Sacred Music (Anstey, Thomas)
Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
London: [printed by C. Maund] for the Author, n.d. (c.1824)
Printer's name on final page: C. Maund Engr. & Printer 5, Stephen St. Rathbone Pla.
|Work Title||Sacred Music|
|Alternative Title||Sacred Music, in Two Volumes. The Words from the Bible and Milton's Works, in Solo, Duet, Trio & Quartett; with a Motet for the Orchestra, by Thomas Anstey, Esqr. Formerly of Peter House College, Cambridge.|
|Movements/Sections||26 anthems, 1 motet, 1 ode
|First Publication||1824 (2nd edition c.1830)|
|Librettist||Bible; John Milton|
|Dedication||The King (George IV)|
|Instrumentation||voice, organ/piano; choir, org/pf; choir, orchestra|
- See the advert in The London Literary Gazette, 1824-03-20:
- THE SACRED MUSIC of THOMAS ANSTEY, Esq will be published in the ensuing Month of April. A Prospectus of the Work may be seen at Messrs. Mayhew's; Birchall's; and Mitchell's, Bond-street; D'Almaine's, Soho-square; the Royal Harmonic Institution, Regent-street; and at Mr. Loder's, Grove, Bath: who respectively will receive directions for forwarding the Copies of the Work which have been already, and shall be, bespoken.