Old Stoughton musical society

an historical and informative record of the oldest choral society in America, together with interesting data of its organization, meetings, reunions and outings, and a complete list of past and present officers and members by Old Stoughton Musical Society (Mass.)

Publisher: Stoughton printing company in [Stoughton, Mass

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    • Musicians -- New England.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementillustrated, compiled and published in accordance with a vote of the society, January 1, 1928.
      ContributionsStandish, Lemuel Wilbur, 1858- , ed., Capen, William Howard, 1871- , comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML200.8.S8 O6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., 9-188 p., 1 l. :
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6727895M
      LC Control Number29010444
      OCLC/WorldCa9924729

  The age of the Old Stoughton Musical Society, which was founded on Nov. 7, , and is believed to be the oldest continuous operating choral society in America. The years that Christian Science founder Mary Baker Eddy lived at Central St., spending a great deal of the time writing. The year that Stoughton became a town.   Among the participants will be the Old Stoughton Musical Society, founded in and the oldest continuous operating choral society in the country. All of these events will be broadcast on. A slightly altered version of this text and the music by Billings was recorded in by the Old Stoughton Musical Society for their LP album, "An Appeal to Heaven".. The modern American composer William Schuman employed the tune of "Chester" in his New England Triptych () and later expanded it into his Chester Overture.. Bernard Herrmann quoted the tune prominently in his score for .   In , a weekend music festival celebrated the th anniversary of the City of Boston. The former Stoughton Musical Society, now the “Old Stoughton Musical Society—it was renamed in – preformed the final concert that, in turn, ended with singing the song’s first verse.

In , the Stoughton Public Library was established. The oldest choral society in the United States is located in Stoughton. Founded in as The Stoughton Musical Society, it is now known as the Old Stoughton Musical Society. In , this musical society distinguished itself by performing several concerts at the World's Columbian.   This town is home to the oldest chorale society in the United States (The Old Stoughton Musical Society), which dates back to November 7, (when it was known as the Stoughton Musical Society.   By day, this is the Stoughton Historical Society. By night – at least a few dozen times a year – it’s a rehearsal space for the Old Stoughton Musical Society. Four women, all music lovers, were gathered with me. One of them, Mary Thomas, is a member of the choir and secretary of the board. Old Stoughton Musical Society. Books. Saratoga - Richard Ketchum. Movies. Beasts of the Southern Wild. Television. Mad Men. Friends of the Stoughton Poor Farm Cemetery, Stoughton Recreation Department, Jersey County Historical Society, Stoughton Massachusetts Scrapbook-Photos & Memories, Easton Historical Society.

In , she left Stoughton and for the next 15 years played at several churches on the South Shore, only to return to Stoughton in She has sung in several community choruses, including the Old Stoughton Musical Society, often times being a soprano soloist.   Rita was a member of the choir for St. John’s and St. Bridget’s in Abington. She was also a member of Old Stoughton Musical Society. She enjoyed listening to music, knitting, crocheting, trivia, word searches, and puzzle books. She is survived by a brother, Joseph W. Bergeron, Jr. of Mashpee; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and.   SING & BE HAPPY! Singing makes you happy and helps you heal. Come sing with the Old Stoughton Musical Society - the oldest continuing musical society in America. Rehearsals start at p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at the Trinity Episcopal Church, Sumner St., Stoughton. Auditions will be immediately after rehearsal for new members.

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The Old Stoughton Musical Society was originally founded in and is the oldest continuous operating choral society in America according to the Guinness Book. THE OLD STOUGHTON MUSICAL SOCIETY An Historical and Informative Record of the Oldest Choral Society in America Hardcover – January 1, by (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, Author: (music). The general passages of the book are first name - last name, with the exception of the biography pages where I have reversed them for easier searching.

Lemuel W. Standish, The Old Stoughton Musical Society. An historical and informative record of the Oldest Choral Society in America. The Old Stoughton Musical Society (OSMS) - still exists and is now the OLDEST CONTINUING CHORAL SOCIETY IN THE USA. It was organized on November 7, This musical society was officially recognized by The Guinness Book of Records in as the oldest in the U.S.A., thanks to material provided by Roger Hall.

LIST OF MUSIC BOOKS. Mentioned in the Records of the Society, Used in the Different Periods, Copies of Which Are in the Society's Library. Worcester Collection of Sacred Harmony, by Oliver Holden, Thompson and Andrews. Bridgewater Collection, Richardson and Lord, Boston, Old Hundred Collection of Sacred Music, Boston, Boston Handel and Haydn Society.

The Society had now published a book and Old Stoughton musical society book Nov. 10,at Samuel Johnson's, Sharon, Thos. French, Nathan Atherton, Friend Crane and Benj.

Richards were chosen a committee to see on what terms Marsh & Capen would print seventy-two additional pages of music and bind the same with the volume recently published by them as the Stoughton. The Old Stoughton Music Society is the oldest musical society in the entire country, founded in It’s our claim to fame.

(in addition to the Suffolk Resolves and inventing the modern baseball!) The OSMS logo is part of the Stoughton Town Seal. At its height in the s, the society had over members. Dropped dead in the street with Mss.

of music and a Spelling Book in his pocket. Inhe published "Oriental Harmony," and "Northern Harmony," in He is the author of "Turner," "Hallowell," "Buckfield," &c, not John, his brother, who was a composer also, and published a book of sacred music, entitled "The World of Music.".

