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By Robert J. Allison

A part of a sequence delivering designated details at the eras of pre-twentieth century the USA, this quantity comprises articles masking headlines and headline makers, awards, achievements and different enlightening and exciting evidence at the innovative period in the united states.

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Church Singing. In church singing the new music of James Lyons and William Billings would not have been possible without changes that made vocal training more accessible and popular and helped to disseminate a taste for music as an art, separate from the needs of religious devotion. The musical life of the colonies prior to and during the Revolutionary era was dominated by psalms. Psalms were part of the larger democratizing of scripture that the Protestant Reformation had set in motion with its commitment to reading and devotion in vernacular languages rather than in Latin.

AMERICAN ERAS: 1754-1783 Death of the Earl of Chatham in the House of Lords (1779-1781): painting by John Singleton Copley (Tale Gallery, London) Royal Patronage and the American School. By his example and his influence, West almost single-handedly paved the way for other American's artistic success in painting. West's later success with The Death of General Wolfe (1771) led him to the apex of the European art world. King George III. who became his friend, gave him a huge royal commission for a massive series of works, never to be completed, called The History of Revealed Religion.

Church Singing. In church singing the new music of James Lyons and William Billings would not have been possible without changes that made vocal training more accessible and popular and helped to disseminate a taste for music as an art, separate from the needs of religious devotion. The musical life of the colonies prior to and during the Revolutionary era was dominated by psalms. Psalms were part of the larger democratizing of scripture that the Protestant Reformation had set in motion with its commitment to reading and devotion in vernacular languages rather than in Latin.

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