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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
English song; Dowland to Purcell.
New York, C. Scribner's Sons 
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|ISBN:||068413621X 9780684136219 0713407565 9780713407563|
|Description:||312 p. illus. 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Part one : Lutesong and continuo song. John Dowland and the lutesong ; The new men and the new music --
Part two : The court ayre. Henry Lawes' "tunefull and well measr'd song" ; Lanier, Wilson and the songs of some lesser composers --
Part three : Interlude and interregnum. The catch and the glee --
Part four : Songs of the restoration court and stage. "Ayres and songs sung at court ..." ; "... and at the publick theatres" --
Part five : Orpheus Britannicus and Amphion Anglicus. Henry Purcell's development as a songwriter ; The songs of Blow and some younger contemporaries --
Bibliography of seventeenth-century song-books --
Lists of principal manuscript song-books, 1600-1660.