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Music in America : an anthology from the landing of the Pilgrims to the close of the Civil War, 1620-1865

Author: W Thomas Marrocco; Harold Gleason
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Musical score : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One hundred and thirty-eight musical compositions chosen for artistic significance and importance from nearly 250 years of musical activity in America.
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Genre/Form: Instrumental music
Vocal music
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marrocco, W. Thomas (William Thomas), 1909-1999.
Music in America.
New York, W.W. Norton [1964]
(OCoLC)635765882
Document Type: Musical Score
Music Type: Hymns; Dance forms; Sonatas; Songs; Operas
All Authors / Contributors: W Thomas Marrocco; Harold Gleason
OCLC Number: 582911
Language Note: English words.
Notes: "Biographical notes": pages 355-361.
Includes indexes.
Description: 1 score (371 pages) : facsimiles ; 28 cm
Contents: Metrical psalmody in New England (1620-1720). The Ainsworth psalter. Psalme 7 ; Psalme 130 / Clément Marot ; Psalme 8 : Old 124th / Louis Bourgeois ; Psalme 15 : Windsor ; Psalme 34 : Old 112th ; Psalme 100 / Louis Bourgeois ; Pseaume CXXXIV ; Psalme C / William Parsons --
The Bay Psalm book of 1640. Yorke tune : a prayer to the Holy Ghost / John Milton, Sr. ; The stilt ; Psalme 7 ; Psalme 100 ; Psalme 148 : Hallelujah ; Psalme 85 ; Psalme 115 --
The Bay Psalm book of 1698. Oxford tune ; Low Dutch tune ; Martyrs tune ; Psalm 100 ; Psalm 119 ; Psalm 148 : Hallelujah --
The new version. St. Anne's tune / William Croft ; Song of the angels : Winchester tune ; Mear ; Middlesex / Simon Browne? The first instruction books and singing schools (1721-1764). An introduction to the singing of psalm-tunes / John Tufts. Northhampton ; 149 Psalm tune : Hanover / William Croft ; 100 Psalm tune new / John Tufts? --
The grounds and rules of musick explained / Thomas Walter. London tune : Litchfield ; Southwel new / Thomas Walter? ; 100 Psalm tune --
The collections of William Tans'ur and Aaron Williams. Westerham tune : Psalm 81 / William Tans'ur ; St. Martin's / William Tans'ur ; St. Thomas's / Aaron Williams --
A collection of the best psalm tunes / Josiah Flagg. Hallelujah : a chorus for 5 voices --
The music of the Ephrata Cloister and the Moravians. Gott ein Herrscher aller Heyden / Johann Conrad Beissel ; Go, congregation, go! : aria for soprano / John Antes ; Surely he has borne our griefs : anthem for mixed voices / John Antes ; Trio II from Tre trii, per due violini and violoncello, obligato. First movement / John Antes ; Quintet V from Six quintetti a due violini, due viole, e violoncello. Second movement / Johann Friedrich Peter ; I will make an everlasting covenant / Johann Friedrich Peter ; Parthia no. 1. First movement / David Moritz Michael. Native American composers (1759-1810). My days have been so wondrous free / Francis Hopkinson ; A toast / Francis Hopkinson ; Whitefield's : tune, God save the king ; Friendship, an ode / James Lyon ; A canon of 4 in 1 : When Jesus wept / William Billings ; Chester / William Billings ; Jargon / William Billings ; Modern music / William Billings ; Conquest / William Billings ; Bunker Hill, a Sapphick ode / Andrew Law ; Psalm 146 / Simeon Jocelin ; Lenox / Lewis Edson, Sr. ; Windham / Daniel Read ; An anthem, Down steers the bass / Daniel Read ; Worcester / Abraham Wood ; China / Timothy Swan ; Coronation / Oliver Holden ; Invitation / Jacob Kimball ; Woburn / Jacob Kimball ; Harmony / Jacob French ; Montgomery / Justin Morgan ; Jubilant / Supply Belcher ; Exhortation / Eliakim Doolittle ; Evening shade / Stephen Jenks ; Spring / Daniel Belknap ; Summer / Daniel Belknap ; Autumn / Daniel Belknap ; Winter / Daniel Belknap ; Arnheim / Samuel Holyoke ; Innocent sounds / Jeremiah Ingalls ; Northfield / Jeremiah Ingalls ; Thanksgiving anthem / Oliver Shaw. European musicians in Charleston, Philadelphia, New York, and Boston. Knighton / William Tuckey ; Naval song : The pillar of glory / Jacob Eckhard, Sr. ; Voluntary VIII / William Selby ; Ode for the New Year, January 1, 1790 / William Selby ; Sonata in E for the piano forte / Alexander Reinagle ; Sonata for the piano with an accompaniment for a violin / Raynor Taylor ; Why, huntress, why? : from The archers / Benjamin Carr ; Alknomook, the death song of the Cherokee Indians : from Tammany / James Hewitt ; Few are the joys : from Edwin and Angelina / Victor Pelissier ; Sinfonia / John Christopher Moller ; Death song of an Indian chief / Hans Gram ; Funeral dirge on the death of George Washington / Peter A. van Hagen ; Verses for the Fourth of July / George K. Jackson. Lowell Mason and his contemporaries. From Greenland's icy mountains : a missionary hymn / Lowell Mason ; My faith looks up to thee : Olivet / Lowell Mason ; St. Thomas / arr. Lowell Mason ; Rock of ages : Toplady / Thomas Hastings ; 'Tis dawn, the lark is singing / George J. Webb ; Woodworth / William B. Bradbury ; The farmer's daughter / Isaac B. Woodbury ; Stars of the summer night / Isaac B. Woodbury --
Southern folk hymns. Fairton / Elkanah K. Dare ; Morality ; Consolation / Dean? ; Primrose (twenty-fourth) / (Anzi) Chapin ; Kedron / anonymous ; Kedron / (Elkanah K.) Dare ; The converted thief / (William) More ; The Hebrew children / David Walker ; Negro spiritual based on The Hebrew children ; The good old way / William Walker ; Plenary / A. Clark ; New Britain : Amazing grace / William Walker ; Wondrous love / Christopher ; Shouting song / Benjamin Franklin White ; Gospel trumpet / E.J. King --
Music of the minstrel shows. Jim Crow / Thomas Dartmouth Rice ; Zip coon / anonymous ; Stop that knocking at my door / A.F. Winnemore ; Oh! Susanna / Stephen Collins Foster ; Old folks at home, Ethiopian melody / Stephen Collins Foster ; Dixie's land / Dan D. Emmett --
National and patriotic songs (1794-1865). New Yankee Doodle / arr. J.(ames) Hewitt ; The new favorite Federal song : Hail! Columbia / Philip Phile ; Washington's march ; The Anacreontic song : "To Anacreon in heav'n" ; Adams and liberty, the Boston patriotic song : air, Anacreon in heaven ; The star spangled banner, a pa(t)riotic song : air, Anacreon in heaven / adapted and arranged by T.(homas) C.(arr) ; My country, 'tis of thee : tune, God save the king ; Glory hallelujah / William Steffe ; The battle hymn of the republic ; All quiet along the Potomac to-night / John Hill Hewitt ; Tenting on the old camp ground / Walter Kittredge ; When Johnny comes marching home / Louis Lambert (Patrick S. Gilmore) ; Marching through Georgia / Henry Clay Work --
Romantic ballads and nationalist composers. Home! sweet home! : aria from Clari, or, The maid of Milan / Henry R. Bishop ; The old arm chair / Henry Russell ; Listen to the mocking bird / Alice Hawthorne (Septimus Winner) ; The banjo, grotesque fantasie / Louis Moreau Gottschalk ; Lullaby / William Mason ; Yankeedoodle / Anton Philip Heinrich ; My triumph's nigh : aria from Leonora / William Henry Fry ; Every doubt and danger over : aria from Leonora / William Henry Fry ; Alas! they know me not : aria from Rip Van Winkle / George Frederick Bristow ; List! the merry bells are ringing : aria and chorus from Rip Van Winkle / George Frederick Bristow.
Responsibility: compiled and edited, with historical and analytical notes, by W. Thomas Marrocco and Harold Gleason.

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One hundred and thirty-eight musical compositions chosen for artistic significance and importance from nearly 250 years of musical activity in America.

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