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The Resource A compleat melody : or, the harmony of Sion. In three books. Containing, I. A New, and Compleat Introduction to the Grounds of Music, Theoretical and Practical, Vocal and Instrumental: Teaching all its Rudiments, and Composition in all its Branches, by way of Dialogue, in a New and easy Method. With all the usual Terms used in Music, as deriv'd from the Greek, Latin, French, Italian, &c. - In Twelve Chapters. II. The Psalms of David New Tun'd: Which Music expresses the true Sense and Sound of the Words, more than any extant. With a Table of all the Tunes, and what Psalms are proper to each Tune; and a Table of Psalms suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England, &c. With Gloria Patri's suited to the Measures of every Psalm in the Book. III. A New, and Select Number of Divine Hymns, and Easy Anthems, on various Occasions: With a Scale of Music proper for either Voice, Organ, Virginals, Harpsicord, or Spinnet. With several Canons of Two, Three, and Four Parts in One. To which is added, Te Deum, and Magnificat, and a Chanting-Tune for the Reading-Psalms. The Whole is Composed in Two, Three, and Four Musical Parts, according to the most Authentic Rules; and set down in Score, (and Figur'd) for either Voice or Organ, &c. By William Tans'ur, Author of The Melody of the Heart. And the Beauty of Holiness. according to his Original Manuscript: With large Additions, (electronic resource)

A compleat melody : or, the harmony of Sion. In three books. Containing, I. A New, and Compleat Introduction to the Grounds of Music, Theoretical and Practical, Vocal and Instrumental: Teaching all its Rudiments, and Composition in all its Branches, by way of Dialogue, in a New and easy Method. With all the usual Terms used in Music, as deriv'd from the Greek, Latin, French, Italian, &c. - In Twelve Chapters. II. The Psalms of David New Tun'd: Which Music expresses the true Sense and Sound of the Words, more than any extant. With a Table of all the Tunes, and what Psalms are proper to each Tune; and a Table of Psalms suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England, &c. With Gloria Patri's suited to the Measures of every Psalm in the Book. III. A New, and Select Number of Divine Hymns, and Easy Anthems, on various Occasions: With a Scale of Music proper for either Voice, Organ, Virginals, Harpsicord, or Spinnet. With several Canons of Two, Three, and Four Parts in One. To which is added, Te Deum, and Magnificat, and a Chanting-Tune for the Reading-Psalms. The Whole is Composed in Two, Three, and Four Musical Parts, according to the most Authentic Rules; and set down in Score, (and Figur'd) for either Voice or Organ, &c. By William Tans'ur, Author of The Melody of the Heart. And the Beauty of Holiness. according to his Original Manuscript: With large Additions, (electronic resource)

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A compleat melody : or, the harmony of Sion. In three books. Containing, I. A New, and Compleat Introduction to the Grounds of Music, Theoretical and Practical, Vocal and Instrumental: Teaching all its Rudiments, and Composition in all its Branches, by way of Dialogue, in a New and easy Method. With all the usual Terms used in Music, as deriv'd from the Greek, Latin, French, Italian, &c. - In Twelve Chapters. II. The Psalms of David New Tun'd: Which Music expresses the true Sense and Sound of the Words, more than any extant. With a Table of all the Tunes, and what Psalms are proper to each Tune; and a Table of Psalms suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England, &c. With Gloria Patri's suited to the Measures of every Psalm in the Book. III. A New, and Select Number of Divine Hymns, and Easy Anthems, on various Occasions: With a Scale of Music proper for either Voice, Organ, Virginals, Harpsicord, or Spinnet. With several Canons of Two, Three, and Four Parts in One. To which is added, Te Deum, and Magnificat, and a Chanting-Tune for the Reading-Psalms. The Whole is Composed in Two, Three, and Four Musical Parts, according to the most Authentic Rules; and set down in Score, (and Figur'd) for either Voice or Organ, &c. By William Tans'ur, Author of The Melody of the Heart. And the Beauty of Holiness. according to his Original Manuscript: With large Additions
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A compleat melody
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or, the harmony of Sion. In three books. Containing, I. A New, and Compleat Introduction to the Grounds of Music, Theoretical and Practical, Vocal and Instrumental: Teaching all its Rudiments, and Composition in all its Branches, by way of Dialogue, in a New and easy Method. With all the usual Terms used in Music, as deriv'd from the Greek, Latin, French, Italian, &c. - In Twelve Chapters. II. The Psalms of David New Tun'd: Which Music expresses the true Sense and Sound of the Words, more than any extant. With a Table of all the Tunes, and what Psalms are proper to each Tune; and a Table of Psalms suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England, &c. With Gloria Patri's suited to the Measures of every Psalm in the Book. III. A New, and Select Number of Divine Hymns, and Easy Anthems, on various Occasions: With a Scale of Music proper for either Voice, Organ, Virginals, Harpsicord, or Spinnet. With several Canons of Two, Three, and Four Parts in One. To which is added, Te Deum, and Magnificat, and a Chanting-Tune for the Reading-Psalms. The Whole is Composed in Two, Three, and Four Musical Parts, according to the most Authentic Rules; and set down in Score, (and Figur'd) for either Voice or Organ, &c. By William Tans'ur, Author of The Melody of the Heart. And the Beauty of Holiness. according to his Original Manuscript: With large Additions
