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1866-82. Leipzig, Breitkopf and Hartel; [etc., etc., 1798J-1882.

70 v. illus., plates, ports. 25J-30 cm . weekly.

Engraved title-pages. " Beylagen " (music) on separate sheets. With the first
series was issued " Intelligenz-blatt zur Allgemeinen musikalischen zeitung."

Founded by Friedrich Rochlitz and ed. by him till 1818; ed. by G. W. Fink,
1827-41; C. F. Becker, 1842; Moritz Hauptmann, 1843; J. C. Lobe, 1846-48.

Publication suspended from 1849 to 1862, inclusive.

Ed. by Selmar Bagge and others, 1863-68; Friedrich Chrysander, 1869-June
1871; Joseph Muller, July 1871-1874; Friedrich Chrysander, 1875-8*2.

From 1866-68 title reads: Leipziger allgemeine musikalische zeitung.

Register zu den ersten zwanzig jahrgangen . . . (1798-1818.)



Leipzig, Breitkopf und Hartel [1819?]
1 p. 1., 140 p. 25£ c



ML5.A43



Almanach des theaters in Wien. Nebst einer abhandlung von der
kunst und dem stande des schauspielers, nach dem englischen
ubersetzt. [Wien] 1774.

[188] p. 6 pi. 17 cm .

"G6nnern und freunden des theaters gewidmet von alien mitgliedern der
K. K. National-schauspielergesellschaft."

PN2616.V5A6



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 13

Almeida Campos, Joao Ribeiro de.
See Ribeiro de Almeida Campos, Joao.

Alsted, Johann Heinrich, 1588-1638.

Templvm mvsicvm: or, The musical synopsis, of the learned and
famous Johannes-Henricus-Alstedius, being a compendium of the
rudiments both of the mathematical and practical part of musick:
of which subject not any book is extant in our English tongue.
Faithfully translated out of Latin by John Birchensha . . . London,
P. Dring, 1664.

7 p. 1., 93 (i. e. 94) p. front. 16£ cm .

A translation of the 6th part (Elementale musicum) of the author's Elementale
mathematicum, Frankfort, 1611.

MT6.A2A46

Altenburg, Johann Ernst, 1736-1801.

Versuch einer anleitung zur heroisch-musikalischen trompeter- und
pauker-kunst, zu mehrerer aufnahme derselben historisch, theo-
retisch und praktisch beschrieben und mit exempeln erlautert von
Johann Ernst Altenburg . . . Halle, J. C. Hendel, 1795.

ix, [1] p., 1 1., 144 p. 20 x 18" m .

Pages 133-144 ("Concerto a vn clarini con tymp.," "Marsch" and "Minu-
etto ) printed on leaves 20 x 35£ cm .

MT440.A2A6

Alypius.

See Meibom, M., translator. Antiqvae mvsica3 avctores, 1652.
Meurs, J. van, editor. Aristoxenvs, 1616.

Alypius junior, pseud.

Qvid sit mvsice aetatem agere ex Plavti Mostellaria act. in. sc. n.
v. 40. Ad componendam controversiam de vita mvsica inter viros
mvsicos nvper ortam exponit Alypivs ivnior. [n. p.] 1751.

xvi p. 21$ x 17$ cm .

The controversy referred to was occasioned by the publication of a pamphlet
by J. G. Biedermann, entitled De vita musica ex Plaut. Mostellar. act. m. sc. n.

ML64.A5

Amiot, Joseph Marie, 1718-1793.

Memoire sur la musique des Chinois, tant anciens que modernes,
par M. Amiot . . . avec des notes, des observations & une table des
matieres, par M. Fabofc-Roussier . . . faisant partie du tome sixieme
des Memoires concernant les Chinois. Paris, Nyon l'aine, 1779.

3 p. 1., 254 p. xxx pi. (partly fold.) incl. tables, diagrs. 26$ cm .

Printer's mark on t.-p. Plate xxix is in two states, the figures of the first being
reversed on the second.

One of a few copies printed with separate title. This copy belonged originally
to the Abbe Roussier, and contains many notes in Roussier's handwriting, cf.
Matthew, J. E., The literature of music

ML336.A2A16



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Analyse critique de Tarare. A Ormutz, et se trouve a Paris,
Hotel de Mesgrigny, 1787.

