billings, William) This page is only for complete editions and multiple selections from the collection here. For arrangements, new editions, etc. see (or create) separate pages for individual works linked in the General Information section howtogetridofbadbreath.cluber: Billings, William.

Get this from a library. 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). [William Billings; Mather Byles; George Whitefield]. Dec 31,  · William Billings was born in Boston in He wrote and published his first book of music in at the age of twenty-four.

This was the New-England Psalm-Singer, printed by Paul Revere. The advent of the Revolutionary War disrupted his musical activities for a time, but one of his tunes, “Chester” (found in the James edition of the Harp. Billings’s Introduction to The New-England Psalm-Singer PREFACE.

ALTHO this Composition hath cost me much Time and Pains; yet I little thought of exposing it to public View: But being repeatedly importuned by my Friends, I was at last prevailed upon to commit it to the Press.

Title page is set in ornaments and set-type; included for reference. Reference title is “The New-England psalm-singer: or, American chorister: Containing a number of psalm-tunes, anthems and canons.

In four and five parts.” Copy used for inventory (Copy 1). Books by William Billings. The New-England Psalm-Singer, Or, American Chorister: Containing a Number of Psalm-Tunes, 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) by.

Perhaps the most frequently republished work of Billings (Edwards, 7), “When Jesus Wept” was first published in his collection titled The New-England Psalm-Singer. This volume of music, the first book of music entirely composed by an American born in America, consisted of more than original works that the subtitle of his book.

Nov 21,  · Billings’s first tune book, The New England Psalm-Singer or American Chorister, a collection of vocal works engraved by Revere, was issued at Boston in when Billings was 24 and was the first collection of music entirely by an American.

Noah Weichman MHL Online Class Tuesday, January 24, Chapter 1 Study Guide 1 William Billings New-England Psalm-Singer, or American Chorister was significant in that it: produced a tune book reflecting the vitality that had begun to flow into New England sacred music as Puritan restrictions fell away, music literacy spread, and secular attitudes grew more acceptable.

2 The lined-out. InBillings published his first tune-book, The New-England Psalm-Singer; or American Chorister, a music book consisting solely of varying choral compositions, with texts that he wrote, or that were based on Biblical and religious texts, as well as texts by.

William Billings (), is considered by many to be the foremost representative of early American music. Billings was born in Boston on October 7, Largely self-trained in music, he was a tanner by trade and a friend of such figures of the American Revolution as Samuel Adams and Paul Revere.

Download Image of An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands / Webber del. ; Walker sculp. Free for commercial use, no attribution required. Captain. appeared in The New-England Psalm-Singer: or, American Chorister in I, became a favorite with the minutemen. While inspiring new versions as the Revolutionary struggle unfolded, "Chester" retained across the years its impassioned first stanza praising "New englands god" as the bulwark against tyrants.

Haynes would surely have known the song. Preface to The American Vocalist, (D. Mansfield) Preface to The Plymouth Collection, (Henry Ward Beecher) Preface to The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book, (Lowell Mason) Preface to Oriola, (William Bradbury) Preface to The Golden Shower of Sunday School Melodies, (William Bradbury).

The New-England Psalm-Singer, or American Chorister (Boston, ) [Textbook, p. 32] - 1st collection of entirely American works - theory, instructions, and music “Nature is the best Dictator, for all the hard dry studied Rules that ever was prescribed will not enable any Person to form an Air without a Genius Nature must inspire the.

Download Image of A few thoughts compose’d on the sudden & awful death of Mrs. Fessenden, wife of Mr. Nathanael Fessenden, of Cambridge, who was shot May 30, Boston: Printed and sold in Milk-Street Free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Not in Evans.; Not in Ford. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as. The Complete Works of William Billings Volume III The Complete Works of William Billings volume iii The Psalm-Singer’s Amusement () The Suffolk Harmony () and the independent publications.

karl kroeger, editor. Richard Crawford, Editorial Consultant. The American Musicological Society & The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Boston. Mar 05,  · That year saw the publication of the first truly original American songbook: The New-England Psalm-Singer, or, American Chorister, by William Billings, a Boston tanner and self-taught composer and singer.

Instead of merely copying melodies from British tune books, Billings presented of his own melodies for psalms, hymns, anthems and canons. The New-England psalm-singer: or, American chorister. Boston: Edes and Gill, The generously broad pages of the Urania, measuring 4 ½ x 9 1/2 inches allow a long staff with well-spaced notes and beneath them the words engraved in a firm and well conceived italic.

Its style should have influenced the general form of this product, but for. Dec 06,  · "InBillings made history with the publication of New England Psalm-Singer, alternatively titled American Chorister. With a frontispiece engraved by his good friend Paul Revere, the songbook was the first collection of music completely written by.

American Colonial Printing as Determined b y Contem-porary Cultural Forces, – New York: Burt Franklin, Bickerstaff’s Boston Almanack. For the Year of Our Lord, Boston, Bickerstaff’s Boston Almanack.

For the Year of Our Lord, Boston, Billings, William. New-England Psalm-Singer: or, American Chorister Cited by: Feb 01,  · Two important publications• The New-England Psalm-Singer, or American Chorister () The Singing Master’s Assistant () Left around compositions, published in 6 majorcollections.

The New-England Psalm-Singer, or American Chorister ()/ William Billings. William Billings (two important publications) Often come from the Book /5(1).

SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries. Catalog start Author/Contributor "Billings, William, The New-England psalm-singer, or, American chorister [electronic resource]: is a collection of 54 variations on four-voice hymn tunes from William Billings's New England Psalm Singer ().

On this recording, the Eclipse Quartet accompanies. situation from the publication of his first book, The New England Psalm Singer; or American Chorister, inuntil quite late in that century. The title page of this book says it contains "a number of Psalm-tunes, Anthems and Canons.

In four and five parts. (Never before published.) Composed by William Billings, a Na-tive of Boston, in New. a tune book, provided the melodies. One of the most famous and successful musicians associated with the reform movement was William Billings, who was a singing schoolmaster, a tune book compiler, and a composer.

He published a collec- tion of his own tunes called The New England Psalm-Singer: or, American Chorister in Boston in At the age of twenty-three Billings had already composed more than one hundred original pieces of sacred music, and in he published his first tunebook, The New England Psalm Singer.

Only a dozen or so American-composed tunes had previously been published. Collecting more than new compositions, The New England Psalm Singer was the first. The Psalm-singer's amusement: containing a number of fuging pieces and anthems / by William Billings ; new introduction by H.

Wiley Hitchcock Billings, William, [ Book: ] View online (access conditions) At State Library of QLD.

Sep 30,  · American Colonial and Revolutionary Music as were grateful to him; and this was done so gradually, as that but few if any took Notice of it. One Clerk or Chorister would alter the Tunes a Little in his Day, the next, a little in his and so one after another, till in Fifty or Sixty Years it caus’d a Considerable Alteration.From imitating airs, Billings advanced so far as to attempt to harmonize his melodies, and was so far successful—he perhaps being his own judge in the matter—that he was led to publish in a collection of his own compositions styled, "The New England Psalm Singer," or "American Chorister," containing a number of Psalm Tunes, Anthems and.Billings, William.

The New-England Psalm-Singer; or, American Chorister: Containing a Number of Psalm-Tunes, Anthems and Canons, in Four and Five Parts. Boston: Edes and Gill, []. ———. The Psalm-Singer’s Amusement: Containing a Number of Fuging Pieces and Anthems Composed by William Billings Author of the Singing Master’s howtogetridofbadbreath.club: Peter Benes.