Book/Printed Material Musick's monument; or, A remembrancer of the best practical musick, both divine, and civil, that has ever been known, to have been in the world. Divided into three parts. The first part, shews a necessity of singing psalms well, in parochial churches, or not to sing at all; directing, how they may be well sung, certainly; by two several ways, or means; with an assurance of a perpetual national-quire; and also shewing how cathedral musick, may be much improved, and refined. The second part, treats the noble lute ... directing the most ample way, for the use of the theorboe ... Shewing a general way of procuring invention, and playing voluntarily, upon the lute, viol, or any other instrument; with two pritty devices; the one, shewing how to translate lessons, from one tuning, or instrument, to another; the other, an indubitable way, to know the best tuning, upon any instrument: both done by example. In the third part, the generous viol ... is treated upon; with some curious observations, never before handled, concerning it, and musick in general

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Title

  • Musick's monument; or, A remembrancer of the best practical musick, both divine, and civil, that has ever been known, to have been in the world. Divided into three parts. The first part, shews a necessity of singing psalms well, in parochial churches, or not to sing at all; directing, how they may be well sung, certainly; by two several ways, or means; with an assurance of a perpetual national-quire; and also shewing how cathedral musick, may be much improved, and refined. The second part, treats the noble lute ... directing the most ample way, for the use of the theorboe ... Shewing a general way of procuring invention, and playing voluntarily, upon the lute, viol, or any other instrument; with two pritty devices; the one, shewing how to translate lessons, from one tuning, or instrument, to another; the other, an indubitable way, to know the best tuning, upon any instrument: both done by example. In the third part, the generous viol ... is treated upon; with some curious observations, never before handled, concerning it, and musick in general

Names

  • Mace, Thomas, -1709?

Created / Published

  • London : Printed by T. Radcliffe, and N. Thompson, for the author, 1676.

Headings

  • -  Music theory--Early works to 1800
  • -  Church music--Early works to 1800
  • -  Lute--Instruction and study--Early works to 1800
  • -  Stringed instruments--Early works to 1800

Notes

  • -  Contains music, in tablature.

Medium

  • 10 p. l., 272 p. : front. (port.) illus., diagr. ; 32 x 20 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT340 .M14
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item M-002, Reel 115 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

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  • 04007457

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Mace, Thomas, -1709?. Musick's monument; or, A remembrancer of the best practical musick, both divine, and civil, that has ever been known, to have been in the world. Divided into three parts. The first part, shews a necessity of singing psalms well, in parochial churches, or not to sing at all; directing, how they may be well sung, certainly; by two several ways, or means; with an assurance of a perpetual national-quire; and also shewing how cathedral musick, may be much improved, and refined. The second part, treats the noble lute ... directing the most ample way, for the use of the theorboe ... Shewing a general way of procuring invention, and playing voluntarily, upon the lute, viol, or any other instrument; with two pritty devices; the one, shewing how to translate lessons, from one tuning, or instrument, to another; the other, an indubitable way, to know the best tuning, upon any instrument: both done by example. In the third part, the generous viol ... is treated upon; with some curious observations, never before handled, concerning it, and musick in general. London: Printed by T. Radcliffe, and N. Thompson, for the author, 1676. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/04007457/.

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Mace, T. (1676) Musick's monument; or, A remembrancer of the best practical musick, both divine, and civil, that has ever been known, to have been in the world. Divided into three parts. The first part, shews a necessity of singing psalms well, in parochial churches, or not to sing at all; directing, how they may be well sung, certainly; by two several ways, or means; with an assurance of a perpetual national-quire; and also shewing how cathedral musick, may be much improved, and refined. The second part, treats the noble lute ... directing the most ample way, for the use of the theorboe ... Shewing a general way of procuring invention, and playing voluntarily, upon the lute, viol, or any other instrument; with two pritty devices; the one, shewing how to translate lessons, from one tuning, or instrument, to another; the other, an indubitable way, to know the best tuning, upon any instrument: both done by example. In the third part, the generous viol ... is treated upon; with some curious observations, never before handled, concerning it, and musick in general. London: Printed by T. Radcliffe, and N. Thompson, for the author. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/04007457/.

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Mace, Thomas, -1709?. Musick's monument; or, A remembrancer of the best practical musick, both divine, and civil, that has ever been known, to have been in the world. Divided into three parts. The first part, shews a necessity of singing psalms well, in parochial churches, or not to sing at all; directing, how they may be well sung, certainly; by two several ways, or means; with an assurance of a perpetual national-quire; and also shewing how cathedral musick, may be much improved, and refined. The second part, treats the noble lute ... directing the most ample way, for the use of the theorboe ... Shewing a general way of procuring invention, and playing voluntarily, upon the lute, viol, or any other instrument; with two pritty devices; the one, shewing how to translate lessons, from one tuning, or instrument, to another; the other, an indubitable way, to know the best tuning, upon any instrument: both done by example. In the third part, the generous viol ... is treated upon; with some curious observations, never before handled, concerning it, and musick in general. London: Printed by T. Radcliffe, and N. Thompson, for the author, 1676. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/04007457/>.