26 p. 20 c



lcm



Text has caption: A Monsieur de * * * qui reside en province.
A criticism of the libretto of the opera Tarare, which was written by Beau-
marchais (music by Salieri)

ML410.S16A2

[Ancelet, ]

Observations sur la musique, les musiciens, et les instrumens. Am-
sterdam [i. e. Paris] Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1757.

40 p. 18£ cm .

ML270.3.A59

[Andre, Yves Marie] 1675-1764. •

Essai sur le beau, ou Ton examine en quoi consiste precisement le
beau dans le physique, dans le moral, dans les ouvrages d'esprit, &
dans la musique. Paris, H.-L. Guerin, & J. Guerin, 1741.

viij, 302, [2] p. 17£ x 10 cm .

N63.A55

Andrea di Modena.

Canto harmonico in cinqve parti diviso, col quale si pud arriuare
alia perfetta cognitione del canto fermo, del p. f. Andrea di Modona
. . . Modana, Per gli eredi Cassiani stampatori episcopali, 1690.

228, 90, [2] p. pi., 3 fold. tab. 24£ cm .

MT45.A2A6

Andrien, J. F.

See Kurtze anfuhrung zum general-bass, 1733.

Kurtze und grundliche anleitung zum generalbasse, 1744.

Angelo da Picitono.

Fior ange- || lico di Mvsica: || Nuouamente dal R. P. frate || Angelo
da Picitono, Conuen || tuale, dell' ordine minore, || Organista pre-
clarissi- || mo, composto. || Nelqual si contengono alcune bellissime
|| dispute contra quelli che dicono, la || Musica non esser scienza:
Con al || tre molte questioni, & solu- || tioni di varii dubbii: || Pur
hora da lui da- || to in luce. || mdxlvii. [Colophon: In Vinegia per
Agostino Bindoni. || mdxlvii]

[199] p. illus., diagrs. 20£ cm .

Title within ornamental border; printer's mark on last page. Signatures: ■,
A-Z, &, in fours (versos of ■ 2, P 4, & 4, blank) N and Niv transposed in
binding.

ML171.A58

Angelo da Conceicao.

See Domixgos do Rosario. Theatro ecclesiastico, 1774.

Angiolini, Gasparo.

Lettere di Gasparo Angiolini a Monsieur Noverre sopra i balli panto-
mimi. [Milano, G. B. Bianchi, 1773]

112 p. 20} cm .

ML3460.A2A58



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 15

Angleria, Camillo, d. 1630.

La regola del contraponto, e della mvsical compositione . . . Con
due ricercari l'vno a 4. e l'altro a 5. dell' autore, & vn ricercare, e f'
canoni a 2. 3. e 4. da cantarsi in vari modi del Signor Gio. Paolo
Cima, al quale la presente opera e dedicata, e nuouamente data in '
luce dal rever. padre fr. Camillo Angleria . . . Milano, G. Rolla,
1622.

4 p. 1., 117, [7] p. lillus. 24xl8 cm .

Title within ornamental border. Title vignette, St. Cecilia at the organ,
appears again on last page, somewhat altered and enlarged. Signature 0, p.
105-112, irregularly imposed and folded.

MT55.A2A6

L'anti-scurra, ou Preservatif contre les Bouffons italiens. [n. p.,
1753*]

7, [l]p. 19 cm .

Caption title. Dated "6 fevrier 1753." In verse.
See also Caux de Cappeval.

ML1727.33.A1

Antonio tto, Giorgio, 1692-1776.

L'arte armonica; or, A treatise on the composition of musick, in
three books; with an introduction, on the history, and progress of
musick, from it's beginning to this time, written in Italian by Giorgio
Antoniotto, and translated into English . . . London, Printed by
J. Johnson, 1760.

2 v. (v. 1: 5 p. 1., 109 p.; v. 2: 1 p. 1., 62 pi., partly fold.) 33 cm .

Engr. t.-p. Vol. 2, containing the examples, has engr. half-title only.

MT40.A2A6

Antonius, Johann Ephraim, 1702-1749.

Principia musices, oder Ersten anfange der music, hat . . . seinen
unterhabenden schulern des lateinischen Psedagogei bremensis zu
mehrerm nutzen und besserm anwachs in derselben entworffen Joh.
Ephr. Antonius . . . Bremen, Gedruckt bey sel. H. C. Jani, E.
Lobl. gymnasii buchdruckers, wittwe, 1743.

