Book/Printed Material A brief introduction to the skill of musick : in three books. The first: The grounds and rules of mvsick, according to the gam-ut and other principles thereof. The second: Instructions for the bass-viol, and also for the treble-violin: vvith lessions for beginners

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Title

  • A brief introduction to the skill of musick : in three books. The first: The grounds and rules of mvsick, according to the gam-ut and other principles thereof. The second: Instructions for the bass-viol, and also for the treble-violin: vvith lessions for beginners

Names

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

Created / Published

  • London : Printed by W. Godbid for J. Playford, and are to be sold at his shop in the Temple, 1666.

Headings

  • -  Music--Handbooks, manuals, etc
  • -  Violin--Instruction and study
  • -  Viola da gamba
  • -  Counterpoint

Notes

  • -  Pt. 3 has special t. p. dated 1667.
  • -  Other editions published under title: An introduction to the skill of musick.

Medium

  • 151 p. : ill., music, port. ; 17 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • MT7 .P71 1666
  • Microfilm Music 5000 Item P-042a, Reel 155 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.

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  • 77363013

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  • image

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Playford, John, ?, Thomas Campion, and Christopher Simpson. A brief introduction to the skill of musick: in three books. The first: The grounds and rules of mvsick, according to the gam-ut and other principles thereof. The second: Instructions for the bass-viol, and also for the treble-violin: vvith lessions for beginners. London: Printed by W. Godbid for J. Playford, and are to be sold at his shop in the Temple, 1666. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/77363013/.

APA citation style:

Playford, J., Campion, T. & Simpson, C. (1666) A brief introduction to the skill of musick: in three books. The first: The grounds and rules of mvsick, according to the gam-ut and other principles thereof. The second: Instructions for the bass-viol, and also for the treble-violin: vvith lessions for beginners. London: Printed by W. Godbid for J. Playford, and are to be sold at his shop in the Temple. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/77363013/.

MLA citation style:

Playford, John, ?, Thomas Campion, and Christopher Simpson. A brief introduction to the skill of musick: in three books. The first: The grounds and rules of mvsick, according to the gam-ut and other principles thereof. The second: Instructions for the bass-viol, and also for the treble-violin: vvith lessions for beginners. London: Printed by W. Godbid for J. Playford, and are to be sold at his shop in the Temple, 1666. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/77363013/>.