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to be explained the radical sources of melody and harmony . . . By
Marmaduke Overend . . . London, Printed for the author, and sold
by Mess. Payne and son [etc.] 1781.

1 p. 1., 20 p. 26 x 2L| cm .

ML3809.A2O9

[Owen, James] 1654-1706.

Church-pageantry display'd: or, Organ- worship, arraign'd and con-
demn'd, as inconsistent with the revelation and worship of the gospel,
the sentiments of the ancient fathers, the Church of England, and sev-
eral eminent divines, both Protestants and Papists . . . By Eugenius
Junior [pseud.] — in answer to a letter about organs . . . London,
A. Baldwin, 1700.

1 p. 1., 25 p. 20 x 16 cm .

ML3001.O83

P., C. H.

See Mattheson, J. Gultige zeugnisse, 1738.

Paduani, Giovanni, b. ca. 1512.

Ioannis Padvanii Veronensis Institvtiones ad diuersas ex plurium
uocum harmonia cantilenas, siue modulationes ex uarijs instruments
flngendas, formulas pene omnes ac regulas, mira & perquam lucida
breuitate complectentes. Veronae, apud Sebastianum, & Ioannem
fratres a Donnis, 1578.

4 p. 1., 99, [l] p. 20£ cm .

Title vignette: ecclesiastical coat of arms. Errors in paging.

ML171.P22



EAKLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 203

Pagani, Pietro Antonio.

Breve trattato sopra il canto fermo, et sopra gli otto tuoni: con
alcuni auisi intorno al corista, & cantore. Composto per il reuerendo
p. f. Pietr' Antonio Pagani . . . Venetia, G. A. Rampazetto, 1604.

31 numb. 1., [2] p. 22 cm .

Title within ornamental border; title vignette; rubricated.

MT860.A2P37

Paisley, James Hamilton, baron.

See Abekcorn, James Hamilton, 7th earl of.

Paixao Bibeiro, Manuel da.

Nova arte de viola, que ensina a tocalla com fundamento sem
mestre . . . com estampas das posturas, ou pontos naturaes, e acci-
dentaes; e com alguns miiiuettes, e modinhas por musica, e por cifra
. . . por Manoel da Paixao Ribeiro . . . Coimbra, Real omcina da
Universidade, 1789.

1 p. 1., v, 51 p. 8 fold. pi. 22 cm .

MT338.A2P2

[Palissot de Montenoy, Charles] 1730-1814.

filoge de Jean-Philippe Rameau, compositeur de musique du cabi-
net duroi. [Paris, 1765?]

p. 39-67. 16£ cm .

Caption title. Signature title, p. 57 : "N6crologe 1765." Taken from "LeNe-
crologe des hommes celebres de France."

"Catalogue des ouvrages de M. Rameau": p. 65-67.

ML410.R2P15

Panerai, Vincenzio.

Principj di musica teorico-pratici dell' ab : Vincenzio Paneraj . . .
Firenze, G. Yolpini [n. d.]

[1], 13 p. 28 x 21i em

Engraved throughout.

Another edition was published at Florence in 1750.

MT7.A2P26

Pannilini, Francesco de' Gori.

See Gori Pannilini, Francesco de'.

Paolucci, Giuseppe, 1726-1776.

Arte pratica di contrappunto dimostrata con esempj di varj autori
e con osservazioni di fr. Giuseppe Paolucci . . . Venezia, A. de
Castro, 1765-72.

3 v. in 1. 10 fold. 1. (music) 22J x 18 cm .

Title vignette.

MT55.A2P3

Papillon de La Ferte, Denis Pierre Jean, 1727-1794.

See Paris. Academie royale de musique. Precis sur l'Opera

[1789]



204 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Papius, Andreas, 1542-1581.

And. Papii Gandensis De consonantiis, sev pro diatessaron libri
y dvo. Antverpise, ex officina Christophori Plantini, architypographi
regij, 1581.

208, [22] p., 1 1. diagrs. 18| c



1 rm



Printer's mark on t.-p.; initials. The 22 pages at end contain "Pater peccaui
tribvs vocibvs" and "Als unverhoetz [Susan' vn iour] met ij. stimmen."

A revised edition of his " De consonantiis, sive harmoniis musicis contra vul-
garem opinionem," Antwerp, 1568.

ML171.P27

Parfaict, Claude, 1701 ?-1777.
See Parfaict, Francois.

[Parfaict, Francois] 1698-1753.

