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William Billings 17461800 is known as the father of American

William Billings 17461800 is known as the father of American

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William Billings (1746-1800) is known as the father of American choral music

Billings connection to the oldest surviving musical society, organized in 1786, and still in exxistence:

Memorial Plaque in Boston:

His funeral was announced in the Columbian Centinel: "Died- Mr. William Billings, the celebrated music composer. His funeral will be tomorrow at 4 o'clock, ...

The presentation ceremony took place in 1976 at The Common and included the singing of the best known piece by Billings and the most popular war song ...

Plaque dedicated to Billings at the Boylston Street gate of the cemetery. B… more

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Cobham (William Billings)

William Billings

I can't believe I've never done a post on Billings, one of my favorite composers. Here's excerpts from some program notes I wrote on him a ...

William Billings plaque

Growing & Learning By Example

... Boston - Boston Common: Central Burying Ground - William Billings | by wallyg

where William Billings taught a singing school which became the oldest surving musical society in America:

William Billings (1746-1800), is considered by many to be the foremost representative of early American music. Billings was born in Boston on October 7, ...

Eccentric Hymn Composer William Billings - 1701-1800 Church History Timeline

History of Billings music Virtually all of Billings music was written for four-part chorus

William Billings

A Virgin Unspotted | William Billings

Music Review: Let All Things Now Living, arr. Duane Funderburk

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Shiloh, by William Billings

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White Hurricane — Jerry Blackstone, Moses Hogan, William Billings, William Hawley, University of Michigan Chamber Choir, Kristin Kuster, ...

White Hurricane — Jerry Blackstone, Moses Hogan, William Billings, William Hawley, University

[MAJESTY by William Billings, 1778]

The following image is a dedication written by William Billings in a volume of 3 of his collections given to an acquaintance, and a note by the recipient ...

1 William Billings (October 7, 1746 – September 26, 1800)

We have prepared a collection of sheet music created as PDF files with some of the Christmas choral music composed by William Billings.

William Billings – Haverhill

William Billings (1746-1800) is known as the father of American choral music. Here is "Creation" from Billings's "The Continental Harmony.

Skylark - Seven words from the cross - Sono Luminus. William Billings ...

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The Music Of William Billings

I Am The Rose Of Sharon (SATB)

In the latter part of the twentieth century a Billings revival occurred, and a sumptuous

Early American music, unusual & unique music, and ephemera collection.

where William Billings taught a singing school which became the oldest surving musical society in America:

NOW SHALL MY INWARD JOYS ARISE - Isaac Watts/William Billings/arr. Timothy Shaw

Lift Up Your Eyes (1786) - William Billings (from The Suffolk Harmony)

1 Yankee Doodle

William Billings (1746-1800) is known as the father of American choral music. Here is "Creation" from Billings's "The Continental Harmony.

White Hurricane — Jerry Blackstone, Moses Hogan, William Billings, William Hawley, University of Michigan Chamber Choir, Kristin Kuster, ...

New England Psalm Singer Engraved by Paul Revere ...

"It was about this time (1774) that that eccentric genius, William Billings (born in ...

Easter Anthem - William Billings

Skylark Vocal Ensemble, John Sheppard, Hildegard von Bingen, Francis Poulenc, William Billings, Jaakko Mantyjarvi, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Frederick Buckley, ...

Raymond C. Hamrick, seated, among Sacred Harp singers led by Dewey P. Williams and Hugh McGraw at the 1970 Festival of American Folklife, Washington, DC.

of an Anthem composed by Billings.

The first printing of William Billings's “Africa,” in his tunebook The Psalm-singer's Amusement (1781), courtesy of the Archives and Manuscript Dept., ...

William Billings • 1746 – 1800 ...

There is this audio album on the disc:

Classical Music in the USA – 1 – Billings, Gottschalk, Foster

William Billings ...

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“Mear” in the first edition of William Little and William Smith's The Easy Instructor (1801), the first book to use shape-notes. Courtesy of the Archives ...

The Old Stoughton Musical Society (OSMS), organized in 1786, is the oldest choral society in the United States of America.

William Billings (1746-1800) is known as the father of American choral music. Here is "Creation" from Billings's "The Continental Harmony.

Raymond C. Hamrick's “John 3:37,” from The Georgian Harmony.

Music in Stoughton: A Brief Survey

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194th Annual Concert of The Old Stoughton Musical Society "

Robert William Billings

AFS #01 – The Revolutionaries

Cover of the special William Billings issue of the Quarterly Journal of Music Teaching and Learning, courtesy of Richard Colwell.

Father Kemp and the Old Folks Concerts

New England Songster

A collection of unique sheet music on American themes, ...

Excerpt from Songs and Ballads of the Revolution. [The New England magazine. / Volume 19, Issue 4, Dec 1895] Written by Lydia Bolles Newcomb

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The tempos associated with the various moods of time, according to William Billings. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

... to the Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, where they now join the second largest collection of English and American hymnody and psalmody in the ...

In the recent HBO miniseries about John Adams (pictured at left), in episode 1, there is a scene where the Boston patriots are meeting and at the end of the ...

Front cover of D. H. Mansfield's American Vocalist (1849). Courtesy of the Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.

24 William Billings American Composer (1746-1800) Among (if not) the first American-Born Composer (Boston) Most output was sacred –The New England ...

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I. Pilgrims, Puritans, and Reformer

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C. K. G. Billings

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The signers of the Declaration of Independence

Billings's Boston is one of my favorite Christmas songs. Here it is, angels and all:

John Shaw Billings