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Billings, William 1746-1800

Overview
Works: 859 works in 1,449 publications in 3 languages and 15,892 library holdings
Genres: Anthems  Music  Suites  Tune books  Vocal music  Symphonies  History  Songs and music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Overtures 
Roles: Author, Composer, Printer, Lyricist, Librettist, Attributed name, Editor, Correspondent
Classifications: ML410.B588, 783.454
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The continental harmony by William Billings( )

18 editions published between 1794 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of William Billings by William Billings( )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continental harmony by William Billings( )

15 editions published between 1794 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Psalm-singer's amusement : containing a number of fuging pieces and anthems by William Billings( )

14 editions published between 1781 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New England triptych : three pieces for orchestra after William Billings by William Schuman( )

11 editions published in 1957 in 3 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthems and fuging tunes by William Billings( )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake ev'ry breath by William Billings( Recording )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical and program notes by William Crawford, vocal texts, selected bibliography and discography (11 p.) inserted in container
The singing master's assistant, or Key to practical music : Being an abridgement from the New-England psalm-singer ; together with several other tunes, never before published. by William Billings( )

25 editions published between 1778 and 1950 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angels : a miracle play for singers, actors and instruments ; Modern music by William Ferris( )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continental harmony : containing a number of anthems, fuges, and chorusses, in several parts. : Never before published. by William Billings( )

14 editions published in 1794 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Land of pure delight : anthems and fuging tunes by William Billings( Recording )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadowcatcher by Eric Ewazen( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of William Billings by William Billings( Recording )

7 editions published between 1900 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psalm-singer's amusement : Containing a number of fuging pieces and anthems by William Billings( )

13 editions published in 1781 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Massachusetts harmony : Being a new collection of psalm tunes, fuges [sic] and anthems( )

15 editions published between 1784 and 1786 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American festival overture ; New England triptych by William Schuman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Suffolk harmony : consisting of psalm tunes, fuges and anthems. by William Billings( )

13 editions published between 1786 and 2018 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to William Schuman by William Schuman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in the Seattle Opera House on Oct. 15, 1991 (1st work), Sept. 24-25, 1990 (2nd work), Jan. 20, 1991 (3rd work), and Jan. 5, 7, 1992 (4th work)
The New-England psalm-singer: or, American chorister : Containing a number of psalm-tunes, anthems and canons. In four and five parts. (Never before published.) by William Billings( )

19 editions published between 1770 and 2012 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goostly psalmes Anglo-American psalmody 1550-1800 by His Majestie's Clerkes (Musical group)( Recording )

4 editions published in 1996 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Billings, W. 1746-1800

Billings, W. (William), 1746-1800

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Languages
English (210)

French (1)

German (1)