Music and musicians in early America

by Lowens, Irving, 1916-1983,

Format: Print Book 1964
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Contents
Music in the American wilderness
The Bay Psalm Book in 17th-century New England
John Tufts's "Introduction to the singing of Psalm-tunes" (1721-44) : the first American music textbook
Andrew Law and the pirates
Benjamin Carr's "Federal overture" (1794)
"The easy instructor" (1798-1831) : a history and bibliography of the first shape-note tune-book
John Wyeth's "Repository of sacred music, part second" (1813) : a northern precursor of southern folk-hymnody
Daniel Read's world : the letters of an early American composer
The musical Edsons of Shady : early American tunesmiths
James Hewitt : professional musician
The triumph of Anthony Philip Heinrich
William Henry Fry : American nationalist
Our first matinee idol : Louis Moreau Gottschalk
The origins of the American fuging-tune
Music and American transcendentalism (1835-50)
American democracy and American music (1830-1914)
The Warrington collection : a research adventure at Case Memorial Library
The American tradition of church song
Appendix A : The complete text of John Tufts's "Short introduction to the singing of Psalm-tunes" (1726)
Appendix B : "The easy instructor" (1801-1831) : a check-list of editions and issues
Appendix C : A check-list of writings about music in the periodicals of American transcendentalism (1835-50).

Additional Information
Subjects Music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Composers -- United States -- Biography.
Publisher New York :W.W. Norton,1964
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 328 pages : facsimiles, music ; 22 cm
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