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An introduction to the skill of musick, [microform] : in three books the first contains, I. The grounds and principles of musick according to the gamut, being newly written, and made more easie for young practitioners, according to the method now in practice, by an eminent master in that science, II. Instructions and lessons for the treble, tenor, and bass-viols, and also for the treble-violin, III. The art of descant, or, Composing music in parts, made very plain and easie by the late Mr. Henry Parcell / by John Playford
Bib ID 833621
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Playford, John, 1623-1686?
 
Edition The thirteenth edition. 
Description London : Printed by E. Jones for Henry Playford, and sold by hi m at his shop ..., 1697 
[5], ix, [1], 134 p. : ill., music. 
Series

Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1511:5.

Notes

Engraved frontispiece portrait of Playford.

Parts II and III each have special t.p.

"An introduction to the art of descant, or, Composing musick in parts" (part III) attributed in earlier editions to Thomas Campion and Christopher Simpson.

Reproduction of original in the Harvard University Library.

Cited In

Wing P2485

Reproduction Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1984. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1511:5) 
Subjects Music -- Handbooks, manuals etc. -- Early works to 1800.  |  Violin -- Instruction and study -- Early works to 1800.  |  Counterpoint.
Other authors/contributors Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695  |  Simpson, Christopher, -1669  |  Campion, Thomas, 1567-1620. Art of descant
Available From University Microfilms International  University Microfilms International, 300 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48106 

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