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American writers and compilers of sacred music

Frank J. Metcalf

American writers and compilers of sacred music

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Published by Abingdon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musicians -- United States.,
  • Church music -- United States.,
  • Hymns, English -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 11348)

    Statementby Frank J. Metcalf.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 11348.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination373 p.
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17545547M

      Now, Sacred Sounds by Ted Andrews reveals how to tap into the magical and healing aspects of voice, resonance, and music. On a On a In virtually every system of spirituality the world has ever known, sound has been considered a direct link between humanity and the divine/5. Dear Fr. Pope: Greetings in the Lord Jesus Christ. I enjoyed reading your brief essay on the development of what is acceptable as sacred music. As a convert to the Church, I had experienced many forms of Christian music in my experiences as a former Pentecostal Pastor, Greek Orthodox Deacon, and now for 16 years serving as a Roman Catholic Deacon with permission to serve also in the Ukrainian. The compilers of the earliest hymnals admit quite freely that they have made at times substantial changes to the texts of their chosen hymns “in all cases where it was deemed 3 Quoted in Foote, American Unitarian Hymn Writers and Hymns, pp. / By a Lover of Harmony. "Attributed to William Billings as possible compiler by Evans. Also attributed to Andrew Law as possible compiler in F. J. Metcalf's American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music." pages. Boston: Printed for, and sold by John Norman, ASU MICROFORMS: EVANS _____. 2nd edition, pages.


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American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music Frank. American writers and compilers of sacred music. New York ; Cincinnati: The Abington Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

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American writers and compilers of sacred music by Frank Johnson Metcalf,The Abingdon press edition, in EnglishCited by: 2. About this Book Catalog Record Details. American writers and compilers of sacred music, Metcalf, Frank J.

(Frank Johnson), View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. American writers and compilers of sacred music Item Preview remove-circle American writers and compilers of sacred music by Metcalf, Frank Johnson, [from old catalog] Publication date Topics Musicians, Church music, Hymns, English Internet Archive : The Village harmony: or, Youth's assistant to sacred music.

Containing, a concise introduction to the grounds of music, with such a collection of the most approved psalm tunes, anthems, and other pieces, as are most suitable for divine worship. Designed principally for the use of schools and singing societies.

Metcalf, Frank J. American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music (New York) Murray, Sterling E. “ Timothy Swan and Yankee Psalmody ” in Musical Quarterly vol. 61, no. 3 Nathan, Hans William Billings: Data and Documents (Detroit). Gram also wrote the music and text for several hymns and anthems, serving as the organist of Brattle Street Church for several years.

His introduction to The Massachusetts Compiler (), of which he was co-editor, is considered an important treatise in the European “reform” movement of American music.

Hymnal Writers, Compilers and Publishers ) Author and compiler of many sacred music books including: An Introduction to Sacred Music (), this book was the first among disciples to contain Alexander Campbell argued convincingly that two hymnbooks among the brethren of the Stone-Campbell Movement would cause.

American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, Brand: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated. In the American gospel singer and composer Ira D. Sankey wrote: The words and music of this beautiful hymn were first published in a monthly entitled Guide to Holiness, a copy of which was sent to me in England.

I immediately adopted it, and had it published in Sacred Songs and Solos. It proved to be one of the most helpful of the revival Genre: Hymn. Lowell Mason (), American music educator, tune-book compiler, and composer, was called the "father of singing among the children." He was the outstanding American music educator for over half a century and was the leading reformer of American church music.

Lowell Mason, born in Medfield, Mass., on Jan. 8,was basically self-taught in. The modern collection of sacred music: containing the rudiments of the art and a choice collection of anthems, and psalm and hymn tunes, of every metre; carefully selected from ancient and modern authors.

Adapted to the use of schools and worshipping societies. Bibliography. Eskew, Harry, and Karl Kroeger (ed), Samuel Holyoke and Jacob Kimball: Selected Works (New York, ). Metcalf, Frank J., American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music (New York, ), Nichols, Andrew, "Genealogy of the Holyoke Family", Historical Collections of the Essex Institute 3 (): Perley, Sidney, The History of Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts.

(), and Music Book Printing ( and later). William Arms Fisher. One Hundred and Fifty Years of Music Publishing in the [6.] United States. Ditson, American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music. Abingdon, [] Richard Crawford, Allen Perdue Britton, Irving Lowens.

Mason's career in sacred music is discussed in Frank J. Metcalf, American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music (), and Robert Stevenson, Protestant Church Music in America ().

Additional Sources. Pemberton, Carol A. (Carol Ann), Lowell Mason: his life and work, Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press, McDonald, Rev. William. (Belmont, Maine, March 1, SeptemMonrovia, California). Becoming a local preacher in the Methodist Episcopal Church in he was admitted to the Maine Conference inbeing transferred to that of Wisconsin in and of New England in Background Samuel Adams Holyoke was born on Octo in Boxford, Massachussets, United States.

He was the son of Reverend Elizur Holyoke, cousin of Edward Augustus Holyoke, and minister for forty-seven years of the Congregational Church in Boxford. A complete listing of Mason's original hymn tunes and hymn-tune arrangements is in Henry L. Mason, Hymn Tunes of Lowell Mason ().

