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Music in Village Churches. (Church Music Society Shorter Papers No.1).

By: A MEMBER OF THE CHURCH MUSIC SOCIETY.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Geoffrey Cumberlege/ Oxford University Press, 1950.:

Seller ID: 43730


4th edition. Pp.14. Cream card covers. VG. View more info

Accompaniments to Plainsong for Schools. (Part One - Revised Edition).

By: ALLEN, H.P.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Liverpool: Rushworth & Dreaper Ltd, (nd. c.1935).:

Seller ID: 39447


Revised edition. "As this book is chiefly intended to be used in schools, my first concern has been to make the Accompaniments as easy as possible, sacrificing harmonic interest in order to choose simple chords such as will assist the voices. In the matter of feminine cadences I have chosen that which I consider to be the lesser of two evils, preferring the possible slight dislocation of rhythm that may occur through the use of two bass notes therein to the certain s... View more info

The Irish Chant Book.

By: ANON.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Dublin: Association for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1938.:

Seller ID: 44551


Chants and Responses Revised, and Adapted for Use with the Irish Church Psalter. 21.5cms x 17cms.All edges red (but fading). Pp.xxii/185, music notation throughout, owner's name to reverse front free endpaper. Blue blind-stamped cloth, edges worn. Good. View more info

Music in Church. Report, 1951.

By: ARCHBISHOPS' COMMITTEE.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Church Information Board, 1951.:

Seller ID: 7821


1st ed. Report on Church Music. Pp. 10/89. P/b. G+. View more info

The Romance of Sacred Song.

By: BEATTIE, David J.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Marshall, Morgan & Scott, Ltd., 1954.:

Seller ID: 26078


Rep. "All who are fond of our sacred songs will appreciate them more after reading this book ..." Pp. 240, frontis. Turquoise cloth, illustrated d/w chipped and with small losses. G+/G. View more info

Borrowings in English Church Music 1550-1950.

By: BLEZZARD, Judith.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Stainer & Bell, 1990. 0852497849:

Seller ID: 42338


1st edition. "From madrigal to music-hall, from plainsong to popular styles: these and many other kinds of music have lent both styles and material to sacred music with English texts..." Pp.224. Green cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

Recent Research In Plainsong. A Paper Read To The Members Of The Plainsong And Mediaeval Music Society By H. B. Briggs .

By: BRIGGS, H. B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Messrs. Vincent, 9, Berners Street, 1898 .:

Seller ID: 31999


Limited edition. First printing. Thin 8vo. 22cm x 14cm . pp.31 . A nice tight binding. Original grey boards with printed titles (Price Three Shillings), with a little light soiling. Black cloth spine and plain rear board. Free endpapers foxed as normal. Half title specifies: "300 copies printed, of which this is No. 260". Clean title and text throughout, illustrated with musical notation. G+. View more info

Durham Sings! Durham's Contribution to English Hymnody.

By: BROWN, Rosalind.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Durham: Friends of Durham Cathedral, 2009. 9780954482510:

Seller ID: 44493


1st edition. "There are well-known and unknown authors and composers; tunes with local names and one named for a pet dog; the earliest surviving Middle Englsh text and music; a popular children's grace; the hymn sung at the ordinations around the world and the text and the tune without which no American Fourth of July service would be complete - all these have roots in Durham". Pp/171, errrata slip loosely enclosed. Paperback. VG. View more info

The Plainchant Evening Psalter and Canticles.

By: BURGESS, Francis.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Westminster: Plainchant Publications Committee, 1946. 0:

Seller ID: 34125


4th edition. "...the various pointing marks are few in number and more or less literary in character...the most important addition to the text of the Psalter is the accent-mark. This is used persistently throughout the whole of every verse. It is introduced to safeguard the normalrhythm of the text, rather than to enforce any particular meaning which may be ascribed to any passage." Pp.x/184. Bright blue cloth, slightly rubbed. VG. View more info

Plainsong of the Holy Communion in Modern Notation.

