The American harmony, or Universal psalmodist [microform] : Containing a choice and valuable collection of psalm and hymn-tunes; canons and anthems; with words adapted to each tune. The whole composed in a new and easy taste, for two, three and four voices; in the most familiar keys and clifts:--calculated to promote and improve this most excellent part of social worship; and render it both useful and delightful; in quires, as well as in congregations in the country. / By A. Williams, teacher of psalmody, in London. ; To which is added, a variety of favourite hymn tunes and anthems; collected from the latest and most celebrated authors; carefully set in score, and neatly engraved
- Williams, A. (Aaron), 1731-1776
- [Newburyport, Mass.] : Printed and sold by Daniel Bayley, at his house next door to St. Paul's Church, Newbury-Port:-- sold also by the booksellers in Boston, 1769 [i.e. 1769 or 1770]
- Physical Description:
- 4 unnumbered pages, 96 pages of plates : music ; 13 x 21 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Bayley, Daniel, -1792 and Gilman, John Ward, 1741-1823
- "Despite the 1769 date on both title pages, [this edition] may not have appeared before 1770."--Irving Lowens and Allen P. Britton, "Bibliographical notes," in The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 49 (1955): 350.
Issued with: Tans'ur, William. The American harmony: or, Royal melody complete, 5th ed. Newburyport, [1769 or 1770] (Evans 11489).
Music engraved by John Ward Gilman.
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- Other Forms:
- Digital image available in the Readex/Newsbank Digital Evans series.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microopaque. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1955-1983. 23 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 11489).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Evans, C. American bibliography, 11489
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