Bethel Chapel tune books

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  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 1663
  • Dates of Creation
      ca.1801-1825
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      2 vols Volume 1 is paginated 1-76 in a contemporary hand; p.77 is torn. Selected contents-list pasted inside back board. "Improved manuscript music book" printed on front. Volume 2 is bound in grey paper covers, with contents listed on the inside front cover.
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Scope and Content

Contain collections of popular hymn tunes

Administrative / Biographical History

Bethel, meaning a place of worship or house of God, was a common name for a meeting house or chapel, amongst Nonconformist denominations, (especially Baptist or Methodist). There is no indication in these volumes of a specific location or allegiance

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bought from Quaritch (Phillips sale, 9 November 2001)

Note

In English

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