71 p. 17 cm .

Interleaved. "Scala in dur durch alle thone" and "Scala in moll durch alle
thone," in ms., inserted opposite pages 25 and 26 respectively.

MT7.A2A7

Apligny, Le Pileur d\
See Le Pileur d' Apligny.

Apthorp, East, 1732 or 3-1816.

Of sacred poetry and music. A discourse at Christ-church, Cam-
bridge, at the opening of the organ, on Tuesday, xxi August,
mdcclxiv. By East Apthorp . . . Boston, Printed by Green and
Russell, 1764.

vii, 22 p. 23£ x 18i cm .

Arbeau, Thoinot, pseud.
See Tabourot, Jean.



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, Aris tides Quintilianus.

See Meibom, M., translator. Antiqvae mvsicae avctores. 1652.

Aristo teles.

See Gogava, A. H., translator. Aristoxeni . . . Harmonicorvm
elementorvm libri m, 1562.

Aristoxen der jiingere, pseud.
See Mattheson, Johann.

Aristoxenus.

See Gogava, A. H., translator. Aristoxeni . . . Harmonicorvm
elementorvm libri in, 1562.
Meibom, M., translator. Antiqvae mvsicae avctores, 1652.
Meurs, J. van, editor. Aristoxenvs, 1616.

Armonici erudimenti nei quali si contengono le regole e suoi
esempj per imparare accompagnare sul cimbalo il basso continovo,
il modo di trasportarlo in altri tuoni, un esempio dal quale si conosce
qual sia il metodo da praticarsi per acquistare un buon portamento-
di mano sopra detto strumento, scale dimostrative per bene impos-
sessarsi della proprieta' de' tuoni si di terza maggiore come di terza
minore, e tutto per maggiore facilita' e comodo di chi desidera appli-
carsi a tale studio . . . Firenze, Stamperia di A. G. Pagani, e comp.,
si vende da G. Chiari, 1790.

2 p. 1., 24 p. illua. 25 cm .

Ornamental borders; title vignette; head and tail piece.

MT49.A2A7

[Arnaud, Francois] 1721-1784.

Lettre sur la musique, a Monsieur le comte de Caylus, academicien
honoraire de l'Academie royale des inscriptions & belles-lettres, & de
celle de peinture. [Paris] 1754.

1 p. 1., 36 p. 17£ cm .

Signed: L'abb6 Arnaud.

Intended to serve as a preface for a work which was never written.
An Italian translation of the letter is given by Arteagain v. 3 of his Rivoluzioni
del teatro musicale italiano.

ML3800.A2A6

La soiree perdue a l'Opera. A Avignon, et se trouve a Paris, chez
Esprit, 1776.

26 p. 19£ cm .

Attributed also to Pascal Boyer

ML1727.35.A7

See also Riedel, F. J. Ueber die musik des ritters Christoph von
Gluck, 1775.

Arnobat, Charles Pierre Coste d\

See Coste d' Arnobat, Charles Pierre.



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 17

Arrhenius, Laurentius, 1680-1730, praeses.

. . . Dissertatio mythologico-historica de primis musicaB inven-
toribus, quam ... in illustri Upsal. lycaeo, sub praesidio . . . dn.
Laurentii Arrhenii . . . publicse censurse modeste subjicit . . . Jo-
hannes Christiern. Durseus . . . Upsalise, Uteris Wemerianis [1729]

3 d. 1., 32 p. 14£ cm .

ML3800.A2A7

L'art du plein-chant, ou Traite th^orico-pratique sur la facon de le
"chanter: dans lequel on propose aux eglises de province les regies
& le gout recus dans la capitale du royaume pour le chant des
offices. Villefranche-de-Rouergue, P. Vedeilhie, 1764.

6 p. 1., xvj, 204, 226 p. 16 cm .
"Pieces de plein-chant choisies, et relatives a cet ouvrage " : 226 p.

MT860.A2A7

L'art du plein-chant, ou Traite theorico-pratique sur la facon

de le chanter: dans lequel on propose aux eglises de province les
regies & le gout recus dans la capitale du royaume pour le chant
des offices. Villefranche-de-Rouergue, P. Vedeilhie, 1765.

