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Book/Printed Material A short treatise on harmony, containing the chief rules for composing in two, three, and four parts. Dedicated to all lovers of musick, by an admirer of this noble and agreeable science ...

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Title

  • A short treatise on harmony, containing the chief rules for composing in two, three, and four parts. Dedicated to all lovers of musick, by an admirer of this noble and agreeable science ...

Names

  • Pepusch, John Christopher, 1667-1752.

Created / Published

  • London : Printed by J. Watts, 1730.

Headings

  • -  Harmony
  • -  Counterpoint

Notes

  • -  Contains the elements of Pepusch's teaching, but was published without his knowledge. It has been conjectured that this edition was put forth by Viscount Paisley, afterward Earl of Abercorn. Pepusch adpoted the work and issued a second edition in 1731.

Medium

  • 2 p. l., 84 p. : 4 pl. ; 12 x 19 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT50.A2 P2
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item P-023a, Reel 153 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 09014243

Online Format

  • image

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Pepusch, John Christopher. A short treatise on harmony, containing the chief rules for composing in two, three, and four parts. Dedicated to all lovers of musick, by an admirer of this noble and agreeable science. London: Printed by J. Watts, 1730. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/09014243/.

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Pepusch, J. C. (1730) A short treatise on harmony, containing the chief rules for composing in two, three, and four parts. Dedicated to all lovers of musick, by an admirer of this noble and agreeable science. London: Printed by J. Watts. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/09014243/.

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Pepusch, John Christopher. A short treatise on harmony, containing the chief rules for composing in two, three, and four parts. Dedicated to all lovers of musick, by an admirer of this noble and agreeable science. London: Printed by J. Watts, 1730. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/09014243/>.