By Karl Kroeger
William Billings (1746-1800) was once an important native-born composer of the yank colonial and Federal eras. He wrote hundreds and hundreds of choral compositions, which have been set to sacred or devotional texts to be used by way of church choirs, making a song faculties, and musical societies. highly regarded in his personal time, Billings's song was once denigrated through the 19th century while ecu kinds ruled American musical tastes. within the 20th century his genius used to be well-known, and his song is generally sung and studied. initially released in six tunebooks, the 338 extant items have been issued in a scholarly variation via the yank Musicological Society and The Colonial Society of Massachusetts as The whole Works of William Billings (4 vols., 1977-1990). the current catalog enhances the Complete Works through serving as a consultant to its contents and delivering a wealth of extra data.
Included for every composition are certain name; textual content resource; first line; technical details on size, meter, key, and melody; manuscript resources and contemporaneous reprints; bibliography and glossy recordings. an intensive record of works mentioned is via 5 indexes delivering entry to the fabric within the catalog by means of first line of textual content, Billings's anthem titles, textual content assets, musical shape (tune types), and musical incipits. The catalog offers for Billings's tune info just like that present in Schmeider's listings for Bach and Koechel's listings for Mozart.
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Catalog of the Musical Works of William Billings (Music Reference Collection) by Karl Kroeger