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Book/Printed Material The art of playing on the violin, with a new scale shewing how to stop every note, flat or sharp, exactly in tune, and where the shifts of the hand should be made. To which is added a collection of the finest rigadoons, almands, sarabands, courants, & opera airs extant.

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Title

  • The art of playing on the violin, with a new scale shewing how to stop every note, flat or sharp, exactly in tune, and where the shifts of the hand should be made. To which is added a collection of the finest rigadoons, almands, sarabands, courants, & opera airs extant.

Names

  • Prelleur, Peter, 1705?-1741.

Created / Published

  • London : Engrav'd, [1730?]

Headings

  • -  Violin--Instruction and study

Notes

  • -  Part 5 of Peter Prelleur's "The modern musick-master," the first edition of which appeared in 1730.
  • -  "Airs" by Albinoni, Masciti, St. Helene, Händel and Bononcini, as well as by anonymous composers.
  • -  "A dictionary explaining such Greek, Latin, Italian & French words as generally occur in musick": 4 p. at end. This is pt. 8 of "The modern musick-master."

Medium

  • 1 p. l., 48, 4 p. : front., ill., music, fold. pl. ; 24 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT262 .P88
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item P-058f, Reel 159 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 42006755

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  • image

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Prelleur, Peter, 1705?-1741. The art of playing on the violin, with a new scale shewing how to stop every note, flat or sharp, exactly in tune, and where the shifts of the hand should be made. To which is added a collection of the finest rigadoons, almands, sarabands, courants, & opera airs extant. [London: Engrav'd, ?, 1730] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/42006755/.

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Prelleur, P. (1730) The art of playing on the violin, with a new scale shewing how to stop every note, flat or sharp, exactly in tune, and where the shifts of the hand should be made. To which is added a collection of the finest rigadoons, almands, sarabands, courants, & opera airs extant. [London: Engrav'd, ?] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/42006755/.

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Prelleur, Peter, 1705?-1741. The art of playing on the violin, with a new scale shewing how to stop every note, flat or sharp, exactly in tune, and where the shifts of the hand should be made. To which is added a collection of the finest rigadoons, almands, sarabands, courants, & opera airs extant. [London: Engrav'd, ?, 1730] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/42006755/>.