Book/Printed Material Musicks hand-maid: new lessons and instructions for the virginals of harpsychord.

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Title

  • Musicks hand-maid: new lessons and instructions for the virginals of harpsychord.

Names

  • Playford, John, 1623-1686?

Created / Published

  • London : J. Playford, 1678.

Headings

  • -  Harpsichord--Instruction and study

Notes

  • -  Engraved throughout, with exception of 3d and 4th prelim. leaves. Illustated t.-p.
  • -  Signatures: A⁴, A-F⁴, G², H-I⁴, K² (sig. I irregular in arrangement)
  • -  Page [48] (F4 verso) is marked "Finis", p. [52] (G2 verso) has a tail-piece, and p. [68] [I2 verso) is marked "Finnis", suggesting that previous editions may have ended with these pages.
  • -  Contains 75 pieces, numbered as 77. The composers named are B. Sandley, W. Lawes, B. Rogers, M. Locke, J. Mosse, A. Bryan, T. Prat, and J. Jackson.
  • -  "The tunes of Psalms to the virginal or the organ": [2] p., appended.

Medium

  • 4 p. l., 72 p. : music ; 16 x 20 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT224 .P65
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item ADD-012, Reel 220 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

  • 22013593

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Playford, John, ?. Musicks Hand-Maid: New Lessons and Instructions for the Virginals of Harpsychord. London: J. Playford, 1678. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/22013593/.

APA citation style:

Playford, J. (1678) Musicks Hand-Maid: New Lessons and Instructions for the Virginals of Harpsychord. London: J. Playford. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/22013593/.

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Playford, John, ?. Musicks Hand-Maid: New Lessons and Instructions for the Virginals of Harpsychord. London: J. Playford, 1678. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/22013593/>.