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William Billings of Boston

Eighteenth-Century Composer

William Billings of Boston( )
Author: McKay, David Phares
Crawford, Richard
Series title:Princeton Legacy Library
ISBN:978-0-691-19845-3
Publication Date:Mar 2019
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

The foremost American musician of the eighteenth century, William Billings wrote more than three hundred compositions and six musical collections at a time when Americans were singing almost nothing but British music. In this study, David McKay and Richard Crawford depict the man, his music, and his place in the tradition of American psalmody. The authors examine Billings' methods, innovations, and interaction with the Boston society in which he lived, placing overall emphasis...
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Pages:320
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.934 x 9.906 Inches



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