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Book/Printed Material Letters, addressed chiefly to a young gentleman, upon subjects of literature : including a translation of Euclid's Section of the canon and his treatise on harmonic, with an explanation of the Greek musical modes, according to the doctrine of Ptolemy

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Title

  • Letters, addressed chiefly to a young gentleman, upon subjects of literature : including a translation of Euclid's Section of the canon and his treatise on harmonic, with an explanation of the Greek musical modes, according to the doctrine of Ptolemy

Names

  • Davy, Charles, 1722-1797.
  • Euclid.

Created / Published

  • Bury St. Edmonds : Printed for the author, by J. Rackham, 1787.

Headings

  • -  Music, Greek and Roman--History and criticism--Early works to 1800
  • -  Ptolemy,--active 2nd century.--Harmonics
  • -  Classical philology
  • -  Greek language--Verb
  • -  Greek language--Accents and accentuation
  • -  Lisbon Earthquake, Portugal, 1755

Notes

  • -  "Balaam : an attempt towards an oratorio, for a private concert. 1769" (without music) : v. 1, p. [341]-352. "Ruth : an attempt towards an oratorio, for a private concert. 1769" (without music) : v. 1, p. [353]-368. Enclid, v. II, p. 264-315.

Medium

  • 2 v. : plates, tables, diagrs. ; 23 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • AC7 .D25
  • ML169.A2 D19
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item D-012, Reel 54 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1982]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

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  • 12003060

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  • image

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Davy, Charles, and Euclid. Letters, addressed chiefly to a young gentleman, upon subjects of literature: including a translation of Euclid's Section of the canon and his treatise on harmonic, with an explanation of the Greek musical modes, according to the doctrine of Ptolemy. Bury St. Edmonds: Printed for the author, by J. Rackham, 1787. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/12003060/.

APA citation style:

Davy, C. & Euclid. (1787) Letters, addressed chiefly to a young gentleman, upon subjects of literature: including a translation of Euclid's Section of the canon and his treatise on harmonic, with an explanation of the Greek musical modes, according to the doctrine of Ptolemy. Bury St. Edmonds: Printed for the author, by J. Rackham. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/12003060/.

MLA citation style:

Davy, Charles, and Euclid. Letters, addressed chiefly to a young gentleman, upon subjects of literature: including a translation of Euclid's Section of the canon and his treatise on harmonic, with an explanation of the Greek musical modes, according to the doctrine of Ptolemy. Bury St. Edmonds: Printed for the author, by J. Rackham, 1787. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/12003060/>.