Item Details

Kentucky Harmony. Or, a Choice Collection of Psalm Tunes, Hymns, and Anthems: In Three Parts. : Taken From the Most Eminent Authors, and Well Adapted to Christian Churches, Singing Schools, or Private Societies

Selected by Ananias Davisson
Format
Musical Score
Published
Harrisonburg, Va. : Printed, and sold by the Author, in Harrisonburg Virginia; and by one of the principal booksellers in each of the following places, viz. Newmarket, Staunton, Lexington, Fincastle, Christiansburg, and Abington, Va. Knoxville, E. Tennessee, Nashville, W. Tennessee, and Kexington Kentucky, [1817].
Edition
Second edition
Language
English words
Variant Title
Choice collection of Psalm tunes, hymns and anthems
Description
1 score (160 p., 41-44 p.) ; 13 x 22 cm.
Notes
  • For four voices, unacc.
  • Four-shape notes.
  • Pref. includes instructional and performance notes (p. [3]-15).
  • "A few observations on sacred music, also a few pieces of poetry, not contained in the psalms or hymns by Dr. Watts, nor in the appendix by John Rippon": p. [153]-160.
  • Includes index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: M2116 .K4 1817 Copy 1: Imperfect: Wanting everything after p. 148. Original marbled boards, with sheep backstrip; leaves from another music publication used as lining papers. Signatures of Harriet Sharp, Harriet Vance, Abram Fulkerson and Thos. East, 1847. From the estate of John Powell.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: M2116 .K4 1817 Copy 2: Imperfect: Wanting everything after p. 142. Original marbled boards with sheep backstrip. Signature of Miss Jane Bane, Nov. 11, 1831. Transferred from Manuscripts, MSS 10727.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: M2116 .K4 1847 Copy 3: Imperfect: p. 159-160 wanting. Original boards with sheep backstrip. From the library of Ambrose Henkel, with his signature. From the Henkel-Miller Family Papers, MSS 14434.
MUSIC LIBRARY: M2116 .K4 1817a: Photocopy. Boulder, Colo. : American Music Research Center, [2000?] 14 x 25 cm.
Irem X006100061 contains annotations, inscriptions, and marginalia.
Subject entries from the Provenance Evidence Thesaurus describe copies analyzed by Book Traces @ UVA.
Cited in
Stanislaw, 41
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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    a| Choice collection of Psalm tunes, hymns and anthems
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    a| Four-shape notes.
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    a| Pref. includes instructional and performance notes (p. [3]-15).
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    a| "A few observations on sacred music, also a few pieces of poetry, not contained in the psalms or hymns by Dr. Watts, nor in the appendix by John Rippon": p. [153]-160.
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    a| Includes index.
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    a| English words.
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    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: M2116 .K4 1817 Copy 1: Imperfect: Wanting everything after p. 148. Original marbled boards, with sheep backstrip; leaves from another music publication used as lining papers. Signatures of Harriet Sharp, Harriet Vance, Abram Fulkerson and Thos. East, 1847. From the estate of John Powell.
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    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: M2116 .K4 1817 Copy 2: Imperfect: Wanting everything after p. 142. Original marbled boards with sheep backstrip. Signature of Miss Jane Bane, Nov. 11, 1831. Transferred from Manuscripts, MSS 10727.
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    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: M2116 .K4 1847 Copy 3: Imperfect: p. 159-160 wanting. Original boards with sheep backstrip. From the library of Ambrose Henkel, with his signature. From the Henkel-Miller Family Papers, MSS 14434.
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    a| MUSIC LIBRARY: M2116 .K4 1817a: Photocopy. b| Boulder, Colo. : c| American Music Research Center, d| [2000?] e| 14 x 25 cm.
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    a| Irem X006100061 contains annotations, inscriptions, and marginalia.
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    a| Powell, John, d| 1882-1963 x| Library x| Personal copy.
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    a| Hymns, English.
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