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Uk-ES
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T160898
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1699?-1783
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Tans'ur, William
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  • Choruses, Sacred, Unaccompanied
  • Hymns, English
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A compleat melody : or, the harmony of Sion. In three books. Containing, I. A New, and Compleat Introduction to the Grounds of Music, Theoretical and Practical, Vocal and Instrumental: Teaching all its Rudiments, and Composition in all its Branches, by way of Dialogue, in a New and easy Method. With all the usual Terms used in Music, as deriv'd from the Greek, Latin, French, Italian, &c. - In Twelve Chapters. II. The Psalms of David New Tun'd: Which Music expresses the true Sense and Sound of the Words, more than any extant. With a Table of all the Tunes, and what Psalms are proper to each Tune; and a Table of Psalms suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England, &c. With Gloria Patri's suited to the Measures of every Psalm in the Book. III. A New, and Select Number of Divine Hymns, and Easy Anthems, on various Occasions: With a Scale of Music proper for either Voice, Organ, Virginals, Harpsicord, or Spinnet. With several Canons of Two, Three, and Four Parts in One. To which is added, Te Deum, and Magnificat, and a Chanting-Tune for the Reading-Psalms. The Whole is Composed in Two, Three, and Four Musical Parts, according to the most Authentic Rules; and set down in Score, (and Figur'd) for either Voice or Organ, &c. By William Tans'ur, Author of The Melody of the Heart. And the Beauty of Holiness. according to his Original Manuscript: With large Additions, (electronic resource)
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  • In ECCO, Eighteenth Century Collections Online
  • Books I and II each with separate titlepage dated 1743
  • Book II, containing Book III with titlepage dated 1744, has initial advertisement leaf, titlepage with a slightly different imprint, and separate pagination and register
  • Also issued as part of: his 'The works of Mr. William Tans'ur', London, printed for James Hodges, [1744?]
  • Price from imprint: Price Bound Three Shillings: Or, Bound with The Melody of the Heart, in Calf, Four Shillings and Six Pence
  • Reproduction of original from British Library
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ESTCT160898
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obl.40
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unknown
Edition
The fifth edition, corrected by the author, .
Extent
[16],72;152p.
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electronic
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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ill.,music,port.
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not applicable
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A compleat melody : or, the harmony of Sion. In three books. Containing, I. A New, and Compleat Introduction to the Grounds of Music, Theoretical and Practical, Vocal and Instrumental: Teaching all its Rudiments, and Composition in all its Branches, by way of Dialogue, in a New and easy Method. With all the usual Terms used in Music, as deriv'd from the Greek, Latin, French, Italian, &c. - In Twelve Chapters. II. The Psalms of David New Tun'd: Which Music expresses the true Sense and Sound of the Words, more than any extant. With a Table of all the Tunes, and what Psalms are proper to each Tune; and a Table of Psalms suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church of England, &c. With Gloria Patri's suited to the Measures of every Psalm in the Book. III. A New, and Select Number of Divine Hymns, and Easy Anthems, on various Occasions: With a Scale of Music proper for either Voice, Organ, Virginals, Harpsicord, or Spinnet. With several Canons of Two, Three, and Four Parts in One. To which is added, Te Deum, and Magnificat, and a Chanting-Tune for the Reading-Psalms. The Whole is Composed in Two, Three, and Four Musical Parts, according to the most Authentic Rules; and set down in Score, (and Figur'd) for either Voice or Organ, &c. By William Tans'ur, Author of The Melody of the Heart. And the Beauty of Holiness. according to his Original Manuscript: With large Additions, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • In ECCO, Eighteenth Century Collections Online
  • Books I and II each with separate titlepage dated 1743
  • Book II, containing Book III with titlepage dated 1744, has initial advertisement leaf, titlepage with a slightly different imprint, and separate pagination and register
  • Also issued as part of: his 'The works of Mr. William Tans'ur', London, printed for James Hodges, [1744?]
  • Price from imprint: Price Bound Three Shillings: Or, Bound with The Melody of the Heart, in Calf, Four Shillings and Six Pence
  • Reproduction of original from British Library
Control code
ESTCT160898
Dimensions
obl.40
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
The fifth edition, corrected by the author, .
Extent
[16],72;152p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
ill.,music,port.
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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