6 p. 1., xvj, 214 p., 1 1., 226 p. 16 cm .
"Pieces de plein-chant choisies, et relatives a cet ouvrage": 226 p.

MT860.A2A72

[L'arte del detto contraputo] Per imparare ciascheduno, che
desidera approfittarsi nel contraputo, e necessario sapere tutte le
cose appartenenti alP esecuzione di ben registrare, e modulare.
L'arte del detto contraputo.

3-156 p. 22 \ x 16 cm .

Manuscript of the 18th (?) century, arranged in the form of a printed book.
In 2 parts, "Libro primo" and "Libro secodo." At end: Fine delle disposizioni
a tre uoci.

MT55.A2A65

Arteaga, Stefano, 1747-1799.

Le rivoluzioni del teatro musicale italiano dalla sua origine fino al
presente; opera di Stefano Arteaga . . . Bologna, Stamperia di
C. Trenti, 1783-88.

3 v. in 2. fold. pi. (music) 19£ cm .

" Osservazioni intorno ad un estratto del tomo secondo della presente opera
inserito nel Giornale enciclopedico di questa citta n. xm. . . . 1786, colle
repliche fatte a queste osservazioni dallo stesso autor dell' estratto [V. Manfre-
dini], e intitolate Difesa della musica moderna": v. 2, 207 p. at end.

"Lettera sopra la musica indirizzata al Sig. co. di Caylus e stampata 1' anno
1754" (translation of the Abbe Arnaud's Lettre sur la musique): v. 3, p. 56-91.

ML1733.3.A7

Le rivoluzioni del teatro musicale italiano dalla sua origine



hno al presente; opera di Stefano Arteaga ... 2. ed. accresciuta,
variata, e corretta dall' autore . . . Venezia, Stamperia di C.
Palese, 1785.

3 v. 6. pi. on 3 fold. 1. (music) 20i om .
51234°— 13 2



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Arteaga, Stefano — Continued.

Plates printed on both sides.

"Lettera d'un celebre scrittore francese che contiene 1' idea d' un' opera eccel-
lente da farsi intorno alia musica" (translation of the Abbe Arnaud's Lettre sur
la musique, Paris, 1754): v. 3, p. 243-284.

"Osservazioni intorno ad un estratto del tomo 2°. della presente opera inserito
nel Giornale enciclopedico di Bologna n. xiii. del mese d'aprile del corrente
anno": v. 3, p. [285]-391.

ML1733.3.A71

Stephan Arteaga's . . . Geschichte der italianischen oper von

ihrem ersten ursprung an bis auf gegenwartige zeiten . . . Aus dem
italianischen ubersetzt und mit anmerkungen begleitet von Johann
Nicolaus Forkel . . . Leipzig, Schwickert, 1789.

2 v. (v. 1: x, [2], 344 p.; v. 2: vi, [3]-532 p.) 17| cm .

ML1733.3.A72

Artusi, Giovanni Maria, d. 1613.

L'arte del contraponto ridotta in tavole da Gio: Maria Artvsi . . .
Dove brevemente si contiene i precetti a quest' arte necessarij . . .
Venetia, G. Vincenzi, & R. Amadino, 1586.

2 p. 1., 46 p., 1 1. 30 cm .
Title within ornamental border; title vignette. L. of C. copy has ms. notes.

ML171.A78

L'arte del contraponto, del rever. d. Gio. Maria Artvsi



nella quale con ordine, e modo facilissimo si insegnano tutte quelle
regole, che a questa arte sono necessarie. Nouamente ristampata, &
di molte nuoue aggiunte, dall' auttore arrichita. Con due tauole, vna
de capitoli, & Y altra delle cose piu notabili. Venetia, G. Vincenti,
1598.

6 p. 1., 80 p. 28£ cm .

Title within ornamental border.

ML171.A79

Seconda parte dell' Artvsi ouero Delle imperfettioni della

moderna mvsica, nella quale si tratta de' molti abusi introdotti da
i moderni scrittori, & compositori. Nuouamente stampata. Vene-
tia, G. Vincenti, 1603.

6 p. 1. , 56, 54 p. 30 em . ( With his L'arte del contraponto. Venetia, 1586)

Title vignette. Corrections in ms. Author's autograph presentation copy.
"Considerationi mvsicali, del r. p. d. Gio. Maria Artvsi . . .": 54 p. at end.