Dictionnaire des theatres de Paris, contenant toutes les pieces qui
ont ete representees jusqu'a present sur les differens theatres francois,
& sur celui de l'Academie royale de musique: les extraits de celles
qui ont 6te jouees par les com^diens italiens, depuis leur retablisse-
ment en 1716, ainsi que des opera comiques, & principaux spectacles
des foires Saint Germain & Saint Laurent. Des faits anecdotes sur
les auteurs qui ont travaille pour ces theatres, & sur les principaux
acteurs, actrices, danseurs, danseuses, compositeurs de ballets, des-
sinateurs, peintres de ces spectacles, &c. . . . Paris, Lambert, 1756.

7 v. 17 x 9£ cm .

By Francois and Claude Parfaict (completed and published by Quentin Godin
d'Abguerbe)

ML102.O6P2

Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des spectacles de la foire. Par
un acteur forain . . . Paris, Briasson, 1743.

2 v. in 1 (v. 1: 2 p. 1., Ixxxiv, 240 p.; v. 2: 2 p. 1., 162 p.) 16i cm .
By Francois and Claude Parfaict.

PN2633.P3

Paris. Academie royale de musique.

Memoire justificatif des sujets de l'Academie royale de musique,
en r^ponse a la lettre anonyme qui leur a ete adressee le 4 septembre
1789, avec l'epigraphe: Tu dors, Brutus, et Rome est dans les fers.
[Paris] 1789.

18 p. 20 cm .

ML1727.8.P2P23

. . . Petition, pour l'Academie royale de musique, a l'Assemblee
nationale. [Pans, Impr. de Laillet & Garnery, 1790]

8 p. 19J cm .

Caption title.

At head of first page: Supplement a la Chronique de Paris, n° 246, annee 1790.

ML1727.8.P2P3

Precis sur l'Opera et son administration, et reponses a differentes
objections. [Paris, 1789]

3 p. 1., [3]-92 p. fold. tab. 25 x 20 cm .

By Papillon de La Ferte (cf. Pierre, Le Conservatoire national, 1900, p. 40)

ML1727.8.P2P4



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 205

Paris. Academie royale de musique — Continued.

Reglemens pour P Academie royale de musique. Du l er . avril
1792. Paris, Impr. de l'Opera, 1792.

2 p. 1., 44 p. fold. tab. 24 x 18£ cm .

ML1727.8.P2R24

See also France:

Paris. Conservatoire national de musique et de declamation.

Organisation du Conservatoire de musique. [Paris, Impr. de la
republique, brumaire an v, 1796]

2 p. 1., 58 p. 21£ om .

MT3.P2C3

Parran, Antoine, 1582-1650.

Traite de la mvsiqve theoriqve et pratiqve. Contenant les pre-
ceptes de la composition. Par le R. P. Antoine Parran . . . Paris,
Par R. Ballard, seul imprimeur du roy pour la musique, 1646.

4 p. 1., 143, [1] p. fold, pi., diagr. 24 cm .

Title vignette.

1st edition Paris, 1639.

MT40.A2P18

Parrilli, Felice.

Lettera villereccia di Felice Parrilli ad uno avvocato napoletano
indiritta, in cui si propone un mezzano sistema per la quistione se i
maestri di cappella son compresi fra gli artigiani . . . [Napoli ? 1785 ?]

xii, 72 p. 20 cm .

The letter is dated: Mauro il dl 10. luglio 1785; the dedication, Napoli addl
28. agosto 1785.

ML63.P27

Pasquali, Nicolo, d. 1757.

The art of fingering the harpsichord ; illustrated with examples in
notes; to which is added, An approved method of tuning this instru-
ment: by Nicolo Pasquali. Edinburgh, R. Bremner [1760?]

vii, 28 p. xv pi. on 8 1. 24£ x 33£ cm .

Text, except the first 4 pages, printed on leaves 24£ x 16 cm . Plates printed
on both sides.

MT252.A2P3

The art of fingering, the harpsichord. Illustrated with exam-



ples in notes. To which is added, an approved method of tuning that
instrument. By Nicolo Pasquali. London, R: Bremner [17 — ]

v, 28 p. xv pi. on 81. 24 x 33 cm .

Text printed on leaves 23 \ x 182 cm . Plates printed on both sides.

MT252.A2P31

Thorough-bass made easy : or, Practical rules for finding & applying
its various chords with little trouble ; together with variety of exam-
ples in notes, shewing the manner of accompanying concertos, solos,



i^



206 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Pasquali, Nicolo — Continued.

songs, and recitatives: bv Nicolo Pasquali. Edinburgh, R. Bremner
[1757]

3 p. 1., [3]-48 p. xxix pi. on 15 1. 24J x 33| cm . {With his Art of fingering
the harpsichord. Edinburgh [1760?])

