Musica Ecclesiae, or Devotional Harmony

Musica Ecclesiae, or Devotional Harmony, Parts 1-3. These three volumes, compiled by Daniel Read* between 1826 and 1836 were edited in modern notation by Karl Kroeger* and Marie Kroeger (1935- ) as Musica Ecclesiae, or Devotional Harmony, Parts 1-3 (Recent Researches in American Music, volumes 48-50, Middleton, Wisconsin:  A-R Editions, 2004).    Part 1 includes 124 tunes, representing composers William Tans'ur*, Thomas Ravenscroft*, Thomas Arne*, Daniel Read, Martin Madan*, Jeremiah Clarke*, George Frideric Handel*, Timothy Swan*, Nikolaus Herman*, William Croft*, and William Billings*; there were 39 anonymous tunes.  At the end of Part 1 of the edition, a ‘Critical Report’(pp...

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