Parochial Harmony (Riley, William)

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Editor William Riley
Publisher. Info. London: for the editor, n.d. (ca.1762).
Misc. Notes Book bound together with Parochial Music Corrected.
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Work Title Parochial Harmony
Alternative. Title Parochial Harmony. Consisting of a Collection of Psalm-Tunes. In three and four Parts, by some of the most eminent ancient & modern Composers and others. Particularly adapted to the variety of Metres in the New Version of Psalms, and intended to supply the great Deficiency of Tunes in that Version. To which are added, Reasons for publishing this Collection and Remarks on other Publications of this Nature. By William Riley, Principal Teacher of Psalmody to the Charity Schools in London, Westminster and Parts adjacent.
Composer Riley, William
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IWR 1
First Publication. c.1762
Language English
Dedication all Lovers of Parochial Harmony
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 3-4 voices; 3-4 voices, continuo/organ

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