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Book/Printed Material A compendium of practical music in five parts. Teaching, by a new and easie method. 1. The rudiments of song. 2. The principles of composition. 3. The use of discords. 4. The form of figurate descant. 5. The contrivance of canon. Together with lessons for viols, &c

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Title

  • A compendium of practical music in five parts. Teaching, by a new and easie method. 1. The rudiments of song. 2. The principles of composition. 3. The use of discords. 4. The form of figurate descant. 5. The contrivance of canon. Together with lessons for viols, &c

Names

  • Simpson, Christopher, -1669

Created / Published

  • London : Printed by M. C. for H. Brome, M.DC.LXXVIII [1678]

Headings

  • -  Composition (Music)

Notes

  • -  "Appendix. Short and easie ayres designed for learners": p. 145-192.

Medium

  • 7 p. l., 192 p. : front. (port.) ; 18 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT40 .S63
  • MT40.A2 S63 Former call number
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item S-083c, Reel 189 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1984]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 05010226

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  • image

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Simpson, Christopher, -1669. A compendium of practical music in five parts. Teaching, by a new and easie method. 1. The rudiments of song. 2. The principles of composition. 3. The use of discords. 4. The form of figurate descant. 5. The contrivance of canon. Together with lessons for viols, &c. [London: Printed by M. C. for H. Brome, M.DC.LXXVIII, 1678] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/05010226/.

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Simpson, C. (1678) A compendium of practical music in five parts. Teaching, by a new and easie method. 1. The rudiments of song. 2. The principles of composition. 3. The use of discords. 4. The form of figurate descant. 5. The contrivance of canon. Together with lessons for viols, &c. [London: Printed by M. C. for H. Brome, M.DC.LXXVIII] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05010226/.

MLA citation style:

Simpson, Christopher, -1669. A compendium of practical music in five parts. Teaching, by a new and easie method. 1. The rudiments of song. 2. The principles of composition. 3. The use of discords. 4. The form of figurate descant. 5. The contrivance of canon. Together with lessons for viols, &c. [London: Printed by M. C. for H. Brome, M.DC.LXXVIII, 1678] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05010226/>.