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Book/Printed Material A new system of music, both theoretical and practical, and yet not mathematical : written in a manner intirely new, that's to say, in a style plane and intelligible, and calculated to render the art more charming, the teaching not only less tedious, but more profitable, and the learning easier by three quarters ...

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  • A new system of music, both theoretical and practical, and yet not mathematical : written in a manner intirely new, that's to say, in a style plane and intelligible, and calculated to render the art more charming, the teaching not only less tedious, but more profitable, and the learning easier by three quarters ...

Names

  • La Fond, Jean-François de.

Created / Published

  • London : Printed for the author, 1725.

Headings

  • -  Musical notation--Early works to 1800
  • -  Music theory--Early works to 1800

Notes

  • -  Following the text proper are the words "The end of the first volum"; according to Eitner, there is no record of a second volume having appeared.
  • -  The author proposes a system of musical notation in which the tones and semitones of the octave are designated by the numbers 1-12, the clef is dispensed with and the bass and treble staves are united.

Medium

  • 4 p. l., lxxxiii, 180, [6] p. ; 20 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT7.A2 L16
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item L-017, Reel 107 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

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  • 06004761

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  • image

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Chicago citation style:

La Fond, Jean-François De. A New System of Music, Both Theoretical and Practical, and Yet Not Mathematical: Written in a Manner Intirely New, That's to Say, in a Style Plane and Intelligible, and Calculated to Render the Art More Charming, the Teaching Not Only Less Tedious, but More Profitable, and the Learning Easier by Three Quarters. London: Printed for the author, 1725. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/06004761/.

APA citation style:

La Fond, J. D. (1725) A New System of Music, Both Theoretical and Practical, and Yet Not Mathematical: Written in a Manner Intirely New, That's to Say, in a Style Plane and Intelligible, and Calculated to Render the Art More Charming, the Teaching Not Only Less Tedious, but More Profitable, and the Learning Easier by Three Quarters. London: Printed for the author. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/06004761/.

MLA citation style:

La Fond, Jean-François De. A New System of Music, Both Theoretical and Practical, and Yet Not Mathematical: Written in a Manner Intirely New, That's to Say, in a Style Plane and Intelligible, and Calculated to Render the Art More Charming, the Teaching Not Only Less Tedious, but More Profitable, and the Learning Easier by Three Quarters. London: Printed for the author, 1725. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/06004761/>.