Parochial Music Corrected (Riley, William)

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Publisher. Info. London: for the author, 1762.
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Work Title Parochial Music Corrected
Alternative. Title Parochial Music Corrected containing Remarks on the Performance of Psalmody in Country Churches, and on the ridiculous and profane Manner of Singing practised by the Methodists; Reflections on the bad Performance of Psalmody in London, Westminster, &c. with some Hints for the Improvement of it in Public Worship; Observations on the Choice and Qualifications of Parish-Clerks; the Utility of Teaching Charity-Children Psalmody and Hymns; the Use of Organs, and the Performance of Organists. By William Riley, Principal Teacher of Psalmody to the Charity-Schools in London, Westminster, and Parts adjacent. To which are added, A Scarce and Valuable Collection of Psalm-Tunes by the late Dr Blow, Dr Croft, and Mr Jeremiah Clarke; with a great Number of New Tunes in Three and Four Parts, and of different Measures, Composed on Purpose for this Work, by some of the Principal Composers and Organists in London.
Composer Riley, William
First Publication. 1762
Language English
Dedication Sir Robert Ladbroke, and the trustees and subscribers to the charity-schools within the bills of mortality
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque