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Songs for a New Nation

By William Billings

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Songs for a New Nation composed by William Billings (1746-1800). Edited by Charles Nagel. For SATB Recorders; or Treble Viol, 2 Tenor Viols and Bass Viol. Recorder Quartets, String Quartets, Quintets etc.. Level 3 - Moderate. 4 performing scores. Published by Magnamusic Distributors Inc (MM.TR00067).

Billings:Songs for a New Nation - for Recorders (SATB) or Viols (tr/Tn/Tn/B)
Generally regarded as our first native-born musical genius, Billings first published book was engraved by his friend, Paul Revere, and has been described as a "musical Declaration of Independence." The composer deliberately rejected European Classical models and developed his own vigorous and highly personal style.Four performing scores in a folder. Contents: Chester, Medway, Hartford, Camden, North Providence, Dunstable, Brattle Street, Cohasset, Great Plain, St Enoch for a Thanksgiving after a Victory, and Washington Street. Wonderful lyrics included.

  • Chester 
  • Medway 
  • Hartford 
  • Camden 
  • North Providence 
  • Dunstable 
  • Brattle Street 
  • Cohasset 
  • Great Plain 
  • St Enoch for a Thanksgiving after a Victory 
  • Washington Street 

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