Book/Printed Material An introduction to the skill of musick : in two books. The first: The grounds and rules of musick, according to the gam-ut, and other principles thereof. The second: Instruction & lessons for the bass-viol: and instructions & lessons for the treble-violin

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Title

  • An introduction to the skill of musick : in two books. The first: The grounds and rules of musick, according to the gam-ut, and other principles thereof. The second: Instruction & lessons for the bass-viol: and instructions & lessons for the treble-violin

Names

  • Playford, John, 1623-1686?
  • Campion, Thomas, 1567-1620.
  • Simpson, Christopher, -1669.

Created / Published

  • London : Printed by W. Godbid for J. Playford, 1672.

Headings

  • -  Music--Textbooks
  • -  Violin--Instruction and study
  • -  Counterpoint

Notes

  • -  "The art of descant" has special t.-p., dated 1671, and separate paging.
  • -  First edition published 1654 under title: Breefe introduction to the skill of musick, for song and viall.
  • -  "A brief discourse of the Italian manner of singing ... written some years since by an English gentleman, who had lived long in Italy, and being returned, taught the same here": p. 37-56.
  • -  "The tunes of Psalms used in parish chvrches": p. 73-81.

Medium

  • 7 p. l., 117 (i.e. 113), [3], 41 (i.e. 43) p. : front. (port.), ill., music ; 18 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT7.A2 P716
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item P-042c, Reel 155 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 24013340

OCLC Number

  • 15296805

Online Format

  • image

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Playford, John, ?, Thomas Campion, and Christopher Simpson. An introduction to the skill of musick: in two books. The first: The grounds and rules of musick, according to the gam-ut, and other principles thereof. The second: Instruction & lessons for the bass-viol: and instructions & lessons for the treble-violin. London: Printed by W. Godbid for J. Playford, 1672. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/24013340/.

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Playford, J., Campion, T. & Simpson, C. (1672) An introduction to the skill of musick: in two books. The first: The grounds and rules of musick, according to the gam-ut, and other principles thereof. The second: Instruction & lessons for the bass-viol: and instructions & lessons for the treble-violin. London: Printed by W. Godbid for J. Playford. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/24013340/.

MLA citation style:

Playford, John, ?, Thomas Campion, and Christopher Simpson. An introduction to the skill of musick: in two books. The first: The grounds and rules of musick, according to the gam-ut, and other principles thereof. The second: Instruction & lessons for the bass-viol: and instructions & lessons for the treble-violin. London: Printed by W. Godbid for J. Playford, 1672. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/24013340/>.