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The Easy Instructor;, or, a New Method of Teaching Sacred Harmony: Containing I. The Rudiments of Music ... II. A Choice Collection of Psalm Tunes and Anthems .

Published for the use of singing societies in general, but more particularly for those who have not the advantage of an instructor. ; By William Little and William Smith
Format
Musical Score
Published
Albany : Printed, typographically, at Albany, by Websters & Skinners and Daniel Steele, (proprietors of the copy-right,) and sold at their respective book-stores ... ; New York : T. & J. Swords, and Evert Duyckinck ; Schenectady : Wm. J. M'Cartee ; Utica : A. Seward ; Lansingburgh : Tracy & Bliss ; Troy : Parker & Bliss ; New Haven : Increase Cook ; Philadelphia : M. Cary ; Geneva : J. Bogert ; Canandaigua : J.D. Bemis ; Poughkeepsie : P. Potter ; Newburgh : E. Lewis ; Packard & Van Benthuysen, Typographers, [1812]
Language
English
Variant Title
New method of teaching sacred harmony
Description
1 score (112 p.) ; 13 x 23 cm.
Notes
  • Lowens Edition K, with imprint as above, "Bethesda" on p. 42, "Coronation" and "Sutton" on p. 43, "Salisbury" on p. 61, and "Judgment Anthem" on p. 81-84.
  • For 3 and 4 voices, in shape-note notation.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original wooden boards, covered with blue-green paper (boards now exposed), with sheep backstrip. From the library of the Cabell family, with signatures of Elizabeth H. [and Elizabeth N.?] Cabell, Peggy R. Cabell, and "Nathaniel F. Cabell's Singing Book, July 15th 1820."
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Cabell gift.
Cited in
Lowens & Britton, The Easy Instructor, a history and bibliography (Repr. from Journal of Research in Music Education, Spring, 1953), p. [46] & 49.
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    a| Lowens Edition K, with imprint as above, "Bethesda" on p. 42, "Coronation" and "Sutton" on p. 43, "Salisbury" on p. 61, and "Judgment Anthem" on p. 81-84.
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    a| For 3 and 4 voices, in shape-note notation.
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    a| Lowens & Britton, The Easy Instructor, a history and bibliography (Repr. from Journal of Research in Music Education, Spring, 1953), c| p. [46] & 49.
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    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original wooden boards, covered with blue-green paper (boards now exposed), with sheep backstrip. From the library of the Cabell family, with signatures of Elizabeth H. [and Elizabeth N.?] Cabell, Peggy R. Cabell, and "Nathaniel F. Cabell's Singing Book, July 15th 1820."
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    a| Tune-books.
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    a| Music x| Instruction and study.
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    a| Sacred vocal music.
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    a| Shape-note hymnals.
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    a| Hymns, English.
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    a| Little, William, d| active 1800
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    a| Smith, William, d| 1761?-1808.
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