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|Genre/Form:||Handbooks, manuals, etc
Instruction and study
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Playford; Christopher Simpson; Edward Lowe; Thomas Campion
|Notes:||Added t.p. on p.  following p. 121: The art of descant.
"Rules and directions for singing the Psalms": p. 71-89.
"The order of performing the divine service in cathedrals and collegiate chappels" from Edward Lowe's Short direction for the performance of cathedrall service: 10 p. at end.
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1st edition published in 1654 as "Breefe introduction to the skill of musick, for song and viall." According to Grove's Dictionary of music, but one copy of that impression is now known.
1st edition of Campion's "Art of descant" pub. probably about 1618, under title: "A new way of making foure parts in counter-point."
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1977. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 749:16).|
|Description:||, 121, , 42, 10,  pages : illustrations, portrait, music|
|Series Title:||Early English books, 1641-1700, 749:16.|
|Other Titles:||Breefe introduction to the skill of musick, for song and viall
Art of descant
Order of performing the divine service in cathedrals and collegiate chappels
|Responsibility:||by John Playford ; to which is added, the art of descant, or composing musick in parts, by Dr. Tho. Campion ; with annotations thereon, by Mr. Chr. Simpson.|