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Music books.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

"Canterbury" Music Book


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1975-97-76
Scope and Contents

The "Canterbury" Music Book collection (1975-97-76) is a small music book. It is unbound and has numbered pages; some pages are missing. The book begins on page six with a song entitled "Canterbury" with parts for Treble, Tenor and Bass.

Dates: Created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 02/09/1977

Giles Gibbs, Jr. His Book For The Fife.


Identifier: 00-1974-86-0
Scope and Contents Giles Gibbs, Jr. His Book For The Fife (1974-86-0) is an edited version of the original Giles Gibbs, Jr. manuscript held in the Connecticut Historical Society collections. The edited book contains a brief biography of Gibbs, and gives a brief description of the original commonplace book that Gibbs used to record fife music in. He completed the book within a short span of time, probably entirely during the summer of 1777. The item is currently housed in 3A...
Dates: Created: 1974; Other: Date acquired: 12/06/1973

Gospel Hymns No. 2


Identifier: 00-2011-63-0
Scope and Contents Gospel Hymns No. 2 (2011-63-0) is a music book of revial hymns published in 1876. The volume was published by Biglow and Main, and was the second in a series of six volumes produced for the public during the nineteenth century. Compiled by P.P. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey, it contains a large number of new gospel songs for the time, as well as some older selections that were popular at gospel meetings. Music and lyrics for songs such as "Onward, Christian...
Dates: Created: 1876; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2011

Garry H. Minor Music Book


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2011-113-0
Scope and Contents

The Garry H. Minor Music Book (2011-113-0) is a music book owned by Garry H. Minor. The first couple of pages contain theoretical information but the majority contains vocal music written for a tenor.

Dates: Created: 1817, Jan. 17; Other: Date acquired: 09/06/2012

"Romaine" Sheet Music


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2011-114-0
Scope and Contents

Printed sheet music titled "Romaine" (2011-114-0), appears to have been torn out of a book. There are lyrics that accompany the music.

Dates: Created: undated; Other: Date acquired: 09/06/2012

Dr. Watts Music Book


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2011-96-0
Scope and Contents

The Dr. Watts Music Book collection (1794-1820) is a music book containing hymns and other songs. A few pages at the beginning and end of the book containing hand written music, but must of the book contains music that was printed. Songs include “Old Hundred” (printed) and “Portuguese hymn” (hand-written).

Dates: Created: 1794-1820; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2012