The Musician's Companion (Howe, Elias)

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Arranger A.F. Knight and H. Seipp
Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson, n.d. (1850).
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Publisher. Info. Boston: Charles H. Keith, 1843.
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Publisher. Info. Boston: Elias Howe, 1844.
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General Information

Work Title The Musician's Companion
Alternative. Title
Composer Howe, Elias
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 volumes
First Publication. 1842
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation various. open treble staff, flute, violin, clarinet, cello, bass.


Misc. Comments

  • I. First Part of the Musician's Companion: containing 18 setts of cotillions arranged with figures, and a large number of popular marches, quick-steps, waltzes, hornpipes, contra dances, songs, &c. several of which are in three parts - first, second, & bass, for the Flute, Violin, Clarionett, Bass-Viol [i.e. Cello or Double Bass - not gamba viol], &c. Also, several New and Popular Pieces in 6 and 8 parts, for a Brass Band, viz. Eb Bugle, Bb Bugle, Bb Post Horn, Bb Cornopean, Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, First Orphecleide [sic], Second Orphecleide, &c. containing in all over 300 pieces of music, more than 100 of which are original. Compiled by Elias Howe Jr. and arranged by Messrs. A.F. Knight and H. Seipp, of the Boston Brigade Band.
  • II. Second Part of the Musician's Companion: containing 36 setts of cotillions arranged with figures, and a large number of popular marches, quick-steps, waltzes, hornpipes, contra dances, songs, &c. several of which are in three parts - first, second, & bass, for the Flute, Violin, Clarionett, Bass-Viol, &c. containing in all over 400 pieces of music, more than 100 of which are original. Compiled by Elias Howe, Jr.
  • III. Third Part of the Musician's Companion: containing 40 setts of cotillions arranged with figures, and a large number of popular marches, quick-steps, waltzes, hornpipes, contra dances, songs, &c. several of which are in three parts - first, second, & bass, for the Flute, Violin, Clarionett, Bass-Viol, &c. containing in all over 500 pieces of music, more than 150 of which are original, or have never before been published in this country. Compiled by Elias Howe, Jr.