Text printed on leaves 24£ x 16 cm . Plates printed on both sides.

MT252.A2P3

Thorough-bass made easy: or, Practical rules for finding &



applying its various chords with little trouble; together with variety
oi examples in notes, shewing the manner of accompanying concertos,
solos, songs, and recitatives: by Nicolo Pasquali. London, R. Brem-
ner [17—]

2 p. 1., [3]-48 p. xxix pi. on 15 1. 24 x 33 em . (With his Art of fingering, the
harpsichord. London [17 — ])

MT252.A2P31

Passeri, Giovanni Battista, 1694-1780, editor.
See Doni, G. B. Lyra Barberina, 1763.

Patru, Olivier, 1604-1681.

See Hertel, J. W. Sammlung musikalischer schriften, 1757-58.

Pecourt, Guillaume Louis, 1653-1729.

See Feuillet, R. A. Reciieil de dances, 1704.

Rameau, P. Abreg6 de la nouvelle methode [1725 ?]

Pedroso, Manuel de Moraes.

See Moraes Pedroso, Manuel de.

Peletier, Jacques, 1517-1582.

See Discours non plus melancoliqves qve divers, 1557.

Pemberton, E.

An essay for the further improvement of dancing; being a collec-
tion of figure dances, of several numbers, compos'd hy the most emi-
nent masters; describ'd in characters after the newest manner of
Monsieur Feuillet. By E. Pemberton. To which is added, three
single dances, viz. a chacone by Mr. Isaac, a passacaille by Mr.
L'Abbe, and a jig by Mr. Pecour . . . London, J. Walsh [etc.] 1711.

5 p. 1., 54 pi. (partly fold.) 26 x 19 cm .

MT950.A2P45

Pena, Jean, d. 1558? translator.

See Euclddes. EunXddoi) Elcaycof^ dpjjovticf), 1557.

Penna, Lorenzo, 1613-1693.

Direttorio del canto fermo, dal quale con breuita si apprende il
modo di cantare in coro cio s'appartiene a coristi, con la maniera di
comporre il canto fermo, ad vno, due, e tre cori; dato in lvce da f.
Lorenzo Penna . . . Modana, Per gli eredi Cassiani stampatori episc,
1689.

96 p. 24 cm .

MT860.A2P41



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 207

Penna, Lorenzo — Continued.

Li primi albori mvsicali per li principianti della musica figurata;
distinti in tre' libri: dal primo spuntano fi principij del canto figvrato;
dal secondo spiccano le regole del contrapvnto ; dal terzo appariscono
li fondamenti per suonare Torgano 6 clavicembalo sopra la parte; del
padre fra Lorenzo Penna ... 5. impresione. Bologna, P. M. Monti,
1696.



7cm



199 p. incl. illus., port. 22J x 17°

"Terzo choro," etc., of example on p. 138 is on separate leaf attached to page.

MT6.A2P41

[Pepusch, John Christopher] 1667-1752.

A short treatise on harmony, containing the chief rules for com-
posing in two, three, and four parts. Dedicated to all lovers of
musick, by an admirer of this noble and agreeable science . . . Lon-
don, Printed by J. Watts, 1730.

2 p. 1., 84 p. 4 pi. 12 x 18£ cm .

MT50.A2P2

A treatise on harmony : containing the chief rules for com-
posing in two, three, and four parts. Dedicated to all lovers of
musick, by an admirer of this agreeable science. The 2d ed., alter'd,
enlarg'd, and illustrated by examples in notes . London "Pointed
by W. Pearson, 1731.

2 p. 1., 227„[1] p., 1 1. incl. 4 pi. 11£ x 20i cm .

"In 1730 there was published anonymously 'A [short] treatise on narmony
. . .' As the rules contained in the book were those Pepusch was in the habit
of imparting to his pupils, and as they were published without the necessary
musical examples, he felt compelled to adopt the work, and accordingly in 1731
published a 'Second edition' ... It was conjectured that the first edition was
put forth by Viscount Paisley, afterwards Earl of Abercorn." — Grove.

MT50.A2P22

See also Grassineau, J. A musical dictionary, 1740.

Perego, Camillo, d. ca. 1574.

