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Improved and Select Psalmody



Number -- Status114 -- Included
Full TitleImproved and Select Psalmody
Author(s)Loder, E. J.
PublisherD'Almaine & Co., London
Year of Publication1841
ISBN
Chants numbered continuouslyNo
Psalms associated with chants - Pointed text includedNo/No
Sets of chants for certain psalmsNo
Separate selections of psalms includedNo
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Additional comments chants starting at page no. 24; the tenor part is not always clearly identified, so some judgement is used as to whether the tenor coincides with the alto or the bass line. Chants are unnumbered in the book, for the index they are numbered on a per page basis.


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p-n T Key Composer Finger
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Psalms/
Notes
24-1 D C Jones, John   -5   2  -2   0   0
24-2 D c Jones, John    3  -1  -2  -1   1 (3, 3) bar 6, 2nd note: treble/alto should have F-sharp, as tenor and bass
24-3 D G Not specified   -1  -2   2   1   0
25-1 D C Loder, Edward James [Purcell, Henry ]    2   1   5   0  -1 attribution "Arranged from Purcell"; it is assumed that the arrangement is by Loder
25-2 D D Loder, Edward James   -1  -2  -5   0   5 Unison, no. 3 is the harmonised form
25-3 D D Loder, Edward James   -1  -2  -5   0   5 harmonised form of no. 2
26-1 D D Jones, John   -3  -4  -5   9   1 (23, -) Wrong key signature: should be D-major, not A-major
26-2 D E♭ Randall, John {Anonymous (i.e. not specified)}   -7   2   2   3   5 (70, -) attribution: "Old, Author uncertain"; there is a striking similarity with the chant by Randall, so it is here attributed to Randall
26-3 D a Wainwright, John    0   2   2   0  -2 ( 1, 22) attributed to "Wainwright". Not clear which one, for now attributed to John on the basis of the discussion in the ACAS group on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/116338045052961/2667885919898148/?comment_id=2674387862581287¬if_id=1573134880360532¬if_t=group_comment)
27-1 D C Anonymous [Handel, Georg Frederic]    4  -2  -2   0   2 ( 1, 1) attribution "Arranged from Handel"; assumed to be by Loder
27-2 D C Loder, Edward James [Purcell, Henry ] {Anonymous (i.e. not specified)}   -5   2  -5   5  -2 attribution "Arranged from Purcell"; assumed to be by Loder
27-3 S F Smithers    0   1   2   2  -7 ( 1, 2)
27-4 S A Battishill, Jonathan   -5   9  -2   3  -1 (60, -)
28-1 S C Humphrey, Pelham {Hayes, William}    0   0  -1   0   1 (80, 10) attributed to "Hayes", but this is Humphrey's Grand Chant
28-2 S A Nares, James    2   2   1   2  -7 ( 1, 2)
28-3 S F Battishill, Jonathan   -2  -1   5   2   1 ( 1, 3)
28-4 S G Byrd, William    0   2   3   0  -1 (19, 1)
28-5 S F White    0  -2  -1   3   2 ( 1, 1) tenor part unclear, probably following alto line
28-6 S e Miller, J.   -5   1  -1  -4   2 Unison