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Book/Printed Material An introduction to the skill of musick : in three books

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Title

  • An introduction to the skill of musick : in three books

Names

  • Playford, John, 1623-1686?
  • Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.

Created / Published

  • London : Printed by W. Pearson, for J. and B. Sprint, 1718.

Headings

  • -  Music--Handbooks, manuals, etc--Early works to 1800
  • -  Violin--Instruction and study--Early works to 1800
  • -  Viola da gamba--Instruction and study--Early works to 1800
  • -  Counterpoint--Early works to 1800

Genre

  • Bookbinding (Binding)--DLC

Notes

  • -  Parts 2 and 3 each have special title-page.
  • -  "The order of performing the divine service in cathedrals, & collegiate chappels": pages 53-60.
  • -  Bound in sprinkled calf, gilt, insde orders, by Morrell, London.
  • -  LAC ael 2022-02-03 update (2 cards)
  • -  LAC ael 2022-03-29 update (2 cards)

Medium

  • 9 p. l., 170 p. : 1 l. front. (port.), ill., music ; 17 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT7.A2 P791
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item P-042l, Reel 155 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 24015631

Online Format

  • image

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Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Books About Music Before 1800 Collection are in the public domain and are free to use or reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Music Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Playford, John, ?, and Henry Purcell. An Introduction to the Skill of Musick: In Three Books. London: Printed by W. Pearson, for J. and B. Sprint, 1718. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/24015631/.

APA citation style:

Playford, J. & Purcell, H. (1718) An Introduction to the Skill of Musick: In Three Books. London: Printed by W. Pearson, for J. and B. Sprint. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/24015631/.

MLA citation style:

Playford, John, ?, and Henry Purcell. An Introduction to the Skill of Musick: In Three Books. London: Printed by W. Pearson, for J. and B. Sprint, 1718. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/24015631/>.