Stoughton Musical Society"s Centennial Collection of Sacred Music (Earlier American Music)

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Published by University of Maryland Sea Grant Publications .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sacred & religious music,
  • Instruction & Study - Voice,
  • Music/Songbooks

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10325529M
ISBN 10030679618X
ISBN 109780306796180

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The Stoughton Musical Society's Centennial Collection of Sacred Music (Boston: Ditson & Company,pages) This is believed to be the largest collection of ealy American choral music published in 19th century New England, with 62 American and European composers represented.

Organized inthe Stoughton Musical Society is America's oldest performing musical organization. For over two centuries it has had many distinguished accomplishments.

Inwhen incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the name was changed to Old Stoughton Musical Society and it has retained that designation.

InThe Stoughton Musical Society's Centennial Collection of Sacred Music (Ditson & Co., ), was reprinted with an Introduction and New Index by Roger Hall (New York: Da Capo Press, pages).

There are about tunes in the collection, most of them by New England composers and some edited music by European composers (Haydn, Mozart. LIST OF MUSIC BOOKS. Mentioned in the Records of the Society, Used in the Different Periods, Copies of Which Are in the Society's Library.

Worcester Collection of Sacred Harmony, by Oliver Holden, Thompson and Andrews. Bridgewater Collection, Richardson and Lord, Boston, Old Hundred Collection of Sacred Music, Boston, LIST OF MUSIC BOOKS. Mentioned in the Records of the Society, Used in the Different Periods, Copies of Which Are in the Society's Library.

Worcester Collection of Sacred Harmony, by Oliver Holden, Thompson and Andrews. Bridgewater Collection, Richardson and Lord, Boston, Old Hundred Collection of Sacred Music, Boston, Boston Handel and Haydn Society's. The Stoughton Musical Society's Centennial Collection of Sacred Music, which contains a version with the later text and was published in Boston in ; reprint by DaCapo Press,with New Introduction by Roger L.

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The Stoughton Musical Society, formed by former students of Billings, has carried on his tradition for over years, and included twenty-seven Billings tunes in their music collection, The Stoughton Musical Society's Centennial Collection of Sacred Music.

Among the favorite tunes by Billings sung by this choral society are: "Majesty" and. Organized inthe Stoughton Musical Society is America's oldest performing musical organization.

For over two centuries it has had many distinguished accomplishments. Inwhen incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the name was changed to Old Stoughton Musical Society and it has retained that designation. Early years. The Stoughton Musical Society's Centennial Collection of Sacred Music (Boston, / Reprint, DaCapo Press, ).

As the conclusion of his humorous anthem, MODERN MUSIC, it says: "Tis the part of the hearers to clap their applause." So let's hear that applause for America's first great choral composer, William Billings.

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Hall. -- Publication info: New York: DaCapo Press, Format: Musical Score. American Music Recordings Collection. Many of these tunes are found in one of the largest collections of early music in New England: Stoughton Musical Society's Centennial Collection of Sacred Music (Boston, / Reprint, ) Fall Music Festival: "Musick in Old Boston" () CD: "Praise Ye The Lord" Music by Six New England Composers (AMRC.

The Stoughton Musical Society published a total of 27 Billings tunes in their anthology "The Stoughton Musical Society Centennial Collection of Sacred Music." The modern American composer. The Stoughton Musical Society, formed by former students of Billings, has carried on his tradition for over years, and included twenty-seven Billings tunes in their music collection, The Stoughton Musical Society's Centennial Collection of Sacred Music.

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In the Stoughton Musical Society published 27 Billings tunes in their anthology entitled "The Stoughton Musical Society Centennial Collection of Sacred Music." The modern American composer.

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As a result of the meetings and deliberations of the committee, a, book was published, called "The Stoughton Musical Society's Centennial Collection of Sacred Music," consisting of selections from the Earliest American Authors. As originally written, together with a few selections from European and modern composers.

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Swan contributed half of the songs in the collection. Inhe published New England Harmony. Unlike The Songster's Assistant, New England Harmony was a collection of sacred music. The tune book contained over pages of original music.

The collection contained many tunes that had been previously printed including his first tune Montague. Timothy Swan (–) was a Yankee tunesmith and hatmaker born in Worcester, Massachusetts, son of goldsmith William Swan, Swan lived in small towns along the Connecticut River in Connecticut and Massachusetts for most of his life.

Swan's compositional output consisted mostly of psalm and hymn settings, referred to as tunes and settings were produced for choirs. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Stoughton collection of church music: being a compilation of the most approved sacred music by ancient and modern authors Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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James Lyon. In The Saint Cecilia Society was the first musical society founded in Charleston, South Carolina. This society's history remains shrouded in mystery but is known to be a sponsoring group for concerts.

Celebrating years of singing and preserving American music. The Old Stoughton Musical Society was originally founded in and is the oldest continuous operating choral society in America according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Director: Renée M.

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Sacred Music is the official journal of the Church Music Association of America, and the oldest continuously published journal of music in North America.

It is the essential resource for every Church musician, professional or amateur, who is interested in the restoration of the sacred. Sacred music can be traced back many centuries but for the purpose of this short article, I will contain my selection of works to the Renaissance forwards in musical time.

One key musical form is the sacred Mass. This has various versions but is always a setting of. On Nov. 7,the Stoughton Musical Society was officially organized when 25 men were listed in a membership book. This was the beginning of the oldest musical society in the U.S. This is a fact that many are unaware of in town and a distinction that.

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We have included short biographies and information for each of the composers along with the names of their pieces in the collection.

The Old Stoughton Music Society is the oldest musical society in the entire country, founded in It’s our claim to fame. (in addition to the Suffolk Resolves and inventing the modern baseball!) The OSMS logo is part of the Stoughton Town Seal.

At its height in the s, the society had over members. Hunting, particularly for ducks and pigeons, was also a popular sport. Following a musical tradition stretching back towhen the Old Stoughton Musical Society was founded, devotees were drawn to the churches to hear lectures on sacred music; amateur minstrel .The Handel and Haydn Society, familiarly known as H+H, is an American chorus and period instrument orchestra based in Boston, d init is the third oldest musical organization in the United States after the Stoughton Musical Society (founded in ) and the U.S.

Marine Band (founded ), and the oldest continually performing arts organization in the United States.As music spread, the religious hymns were still just as popular. The first New England School, Shakers, and Quakers, which were all religion inspired music and dance groups, rose to fame. InSt.

Cecilia Music Society opened in South Carolina and lead to many more societies opening in the north.

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