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Harp of The South

 Collection
Identifier: 00-1929-19-0

Scope and Contents

Harp of The South (1929-19-0) by I.B. Woodbury was published by Mason Brothers in 1853. The collection of church music contains standard tunes and new music of the time by I.B. Woodbury. Also represented in the volume are compositions by Mason, Hastings, Bradbury, Woodbury, and other popular American and Foreign composers. The item is currently housed in 3A Box 17.

Dates

  • Created: 1853
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1928

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical or Historical Information

Isaac Baker Woodbury (October 23, 1819 – 1858) was a composer and publisher of church music. Woodbury studied with Lowell Mason in Boston and with teachers in Paris and London. Upon his return to Boston he taught music, played organ, and directed choral groups. His first musical publications were tune books compiled in collaboration with his cousin Benjamin F. Baker, with whom he also formed the National Musical Convention, a training school for teachers. He also edited “World of Music” and the “American Monthly Musical Review.” He is most famous for publishing “The Dulcimer; or, The New York Collection of Sacred Music”, one of the best-known collection of Christian hymns of the era. His best-known hymn tunes include “Siloam’ and “Esmonton.”

Note written by

Extent

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1 item other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Ms. C.B. Smith

Method of Acquisition

Gift

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

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Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Title
Harp of The South
Date
02/06/2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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