WorldCat Identities

Adgate, Andrew 1762-1793

Overview
Works: 30 works in 187 publications in 1 language and 2,218 library holdings
Genres: Music  Textbooks  Hymns, English 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Composer
Classifications: Z1215, 093
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Andrew Adgate
Philadelphia harmony, or, A collection of psalm tunes, hymns, and anthems, selected by A. Adgate together with the Rudiments of music, on a new and improved plan. by Andrew Adgate( Book )

48 editions published between 1789 and 1807 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudiments of music by Andrew Adgate( Book )

29 editions published between 1788 and 1811 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Select psalms and hymns for the use of Mr. Adgate's pupils: and proper for all singing-schools by Andrew Adgate( Book )

11 editions published in 1787 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introductory lessons, practised by the Uranian Society, held at Philadelphia for promoting the knowledge of vocal music Jan[.] 1, 1785( Book )

8 editions published in 1785 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philadelphia, June 1, 1785 Plan of Mr. Adgate's institution for diffusing more generally the knowledge of vocal music by Andrew Adgate( Book )

8 editions published in 1785 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Philadelphia songster Part I. Being a collection of choice songs ; such as are calculated to please the ear, while they improve the mind, and make the heart better. by Andrew Adgate( Book )

8 editions published in 1789 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philadelphia harmony : or, A collection of psalm tunes, hymns, and anthems by Andrew Adgate( )

15 editions published between 1788 and 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Adgate, a music teacher, selected these pieces and printed Philadelphia Harmony in his business at Philadelphia in 1788. A common way to determine the popularity of a hymn tune in the late 18th century was how many times the tune was republished. Thirty-two of the fifty-six tunes published in Philadelphia Harmony were among the forty most popular hymn tunes in America at that time
Rudiments of music by Andrew Adgate( )

4 editions published between 1788 and 1803 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introductory lessons, practised by the Uranian Society held at Philadelphia for promoting the knowledge of vocal music. Jan. 1, 1785( )

2 editions published in 1785 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uranian instructions, or, Lessons explaining the gamut, keys, and other characters used in vocal music by Andrew Adgate( Book )

1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Selection of sacred harmony, containing, lessons explaining the gamut, keys, and characters used in vocal music; and a rich variety of tunes by Andrew Adgate( )

1 edition published in 1797 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philadelphia harmony, or, A collection of psalm tunes, hymns and anthems selected by A. Adgate : together with the Rudiments of music on a new and improved plan by Andrew Adgate( )

1 edition published in 1796 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lecture containing a short history of mechanics : and of useful arts and manufactures ... by Absalom Aimwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1795 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A selection of sacred harmony : containing lessons explaining the gamut, keys and characters used in vocal music : also a rich variety of tunes by Andrew Adgate( )

1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityAimwell, Absalom

Adgate, A. 1762-1793

Adgate, A. (Andrew), 1762-1793

Adgate, Andrew d. 1793

Andrew Adgate American conductor

Languages
English (181)