ML171.A78

Au petit proph^te de Boesmischbroda, au grand prophete Monet,
&c. [Paris, 1753]

13 p. 19 cm .

Dated: A Paris, ce 21. fevrier 1753.

No. 7 in a volume of pamphlets lettered Quere[lle] dee Bouffo[ns]
Attributed to Diderot by Poulet-Malassis and in the catalogue of the Bibliothe-
que nationale, Paris.

ML1727.33.A1



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 19

[Aubert, Jean Louis] 1731-1814.

Refutation suivie et detaillee des principes de M. Rousseau de
Geneve, touchant la musique francoise. Adress^e a lui-meme, en
reponse a sa Lettre . . . Paris, Chaubert [etc.] 1754.

2 p. 1., iii-vi, 7-98, [3] p. 17 x 10 cm .

ML1727.33.A88

Aulnaye, Francois Henri Stanislas de 1'.

See L' Aulnaye, Francois Henri Stanislas de.

Avella, Giovanni d\

Regole di mvsica, divise in cinqve trattati, con le quali s'insegna il
canto fermo, e figurato, per vere, e facili regole. II modo di fare il
contrapvnto. Di comporre l'vno, e Faltro canto. Di cantare alcuni
canti dimcili, e molte cose nuoue, e curiose. Composte dal padre fra
Giovanni d'Avella . . . Roma, Nella stampa di F. Moneta, 1657.

2 p. 1., 167, [1] p. illus. 32£ cm .

MT860.A2A94

Aventinus i. e. Johannes Turmair, of Abensberg, 1477-1534, editor.
See Faber, N. Mvsicae rvdimenta [1516]

Avila, Geronimo Romero de.

See Romero de Avila, Geronimo.

Avison, Charles, d. 1770.

An essay on musical expression. By Charles Avison . . . Lon-
don, C. Davis, 1752.

4 p.l., 138 p. 16£



cm

ML3847.A95



Azopardi, Francesco, 1748-1809.

Le musicien pratique, ou Lecons qui conduisent les eleves dans
l'art du contrepoint, en leur enseignant la maniere de composer cor-
rectement toute espece de musique; ouvrage compose dans les prin-
cipes des conservatoires d'ltalie . . . par il Signor Francesco Azo-
pardi . . . Tr. de Fitalien, par M. Framery . . . avec des notes du
traducteur pour en faciliter V intelligence . . . Paris, Le Due, 1786.

2 v. 20 cm (v. 2: 21£ cm )

Collation: v. 1, 127 p.; v. 2 ("Exemples") 1 p. 1., 120 p.
" Published in the form of a French translation only." — Grove, Diet, of music.

MT55.A2A97

Bacchini, Bernardino, in religion Benedetto, 1651-1721.

D. Benedicti Bacchini De sistris, eorumque figuris, ac differentia,
ad illustrissimum d. d. Leonem Strozza dissertatio. Jacobus Tullius
Dissertatiunculam & notulas adjecit, & perillustri Velthusio conse-
cravit. Trajecti ad Rhenum, ex officina Francisci Halma, 1696.

36 p. fold. pi. 24£ x 18i cm .

Title vignette.

2d edition. 1st edition Bologna, 1691.

ML1040.A2B13



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Bacchius, senior.

See Meibom, M., translator. Antiqvae mvsicae avctores, 1652.

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714-1788.

Versuch uber die wahre art das clavier zu spielen, mit exempeln
und achtzehn probe-stucken in sechs sonaten erlautert von Carl
Philipp Emanuel Bach . . . Berlin, In verlegung des auctoris,
gedruckt bey C. F. Henning, 1753.

2 v. (v. 1: 4 p. L, 135 p.; v. 2: 1 p. 1., 26 pi. on 14 1.) 22£ x 18£ cm (v. 2: 40£ cm )

Vol. [2] has title: Exempel nebst achtzehn probe-stucken in sechs sonaten zu
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bachs Versuche fiber die wahre art das clavier zu spielen
auf xxvi. kupfer-tafeln.

MT224.A2B10

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bachs Versuch uber die wahre art das

clavier zu spielen, mit exempeln und achtzehn probe-stucken in sechs
sonaten erlautert . . . Berlin, In verlegung des auctoris, gedruckt
bey G. L. Winter, 1759-62.

