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 New,Gems of Exquisite Beauty: How Hymnody Carried Classical Music to America

  • Author: Mercer-Taylor, Peter

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Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Antebellum Psalmody in its Cultural Context
  • Chapter 2: An Immigrant's Musical Memoir: Clifton's 1819 Original Collection and the Modest Launch of a Tradition
  • Chapter 3: Institutional Certification: Mason's 1822 Handel and Haydn Society Collection and the First Wave
  • Chapter 4: Heyday: Kingsley's 1838 Sacred Choir and the Midcentury Mania
  • Chapter 5: Psalmodic Adaptation as Musical Translation
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix 1: Classical Music in Antebellum American Psalmody: The Repertoire
  • Appendix 2: The Repertoire by Composer
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index
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