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Book/Printed Material The elements of musick display'd; or, Its grammar, or ground-work made easy: rudimental, practical, philosophical, historical, and technical ...

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Title

  • The elements of musick display'd; or, Its grammar, or ground-work made easy: rudimental, practical, philosophical, historical, and technical ...

Names

  • Tans'ur, William, 1699?-1783.

Created / Published

  • London : S. Crowder; and sold by the author, and his son, 1772.

Contents

  • book I. An universal introduction to all the rudiments of musick -- book II. The elements of musick made easy: or, An universal introduction to the whole art of musick ... Containing all the different moods and measures of time. 1767 -- book III. The elements of musick made easy: or, An universal introduction to the whole art of musick ... Containing, the structure of musical instruments. 1767 -- book IV. The elements of musick made easy: or, The new harmonical spectator. Being an universal introduction to the whole art of musick ... Teaching the theory of sound in general -- book V. The elements of musick made easy: or, The new harmonical spectator. Being, an universal dictionary to the whole art of musick ... Containing near one thousand of the most useful terms that are generally used in musick.

Headings

  • -  Music

Notes

  • -  Preface dated 1766.
  • -  Books II-V have each special t.p.
  • -  Imperfect: frontispiece wanting.

Medium

  • xiii, 232 p. : front. (port.), ill. ; 21 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT6.A2 T16
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item T-004, Reel 196 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

  • 05022916

OCLC Number

  • 7375000

Online Format

  • image

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Tans'Ur, William, 1699?-1783. The elements of musick display'd; or, Its grammar, or ground-work made easy: rudimental, practical, philosophical, historical, and technical. London: S. Crowder; and sold by the author, and his son, 1772. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/05022916/.

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Tans'Ur, W. (1772) The elements of musick display'd; or, Its grammar, or ground-work made easy: rudimental, practical, philosophical, historical, and technical. London: S. Crowder; and sold by the author, and his son. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05022916/.

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Tans'Ur, William, 1699?-1783. The elements of musick display'd; or, Its grammar, or ground-work made easy: rudimental, practical, philosophical, historical, and technical. London: S. Crowder; and sold by the author, and his son, 1772. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05022916/>.