Social harmony, or a compilation of airs, duetts, and trios. Calculated for private devotion: most of which are fitted for the organ, or piano forte; also, a number of anthems and chorusses, suitable for churches and singing societies

Boston: printed by Thomas Badger, Jr., 1823. First edition, 4to, pp. 152; printed music throughout; likely original quarter calf over marbled boards; light dampstaining throughout, extremities rubbed and worn; good and sound. Music and lyrics for 76 tunes, primarily with a religious bent. "A great proportion of the music has never been printed before in this country, and is not to be obtained, except it be on sheets, or interspersed in expensive volumes of European music ... In some few instances , different words have been applied to the music." Nathaniel D. Gould (1781-1864) was an active teacher of singing schools (and penmanship). He claimed to have had 50,000 pupils. American Imprints 12711. Item #54606

Price: $150.00

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