La regola del canto fermo ambrosiano, composta gia d'ordine di
S. Carlo dal reuer. p. Camillo Perego . . . Ed hora data alia stampa
per commessione di Monsignor' illustrissimo, e reverendissimo Fede-
rico cardinale Borromeo arciuescouo . . . Milano, Per l'her. di P.
Pontio, & G. B. Piccaglia, stampatori archiepiscopali, 1622.

2 p. 1., 161, [5] p. illus. 23 x 17£ cm .

Title vignette. Errors in paging.

MT860.A2P45

Perez Calderon, Manuel.

Explicacion de solo el canto-llano, que para instruccion de los
novicios de la provincia de Castilla del real y militar Orden de N.
Senora de la Merced, redencion de cautivos, compuso el P. Fr. Manuel
Perez Calderon ... A que anade las cuerdas de Alamire, Gsolreut,
Ffaut, y la que particularmente usa la santa iglesia de Toledo, llamada

{>or eso cuerda toledana. Contiene asimismo todas las antifonas,
amentaciones. y responsorios de los tres dias de Tinieblas. Todo lo



208 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Perez Calderon, Manuel — Continued.

^ue para utilidad comun ha dispuesto, y da a luz el P. Fr. Isidro
iopez . . . Madrid, Por D. J. Ibarra, impresor, 1779.
1 p. 1., v, [1], 189 p. 1 illua. 21£ cm .
Copy 2. MT860.A2P49

Le petit Rameau, ou Principes courts et faciles, pour apprendre
soi-meme, & en peu de tenis, la musique; avec tablettes de papier
nouveau, pour ecrire ou noter tout ce que Ton desirera. Paris,
Desnos [1772 *]
48, 24, 48 p. 12 x 6 cm .

Approbation dated " 11 juin 1772."

MT7.A2P44

Petri, Johann Samuel, 1738-1808.

Anleitung zur practischen musik, vor neuangehende sanger und
instrumentspieler, von Johann Samuel Petri ... Lauban, J. C.
Wirthgen, 1767.

164 p., 1 1. 17i cm .

MT6.A2P47

Anleitung zur praktischen musik, von Johann Samuel Petri.



[2. umgearb., verb, und verm, aufl.] Leipzig, J. G. I. Breitkopf, 1782.

10 p. 1., 484, [1] p. 22 x 174 cm .

MT6.A2P49

Pfeiffer, August Friedrich, 1748-1817.

Ueber die musik der alten Hebraer, von August Friedrich Pfeiffer
. . . Erlangen, W. Walther, 1779.

lix p. fold. pi. 24£ x 19i cm .

ML166.A2P52

Phillips, John, 1631-1706.

See Locke, M. The present practice of musick vindicated, 1673.

Phillips, John.

Familiar dialogues on dancing, between a minister and a dancer,
taken from matter of fact, with an appendix containing some extracts
from the writings of pious and eminent men against the entertain-
ments of the stage, and other vain amusements . . . By John Phil-
lips .. . New- York, Printed by T. Kirk, 1798.

39 p. 21 cm .

GV1740.P5

Philodemus, of Gadara.

Philodemi De musica iv. [Neapoli, ex Regia typographia, 1793]

3 p. 1., 23 p., 1 1., 180 p. facsim. 40 cm . (R. Accademia ercolanese di arche-
ologia, Naples. Hercvlanensivm volvminvm qvse svpersvnt tomvs i)

Title given above appears as half-title preceding the text.
A facsimile of the papyrus, with transcription and Latin translation on oppo-
site pages. Edited by Carlo Maria Rosini.

ML168.P45



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 209

Philodemus — Continued.

... In Philodemi IJepi ppuacKfjg librum iv. nuper ab academicis
herculanensibus editum animadversionum particula I. [auctore C. G.
Schuetz] [Jenae] ex officina Goepferdtii [1795]

[4] p. 35ixl9| cm .
Program m — Univ. Jena (Novi prorectoratvs avspicia . . . indicit Acad, ienensis)

ML169.A2P5

Philomela franciscana, clara & brevi methodo decantans has ac
certas regulas ad bene, perfecteque cantum ecclesiasticum ad-
diacendum & docendum. Una cum tonis communibus, hymnis,
antiphonis, lectione mensali, &c. ad usum FF. minorum recollec-
torum ordinis seraphici patris S. Francisci . . . Augustas Vindeli-
corum, typis Joannis Michaelis Labhart, 1731.

2 p. I., 274 0*. e. 272) p. illus. 13£ cm .

No. 134-135 omitted in paging.

MT860.A2P55

Philostratus.