Mason's career in sacred music is discussed in Frank J. Metcalf, American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music (), and Robert Stevenson, Protestant Church Music in America (). Gregorian Chant plays a large role, and it will form the basis of Christian music lasting to this day.

But there’s much more. We look at how the chant evolved into elaborate forms with many voices, and the critical role played by the monks who developed, preserved, and spread the music across Europe in meticulously hand-copied manuscripts.

In his extensive inquiry into the power of music, found in the first volume of his masterwork The World as Will and Representation (public library), Schopenhauer writes: Music stands quite apart from all the [other arts]. In it we do not recognize the copy, the repetition, of.

American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, Pages: He was musical editor of J. Hillman's Revivalist, Troy,and co-editor of The Sacred Harmonist, Boston,and Beulah Songs, Phila., In addition to the hymns named on p.

ii., "Let me go where saints are going" [ Heav'n desired ] () has come into common use. Mason's career in sacred music is discussed in Frank J. Metcalf, American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music (), and Robert Stevenson, Protestant Church Music in America ().

Pemberton, Carol A. (Carol Ann), Lowell Mason: his life and work, Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press, Frank J. Metcalf, American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music (N.Y.: Abingdon Pre4s, ), pp. 79—81; For a list of books printed by John Howe see “Publications of the Eowes of Enfield and Greenwich,” Proceedings of the AAS, vol.

60, pt. 2, pp. —23, (0cto1er. Sacred music is, simply put, music written for church. While the audience and performance venue have changed throughout the eras, the Church's involvement is necessary when referring to sacred music.

Nothing but Love in God's Water. Volume 1: Black Sacred Music from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement. Robert Darden “Nothing but Love in God’s Water, volume 1, fills a significant niche in the already-voluminous library of the civil rights previous Pulitzer Prize–winning books have definitively covered the movement’s leaders, politics, strategies, philosophy Author: Robert Darden.

information on Solomon Howe can be gleaned from Frank J. Metcaif, American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music (New York: The Abingdon Press, ), pp. ; George T. Chapman, Sketches ofthe Alumni of Dartmouth College (Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside Press, ), pp.quotation from p. 23; and Donald W.

Howe, Quabbin: The Lost. Music PDFs Book PDFs CMAA Shop Media Resources Café Forum NLM Archives of Sacred Music Journal. Archives of the journal Sacred Music from to last year are listed below, and most are available for download in Church Music Association of America Programs Office.

Roy Foster Rd. McMinnville, TN USA. 1Frank J. Metcalf, American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music (New York and Cin-cinnati: Abingdon Press, ). 2George Pullen Jackson, White Spirituals in the Southern Uplands (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ).

The eleven tunes are Bourbon, Liberty Hatl, Primrose, Ninety-third, Rockingham, Rockbridge, Olney. Home; This edition;English, Book, Illustrated edition: The Village harmony: or, Youth's assistant to sacred musick [electronic resource]: Containing, a concise introduction to the grounds of musick, with such a collection of the most approved psalm tunes, anthems, and other pieces, as are most suitable for divine worship.

Designed principally for the use of schools and singing societies. Sacred music has been a vibrant part of American culture from the earliest sacred oral traditions of indigenous peoples through the written traditions of the first European colonists. With the settlement of the Plymouth, Massachusetts colony insacred music played an important role in helping to define the cultural identity of the region of the New World that would become the United States.

Sacred is a story about Scarlett who has just suffered a great loss and is having trouble dealing with comes into the picture and somehow always shows up when she needs have a connection that both feel very is the first book I /5.

Carmina ecclesiæ: a collection of sacred music consisting of new, original, and select hymn tunes, anthems and chants, adapted particularly to the hymn-book of the General synod of the Evangelical Lutheran church, the Lutheran church service, and every occasion of public worship / (Baltimore: T.N.

Kurtz, ), by W. Roedel (page images. Book: Metcalf, Frank J. American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music. New York. Abingdon Press. – Not an easy task, in translation. See dynamic equivalency. Which is identical in every detail to this slightly later source: Book: McCabe. Charles Cardwell.

Macfarlan. The music in Wyeth’s Repository consists of New England compositions, together with a variety of pieces of foreign origin: in short, a distillation of the New England taste in sacred music during the years New England singing-masters and tunebook compilers had found Pennsylvania a fertile field for their activities since the s.

American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music Metcalf, Frank Johnson Abingdon Dewey Dec. Biography “Brief biographical sketches of American tune composers, from to Gives some evaluation of their works.

One section is devoted to camp meeting music and the revivalist group.” – – g. Memoirs of the principal hymn-writers & compilers of the 17th, 18th, & 19th centuries / (London: J. Gadsby, a collection of sacred music consisting of new, original, and select hymn tunes, The American seaman's hymn book: or, a collection of sacred songs for the use of mariners.The most famous of the eighteenth-century American composer/compilers was William Billings.

His first tunebook, The New-England Psalm-Singer (Boston, ), was the earliest to contain only music by an American composer. Billings published six major collections, containing over .Metcalf, American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music (New York, ), pp.

and Clifford K. Shipton, Sibley's Harvard Graduates (Boston, ), V, 2The 9th ed. () is generally considered the first to contain music.

This writer, how-ever, sees no real reason to question the accu-racy of the nearly contemporary evidence set.