2v. inl(v. 1:4 p. 1., 118 p.; v. 2: 5 p. 1., 341, [1] p.) pi. 21 x 17 cm .

Errors in paging. "Exempel," same as in 1753 edition, wanting.

Parti: 2. aufl. Part 2 is here issued for the first time; title reads: . . . Versuch
. . . zweyter theil, in welchem die lehre von dem accompagnement und der freyen
fantasie abgehandelt wird . . . Nebst einer kupfertafel.

MT224.A2B11

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bachs . . . Versuch uber die wahre

art das clavier zu spielen, mit exempeln und achtzehn probe-stucken
in sechs sonaten erlautert . . . Leipzig, Schwickert, 1787-97.

3 v. in 2. 23 x 19 cm (v. 3: 40£ cm )

Part 1: 3. mit zusatzen und sechs neuen clavier-stucken verm. aufl.

Part 2: . . . Zweiter theil, in welchem die lehre von dem accompagnement
und der freyen fantasie abgehandelt wird. Nebst einer kupfertafel. 2. vom
verfasser verb., und mit zusatzen verm. aufl.

Part [3] has title: Exempel nebst achtzehn probe-stucken in sechs sonaten
zu Carl Philipp Emanuel Bachs Versuche uber die wahre art das clavier zu
spielen, mit sechs neuen clavier-stucken vermehrt auf xxxi. kupfer-tafeln.

MT224.A2B12

Verzeichniss des musikalischen nachlasses des verstorbenen capell-
meisters Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, bestehend 1) aus instrumental-
compositionen ... 2) aus sing-compositionen ... 3) aus vermisch-
ten stilcken, 4) aus compositionen von Johann Sebastian Bach,
W. F. Bach, J. C. F. Bach, J. C. Bach (dem Londner), J. Bernhard
Bach, 5) aus dem altbachischen archive, 6) aus musikalien von ver-
schiedenen meistern, 7) aus instrumenten, 8) aus einer sammlung
bildnisse von r>eruhmten tonkunstlern, und 9) aus einer sarnmlung
dergleichen silhouetten, nebst angehangtem verzeichnisse verschie-
dener vorhandenen zeichnungen des . . . Joh. Sebast. Bach, und
einiger andern . . . Hamburg, Gedruckt bey G. F. Schniebes, 1790.

1 p. 1., 142 p. 17£ nm .

ML134.B15A1



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 21

Bach, Johann Christian, 1735-1782.

Methode ou recueil de connoissances elementaires pour le forte-
piano ou clavecin; ceuvre mele de theorie et de pratique, divise en
deux parties, compose 1 pour le conservatoire de Naple par J. C. Bach
et F. P. Ricci . . . Paris, Le Due [17—]

1 p. 1., 12, 45 p.; 1 p. 1., 48-75 p. 25£ x 32£ cm .
Engraved, with the exception of the text, which occupies only 12 pages.

MT222.A2B12

Bach, Johann Ernst, 1722-1777.

See Adlung, J. Anleitung zu der musikalischen gelahrtheit,,

1758.



Bach, Johann Michael, b. 1754?

Kurze und systematische anleitung zum general-bass, und der
tonkunst uberhaupt, mit exempeln erlautert. Zum lehren und
lernen entworfen von J. M. Bach . . . Cassel, Gedruckt in der Way-
senhaus-buchdruckerey, 1780.

3 p. 1., 47, [1] p. 17 x 20£ cm .

MT49.A2B16

Bacilly, Benigne de, b. 1625?

L'art de bien chanter de M. de Bacilly. Augmente d'un discours
qui sert de reponse a la critique de ce traits, et d'une plus ample
instruction pour ceux qui aspirent a la perfection de cet art. Ouvrage
tres-utile, non seulement pour le chant, "mais m§me pour la decla-
mation. Paris, Chez l'autheur, 1679.

7 p. 1., 32, 428, [2] p. 15 cm .

