Convention King: Containing Songs, Quartets and Choruses, Sacred and Secular Music; and a Complete Elementary Department for the Use of Musical Conventions, The Social Circle, and the Singing School

Kinsey, J.F.

Published by C.H. Ditson & Co., New York, 1879
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Title: Convention King: Containing Songs, Quartets ...

Publisher: C.H. Ditson & Co., New York

Publication Date: 1879

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Printing


Oversized oblong tan paper-covered boards with black lettering. Rubbing to all edges. Corners bumped and rubbed to boards. Fray to head and heel of spine. Previous owner signature to upper margin of front board. Paper to rear hinge is beginning to split. Endpapers and pastedowns show soil, text is overall clean and bright, the occasional thumb smudge. "It has been the aim of the author to make this book for teachers, one which they can use successfully from the country singing-school up to the convention and institute. It contains one hundred and ninety-two pages, forty of which are devoted to elementary principles and practical sparkling exercises for teaching purposes, a splendid Glee and Chorus Department, and an excellent selection of Hymns, Tunes and Anthems, for use in church service. Also several choruses taken from the works of the Old Masters, which greatly add to the merits of the book." (from the Preface). Bookseller Inventory # D83113

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