The Old Stoughton Musical Society. Lemuel W. Standish, The Old Stoughton Musical Society. An historical and informative record of the Oldest Choral Society in America. Together with interesting data of its organization, meetings, reunions and outings, and a. Old Stoughton Musical Society, Stoughton, Massachusetts.

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Get this from a library. The Old Stoughton musical society: an historical and informative record of the oldest choral society in America, together with interesting data of its organization, meetings, reunions and outings, and a complete list of past and present officers and members.

[Lemuel Wilbur Standish; William Howard Capen; Old Stoughton Musical Society (Mass.)]. Previous: Back to Main History Page: Next AN HISTORICAL ADDRESS.

By Samuel Bradley Noyes [The following historical address was composed and delivered by Hon. Samuel Bradley Noyes, of Canton, at the Centennial Celebration of the Society, held in Stoughton in The address is supplemented by historical attenda, contributed by Mrs.

Mary Matilda Jones, of Stoughton, and Sanford Waters Billings. Stoughton Old Home Week - “Stoughton is a wonderful place now all dressed up like a Christmas tree”. This postcard was mailed in Stoughton J at 7 a.m. from the U.S. Post Office located in the Town Hall and made it to Randolph post office by 1 p.m.

- amazing to think how long it to send an email years later - faster then it did for you to read this post. He was a member of P GAR.

Porter became a member of the Old Stoughton Musical Society in and served as the society’s president from to This particular student admitted that she has never enjoyed living in Stoughton, but that working on this project left her feeling more closely connected to her community.

Mission. A recording of OLD STOUGHTON is included on the DVD. Here is the first page of original journal of the Stoughton Musical Society: The Stoughton Musical Society (now called Old Stoughton Musical Society or OSMS), was organized on November 7,and it is now the oldest choral society in the U.S.A.

Their members were from Stoughton and. The Old Stoughton Musical Society is the oldest continuous operating choral society in America, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

The Society performed at the Stoughton Civil War Re-enactment on J We are looking for new members to help continue this historical tradition. The Old Stoughton Musical Society's Second Fall Music Festival. Old West Church, Boston, Massachusetts NovemberThe Old Stoughton Musical Society (OSMS), organized on November 7,is the oldest surviving choral society in the United States of America.

Their First Fall Music Festival was held in Bridgewater, Massachusetts in list of officers. of the. old stoughton musical society.

from nov. 7, to jan. 1, "Beginning Old Stoughton Musical Society: Capt. Samuel Talbot, leader." That is both misleading and incorrect.

Though there were documented singing meetings held in town inthe Old Stoughton Musical Society did not begin until it was officially organized in and its leader was Elijah Dunbar not Capt. Samuel Talbot. In the Stoughton Musical Society was challenged to a contest by the chorus of the First Parish Church in nearby Dorchester.

The Stoughton singers confidently picked up the gauntlet. America’s first singing contest was on. It was natural that singers from Stoughton and Dorchester should compete. Stoughton, Mass., had once been part of southwestern [ ].

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Oldies music — as in centuries-old music — is the forte of Roger Lee Hall of Stoughton. The musician and music historian has created a variety of CDs honoring American music from as far back. The history of the old Stoughton Redman Farm formerly on the lands of the Punkapoag Indians, now located in the town of Canton, Massachusetts.

History of Doty's Tavern written as an article by Daniel T. Huntoon in July, Lemuel W. Standish, The Old Stoughton Musical Society. An historical and informative record of the Oldest Choral. Organized inthe Stoughton Musical Society is America's oldest performing musical organization.

For over two centuries it has had many distinguished accomplishments. Inwhen incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the name was changed to Old Stoughton Musical Society and it has retained that designation.

On Nov. 7,the Stoughton Musical Society was officially organized when 25 men were listed in a membership book. This was the beginning of the oldest musical society in the U.S. This is a fact that many are unaware of in town and a distinction that. The oldest choral society in the United States is located in Stoughton.

Founded in as The Stoughton Musical Society, it is now known as the Old Stoughton Musical Society. It has the oldest constitution of any musical society in the United States, written inonly a few weeks after the United States Constitution.

The Old Stoughton Musical Society is the oldest continuously operating musical society in the country according to the Guiness World Book of Records. The society has been in operation since. This was a singing contest that demonstrated what singing skill was like in early New England and continued on with the Stoughton Musical Society -- now The Old Stoughton Musical Society - the oldest surviving singing society in the U.S.A., founded in First printing in the U.S.

of Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus". The Old Stoughton Musical Society is a Massachusetts Non-Profit Corporation filed on Febru The company's File Number is listed as The company's principal address is 77 Kim Terrace Post Office BoxStoughton, MA Location: Massachusetts (MA).

Stoughton Maxim Fire Engine # 2 T-shirts - $ These items may be purchased by mail. Send your check to Stoughton Historical Society, BoxStoughton MA Include $4 for postage for books and $5 for large maps.(*) Archivist’s Report.

We provided copies of research on Isaac Stearns family from Vital Records to. Among the participants was the Old Stoughton Musical Society, founded in and the oldest continuous operating choral society in the country.

Renee LeBlanc is .According to the musical society's history book, the Stoughton singers met a chorus from the nearby First Parish Church in Dorchester about the year This is believed to be the first singing contest held in America.Old Stoughton Musical Society: Massachusetts: Canadian National Institute for the Blind: CNIB Library Music Library, Old Cabell Hall: Episcopal: German Rare Books and Special Collections: Pennsylvania.