Musical Monitor, or New-York Collection of Church Music: to which is prefixed, the Elementary Class-Book, being an Introduction to the Science of Music, arranged and systematised by William J. Edson. Together with a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, set pieces, and anthems, adapted to public woship... Third revised edition, enlarged and improved. Ephraim REED.
Musical Monitor, or New-York Collection of Church Music: to which is prefixed, the Elementary Class-Book, being an Introduction to the Science of Music, arranged and systematised by William J. Edson. Together with a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, set pieces, and anthems, adapted to public woship... Third revised edition, enlarged and improved.
Musical Monitor, or New-York Collection of Church Music: to which is prefixed, the Elementary Class-Book, being an Introduction to the Science of Music, arranged and systematised by William J. Edson. Together with a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, set pieces, and anthems, adapted to public woship... Third revised edition, enlarged and improved.
Musical Monitor, or New-York Collection of Church Music: to which is prefixed, the Elementary Class-Book, being an Introduction to the Science of Music, arranged and systematised by William J. Edson. Together with a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, set pieces, and anthems, adapted to public woship... Third revised edition, enlarged and improved.

Musical Monitor, or New-York Collection of Church Music: to which is prefixed, the Elementary Class-Book, being an Introduction to the Science of Music, arranged and systematised by William J. Edson. Together with a choice collection of psalm and hymn tunes, set pieces, and anthems, adapted to public woship... Third revised edition, enlarged and improved.

Ithaca: A.P. Searing & Co., 1824. Quarter dark brown leather with paper boards, leather label with titling gilt to spine. 1f. (recto title, verso copyright), 1f. (recto preface, verso "Dictionary of Musical Terms"), 33, ii-[iv], [33]-231, [i] (index) pp.

Contemporary ownership signature and several bars of manuscript musical notation to recto of front endpaper.

Binding quite worn, rubbed, and bumped, with considerable loss of paper to boards; hinges cracked. Somewhat browned and dampstained, especially at upper portion of leaves; many signatures detached; tears to inner margins of several leaves not significantly affecting text; some loss to several blank inner margins; other minor defects.

Reed was active as both a composer and tune book compiler in the Ithaca and Utica, New York areas in the early decades of the 19th century. Item #30636

Price: $75.00  other currencies

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