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An Introduction to the Skill of Musick [electronic resource]: In Three Books: By John Playford. Containing I. The Grounds and Principles of Musick, According to the Gamui: In the Most Easie Method, for Young Practitioners. II. Instructions and Lessons for the Treble, Tenor and Bass-Viols; And Also for the Treble-Violin. III. The Art of Descant, or Composing Musick in Parts: Made Very Plain and Easie by the Late Mr. Henry Purcell

Playford, John
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed by W. Pearson, for Henry Playford, at his Shop in the Temple-Change, Fleet-Street; and John Sprint at the Bell in Little-Britain, 1703.
Edition
The fifteenth edition. Corrected, and done on the new ty'd-note
Language
English
Uniform Title
Breefe Introduction to the Skill of Musick
Description
[18], 80, 91-180, [2] p., plate : ill.,music,port. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Originally published in 1654 as: A breefe introduction to the skill of musick.
  • In three books.
  • Book II has a separate titlepage: 'An introduction. To the playing on the bass, tenor, and treble-viols; and also on the treble-violin.'.
  • Book III has a separate titlepage: 'An introduction to the art of descant: or, composing musick in parts. .. With the additions of the late Mr. Henry Purcell'.
  • With a final advertisement leaf.
  • Text and register are continuous despite the pagination.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T135473.
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