Mission Music Of California: A Collection Of Old California Mission Hymns And Masses.

By: Silva OFM., Rev. Owen da.

Price: $180.00

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Folio - 32 x 23.5 cm.; [2] - xv - [5] - 132 - [8] pp. Rev. Owen da Silva transcribed and edited the music with the accompaniments and chirography by Arthur M. Bienbar. Mission sketches are by Paul A. Moore and the introduction is by the Hon. John Steven McGroarty. Besides the vignette-type illustrations by Moore, there are 11 plate reproductions. Contents briefly are: 'Misa de Cataluna' (4 male voices), Misa Viscaina (2 equal voices), Credo Parisiense (2 equal voices), 4 Gregorian Chants, 6 Motets, 2 Hymns (morning and evening) plus notes, sources, bibliography and an index. Professionally rebound retaining the original front paper with the gold lettering and paste-on paper illustration. Front board is half bound with corners and spine being a coarse beige linen whilst the back board is fully cloth covered with same. Warmly signed and inscribed by Fr. Owen on the half-title page to a John L. Keene. Signed again by Fr. da Silva on the title page. Approbations (both Franciscan and Diocesan) are present. This is #278 of the Patrons Limited Edition of 1000 copies of which 975 were originally for sale. Slight staining/spotting to the text block edges. Light brownish dampstain present on the lower gutter margins with no physical damage to the paper other than the discoloration and text is not affected. One instance of foxing on the limitation page and its facing page. Bookbinder's label affixed to back paste down. All-in-all, a quite handsome copy of this important collection.; Signed by Author

Title: Mission Music Of California: A Collection Of Old California Mission Hymns And Masses.

Author Name: Silva OFM., Rev. Owen da.

Categories: Other,

Edition: Limited/Numbered/Signed

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Warren F. Lewis, Publisher: 1941

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11177

Keywords: Catholic, Music, Franciscan, California, Misa De Cataluna, Misa Viscaina, Credo Parisiense, Vexila Regis, Ave Verum, Tantum Ergo, Gaudeamus, Ave Maria, Padre Nuestro, Santo, Sanctus, Stabat Mater, Requiem, Alabado, Liturgy, El Cantico Del Alba El Alabado Latingloria