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Book/Printed Material The compleat violist, or, An introduction to ye art of playing on ye bass viol wherein the necessary rules & directions are laid down in a plain & familiar method. With a collection of the Psalm tunes set to the viol, as they are now in use in the churches where there are organs. To which are added some select aires & tunes, set according to ye divers manners of playing by the G sol re ut cliff, the C sol fa ut cliff, & ye fa ut cliff, also several lessons, viz. almans, sarabands, courants, iiggs &c

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  • The compleat violist, or, An introduction to ye art of playing on ye bass viol wherein the necessary rules & directions are laid down in a plain & familiar method. With a collection of the Psalm tunes set to the viol, as they are now in use in the churches where there are organs. To which are added some select aires & tunes, set according to ye divers manners of playing by the G sol re ut cliff, the C sol fa ut cliff, & ye fa ut cliff, also several lessons, viz. almans, sarabands, courants, iiggs &c

Names

  • Hely, Benjamin

Created / Published

  • London : Printed for & sould by I. Hare, musical instrument maker at ye Golden Viol. in St. Paules Church-yard, and alt his shop in Freemans-Yard in Cornhill near the Royall-Exchainge, also sould by B. Norman instrument maker at ye Bass Viol in St. Paul's Alley, [ca. 1700]

Headings

  • -  Viola da gamba--Instruction and study

Notes

  • -  Engraved throughout; illustration of a viol at each upper corner of title page.

Medium

  • 4 p. l., 16 numb. l. ; 18 x 23 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT338 .H4
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item H-025, Reel 88 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1982]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

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  • 31004472

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Hely, Benjamin. The compleat violist, or, An introduction to ye art of playing on ye bass viol wherein the necessary rules & directions are laid down in a plain & familiar method. With a collection of the Psalm tunes set to the viol, as they are now in use in the churches where there are organs. To which are added some select aires & tunes, set according to ye divers manners of playing by the G sol re ut cliff, the C sol fa ut cliff, & ye fa ut cliff, also several lessons, viz. almans, sarabands, courants, iiggs &c. [London: Printed for & sould by I. Hare, musical instrument maker at ye Golden Viol. in St. Paules Church-yard, and alt his shop in Freemans-Yard in Cornhill near the Royall-Exchainge, also sould by B. Norman instrument maker at ye Bass Viol in St. Paul's Alley, 1700] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/31004472/.

APA citation style:

Hely, B. (1700) The compleat violist, or, An introduction to ye art of playing on ye bass viol wherein the necessary rules & directions are laid down in a plain & familiar method. With a collection of the Psalm tunes set to the viol, as they are now in use in the churches where there are organs. To which are added some select aires & tunes, set according to ye divers manners of playing by the G sol re ut cliff, the C sol fa ut cliff, & ye fa ut cliff, also several lessons, viz. almans, sarabands, courants, iiggs &c. [London: Printed for & sould by I. Hare, musical instrument maker at ye Golden Viol. in St. Paules Church-yard, and alt his shop in Freemans-Yard in Cornhill near the Royall-Exchainge, also sould by B. Norman instrument maker at ye Bass Viol in St. Paul's Alley] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/31004472/.

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Hely, Benjamin. The compleat violist, or, An introduction to ye art of playing on ye bass viol wherein the necessary rules & directions are laid down in a plain & familiar method. With a collection of the Psalm tunes set to the viol, as they are now in use in the churches where there are organs. To which are added some select aires & tunes, set according to ye divers manners of playing by the G sol re ut cliff, the C sol fa ut cliff, & ye fa ut cliff, also several lessons, viz. almans, sarabands, courants, iiggs &c. [London: Printed for & sould by I. Hare, musical instrument maker at ye Golden Viol. in St. Paules Church-yard, and alt his shop in Freemans-Yard in Cornhill near the Royall-Exchainge, also sould by B. Norman instrument maker at ye Bass Viol in St. Paul's Alley, 1700] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/31004472/>.