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Book/Printed Material A new musical grammar; or, The harmonical spectator. Containing all the useful theoretical, practical, and technical parts of musick. Being a new and correct introduction to all the rudiments, terms, and characters, and composition in all its branches. With several scales for musical instruments; and philosophical demonstrations, on the nature of sound. Laid down in so concise and easy a method, as to be understood by the meanest practitioner, whether vocal or instrumental, by way of question and answer.

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  • A new musical grammar; or, The harmonical spectator. Containing all the useful theoretical, practical, and technical parts of musick. Being a new and correct introduction to all the rudiments, terms, and characters, and composition in all its branches. With several scales for musical instruments; and philosophical demonstrations, on the nature of sound. Laid down in so concise and easy a method, as to be understood by the meanest practitioner, whether vocal or instrumental, by way of question and answer.

Names

  • Tans'ur, William, 1699?-1783.

Created / Published

  • London : Printed for the author, and sold by him and in London by J. Robinson, 1746.

Headings

  • -  Music theory--Early works to 1800

Medium

  • iv, [2], 156 p. : diagrs., plates. ; 17 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT6 .T17 1746
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item T-003a, Reel 196 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1984]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

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  • 05022918

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Tans'Ur, William, 1699?-1783. A new musical grammar; or, The harmonical spectator. Containing all the useful theoretical, practical, and technical parts of musick. Being a new and correct introduction to all the rudiments, terms, and characters, and composition in all its branches. With several scales for musical instruments; and philosophical demonstrations, on the nature of sound. Laid down in so concise and easy a method, as to be understood by the meanest practitioner, whether vocal or instrumental, by way of question and answer. London: Printed for the author, and sold by him and in London by J. Robinson, 1746. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/05022918/.

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Tans'Ur, W. (1746) A new musical grammar; or, The harmonical spectator. Containing all the useful theoretical, practical, and technical parts of musick. Being a new and correct introduction to all the rudiments, terms, and characters, and composition in all its branches. With several scales for musical instruments; and philosophical demonstrations, on the nature of sound. Laid down in so concise and easy a method, as to be understood by the meanest practitioner, whether vocal or instrumental, by way of question and answer. London: Printed for the author, and sold by him and in London by J. Robinson. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05022918/.

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Tans'Ur, William, 1699?-1783. A new musical grammar; or, The harmonical spectator. Containing all the useful theoretical, practical, and technical parts of musick. Being a new and correct introduction to all the rudiments, terms, and characters, and composition in all its branches. With several scales for musical instruments; and philosophical demonstrations, on the nature of sound. Laid down in so concise and easy a method, as to be understood by the meanest practitioner, whether vocal or instrumental, by way of question and answer. London: Printed for the author, and sold by him and in London by J. Robinson, 1746. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05022918/>.