By: CROFT, J.B.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Westminster: Rev.J.B.Croft/The Plainsong Depot, 1907.:

Seller ID: 32740


2nd ed. Plainsong of the Holy Communion in Modern Notation Re-cast, Arranged, and Adapted by The Rev.J.B.Croft, M.A.(King's College Cambridge), Priest-Organist of St Matthew's, Westminster, 1887-1907.. Pp.6/141, Voice part only with music notation line. Pbk. VG. View more info

The Evening Plainsong Psalter. Pointed for the Ancient Church Melodies, and also Noted in Tonic Sol-fa Notation.

By: CROFT, The Rev. J.B.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Westminster: Privately published at the Plainsong Depot, 1898.:

Seller ID: 33199


2nd edition. The author was the Priest-Organist of St Matthew's, Westminster. "This Psalter is arranged, so that the accented notes in each tone should fall on the chief words of each verse, so as to bring out the sense as much as possible." All edges red. Pp.26/130/16(Table of Melodies + 1 ad). Brown cloth, title to front. VG. View more info

Music and the Alternative Service Book. A Practical Guide.

By: DAKERS, Lionel.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Croydon: Addington Press. 1980.:

Seller ID: 20468


1st ed. "Detailed suggestions as well as some general guidelines for the music and spoken parts of the new services". Pp 47. Pbk. G+. View more info

Parish Music. A Working Guide for Clergy and Organists.

By: DAKERS, Lionel.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Norwich: The Canterbury Press, 1991. 1853110329:

Seller ID: 24448


"A comprehensive guide for clergy, organist and choirtrainers seeking to achieve both a smooth working relationship and a high musical standard within the limitations of their local situation". Pp.143. Pbk. VG. View more info

A Handbook of Parish Music.

By: DAKERS, Lionel.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford: A. R. Mowbray & Co. 1982.:

Seller ID: 5319


Rev.ed. "This book provides help to the Minister and the Organist as the two people most directly concerned with the role of music in worship." Pp. 18/135. P/b. VG. View more info

Beauty Beyond Words. Enriching Worship Through Music.

By: DAKERS, Lionel.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Norwich: Canterbury Press. 2000.:

Seller ID: 19225


1st ed. "A survey of the best hymn tunes, anthems and psalm settings guides the church musician or worship leader through the enormous - and very mixed - range of music on offer today". Pp 143. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Church Music in a Changing World.

By: DAKERS, Lionel.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Mowbray, 1984.:

Seller ID: 20329


1st ed. "The book examines what changes have taken place in church music, and why; the use of music in worship with particular attention to the use and choice of hymns and psalms." Pp.113, pages slightly toned. P/b. G+. View more info

The Story of Minstrelsy.

By: DUNCAN, Edmondstoune.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London:The Walter Scott Publishing Co.,1907.:

Seller ID: 6442


1st ed. Music-Story series. Top edge red. Pp.16/337, col. frontis.(facsimile of "Sumer is i-cumen in") + 18 further plates musical scores and illustrations, rough-cut page edges. Red cloth, blind-stamped title to front,gilt title to spine. G+. View more info

The Story of the Carol.

By: DUNCAN, Edmondstoune.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London:The Walter Scott Publishing Co.,1911.:

Seller ID: 6443


1st ed. Music-Story series. Top edge red. Pp.12/253,frontis. + 9 further plates + musical notations throughout. Red cloth, blind-stamped title to front, gilt title to spine. G+. View more info

Church Music Monographs... No. 4 Plainchant by the late Dom Gatard, O.S.B.

By: GATARD, Dom Augustin .:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: The Faith Press, Ltd., 1921 .:

Seller ID: 31959


4to. pp.8/70. A nice tight original binding. Grey cloth spine (with dulled title), over light grey boards. Gilt titles to front board. Boards rubbed and lightly soiled. Clean text throughout. A good copy. View more info

A Manual Of Plain-Song Contining A Brief Directory Of The Plain-Song Used In The Morning And Evening Prayer, Litany, And Holy Communion; Together With The Canticles Noted, Including The Second Set; The Psalter Noted...

By: HELMORE, Rev. Thomas .:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London: Novello and Company Limited, [ no date - c. 1900? ] .:

Seller ID: 27990


A nice tight binding. pp.12/27/75/245/57/49/23 . Contemporary black cloth, with gilt title to spine. Red page edges. Each section with a separate half title. G+ . View more info