Preceding the printed t.-p. is an engraved t.-p.: " Remarques curieuses sur l'art
de bien chanter et particulierement pour ce qui regarde le chant francois, par
le sieur B. D. B." According to Fetis this is the title of the 2d issue of the 1st
edition, 1668, the title of the 1st issue not containing the words "par le sieur
B. D. B." The main part of work, which follows the Discours, has caption
and running title: Remarques sur l'art de bien chanter (caption title adds "et

f>articulierement pour ce qui regarde le chant francois") Colophon: A Paris, De
'imprimerie de C. Blageart, rue S. Iacques, a la Cloche rouge, 1668. Last leaf
has on recto "Extrait du priuilege du roy," dated "le 23. mars 1668"; on verso,
"Errata."

MT820.A2B2

Bahr, Johann, 1652-1705.

Johann Beerens . . . Musicalische discurse durch die principia der
philosophie deducirt, und in gewisse capitel eingetheilt, deren mnhalt
nach der vorrede zu linden. Nebst einem anhang von eben diesem
autore, genannt Der musicalische krieg zwischen der composition und
der harmonic Nurnberg, P. C. Monath, 1719.

7 p. 1., 116 (i. e. 216) p. front. 17J cm .

Last signature paged incorrectlv, 109-116. Edited by Peter Wenig?

ML60.B27



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Bagatella, Antonio.

Regole per la costruzione de' violini, viole, violoncelli e violoni;
memoria presentata all' Accademia di scienze, lettere ed arti di
Padova al concorso del premio dell' arti dell' anno mdcclxxxii. Dal
Signor Antonio Bagatella . . . Padova, A spese dell' Accademia,

1786.



xxiv p. illus., 2 fold. pi. 29 x 22£ c
Title vignette.



ML802.A2B14



Bagnall, Gibbons, 1719-1800.

The antiquity of music, and the propriety of admitting it into
divine worship, asserted from the example of beings above us, and
the custom of all the wisest and politest nations. A sermon preached
in the cathedral-church of Hereford, at the anniversary meeting of
the Three choirs of Worcester, Glocester, and Hereford, on Wednes-
dav, September 15, 1762. By Gibbons Bagnall . . . Glocester,
Printed by R. Raikes [1762]

22 p. 22£ cm .

ML3001.B13

Bailleux, Antoine, d. 1791.

Methode pour apprendre facilement la musique vocale et instru-
mentale, ou tous les principes sont developes avec beaucoup de
clarte, et cent lecons dans le gout nouveau a une et a deux parties,
ce qui enseigneen tres peu de terns a solfier sur toutes les clefs, toutes
les mesures et tous les tons . . . Composee par M. r Bailleux . . .
Paris [etc.] L'auteur [1770]

2 p. 1., 127 p. 34 x 26£ cm .

Engraved throughout.

MT870.A2B2

Bailleux, Antoine, d. 1791, editor.

See Roussier, P. J. L'harmonie pratique [1775]

Bails, Benito, d. 1797, translator.

See Bemetzrieder, A. Lecciones de clave, 1775.

Balliere de Laisement, Charles Louis Denis, 1729-1800.

Theorie de la musique, par M. Balliere . . . Paris, P. F. Didot le
jeune; [etc., etc.] 1764.

1 p. 1., viij, 177 p., 1 1. diagra. on 5 fold. pi. 26 x 20i cm .

ML3805.A2B15

Banchieri, Adriano, d. 1634.

Cartella mvsicale nel canto figvrato, fermo, & contrapunto. Del
p. d. Adriano Banchieri . . . Nouamente in questa terza impressione
ridotta dall' antica alia moderna pratica . . . Venetia, G. Vincenti,
1614.

8 p. 1., 4, [2], 248 ({. e. 244) p. illus. 20" m .



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Banchieri, Adriano — Continued.

No. 77-80 omitted in paging.

Imperfect, wanting leaf preceding text, and p. 247-248 (supplied in ms.)
In 7 parts; each part, except the first, has special t.-p., dated 1613. (2)
Brevi et primi docvmenti mvsicali a gli figliuoli, & altri, che desiderano assicu-
rarsi sopra il canto figurato ... (3) Dvo in contrapvnto sopra vt, re, mi, fa,
sol, la . . . (4) Altri docvmenti mvsicali nel canto fermo ... (5) Dvo spartiti
al contrapvnto in corriapondenza tra gli dodeci modi, & otto tuoni ... (6)
Canoni mvsicali a qvatro voci ... (7) Moderna pratica mvsicale, opera



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