Philostrati Lemnii sopnistse Epistolse qusedam, partim nunquam,
partim auctiores editae. Ioannes Mevrsivs primus vulgavit, & ad-
junxit, De Philostratis dissertatiunculam. Lvgdvni Batavorvm, ex
officina Lvdovici Elzevirii, typis Godefridi Basson, 1616.

24 p. 19£ x 13£ cm . (With Meurs, Johannes van, editor. Aristoxenvs. Lvg-
dvni Batavorvm, 1616)

Printer's mark: open music book.

ML167.M57

Picerli, Silverio.

Specchio primo di mvsica, nel quale si vede chiaro non sol' il . . ..
modo d'imparar di cantare di canto figurato, e fermo; ma vi si ve-
don' anco dichiarate . . . tutte le principali materie, che iui si tratta-
no, sciolte le maggiori difficolta, che ... in essa occorrono, e scoperti
nuoui segreti nella medesima circa il cantare, comporre, e sonar di
tasti, nascosti . . . Composto dal m. r. p. f. Silverio Picerli . . .
Napoli, O. Beltrano, 1630.

81, [9] p., 1 1. 20£ C1 ».
The preface announces 3 parts but the third part apparently not published.

MT6.A2P59

Specchio secondo di mvsica, nel qvale si vede chiaro il . . .

modo di comporre di canto figurato, e fermo, di fare con nuoue regole
ogni sorte di contrapnnti [!], e canoni, di fomar [!] li toni di tutt' i
generi di musica reale, e finta . . . e di porre in prattica quanto si vuole,
e pud desiderare di detti canto figurato, e fermo. Composto dal
m. r. p. f. Silverio Picerli . . . Napoli, M. Nucci, 1631.

7 p. 1., 196 p. 20£ cm . (With his Specchio primo di mvsica. Napoli, 1630)

MT6A2P59

Picitono, Angelo da.

See Angelo da Picitono.

51234°— 13 14



210 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Pidanzat de Mairobert, Mathieu Frangois.

See Mairobert, Mathieu Francois Pidanzat de.

Pignolet de Monteclair, Michel.

See Monteclair, Michel Pignolet de.

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

Pintado, Giuseppe.

Vera idea della musica e del contrappunto, di D. Giuseppe Pintado.
Roma, Stamperia di G. Puccinelli, 1794.

159 p. 20£ cm .

MT55.A2P65

Pipegrop, Heinrich.

See Baryphonus, Heinrich.

Pipping, Heinrich, 1670-1722.

See Loescher, C. Dissertatio historico-theologica [1688]

Pizzati, Giuseppe, 1732-1803.

La scienza de' suoni, e dell' armonia, diretta specialmente a render
ragione de' fenomeni, ed a conoscer la natura e le Ieggi della medesima,
ed a giovare alia pratica del contrappunto. Opera dell' ab : Giuseppe
Pizzati, divisa in cinque parti. Venezia, G. Gatti, 1782.

2 v. (v. 1: viii, 358 p., 1 1.; v. 2: 1 p. 1., xlix pi. on 26 1.) 31 cm (v. 2: 34i em )

Vol. [2], engraved throughout, has title: Tavole degli esempj appartenenti
alia Scienza de' suoni e dell' armonia . . .

MT50.A2P69

Planelli, Antonio, 1747-1803.

Dell' opera in musica, trattato del cavaliere Antonio Planelli . . .
Napoli, Stamperia di D. Campo, 1772.

272 p. 20^™.

ML3858.P7

Playford, Henry, b. 1657.

See The dancing-master, 1698.

Playford, John, 1623-1686 ?

An introduction to the skill of musick. In two books. The first:
the grounds and rules of mvsick, according to the gam-vt, and other
principles thereof. The second: instructions & lessons for the bass-
viol : and instruments & lessons for the treble- violin. By John Play-
ford. To which is added, The art of descant, or composing musick
in parts. By Dr. Tho. Campion. With annotations thereon, by Mr.
Chr. Simpson. The 7th ed., cor. and enl. London, Printed by W.
Godbid, for J. Playford, 1674.

7 p. 1., 121, [3], 42, 10 p. illus. 17 c



7cm



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 211

Playford, John — Continued.

The "Art of descant" has special t.-p. and separate paging.

The first edition was published in 1654 as "Breefe introduction to the skill of
musick, for song and viall."

"Rules and directions lor singing the Psalms": p. 71-89.

"The order of performing the divine service in cathedrals and collegiate
chappels: " 10 p. at end.

MT7.A2P72

An introduction to the skill of musick, in two books. The



first contains the grounds and rules of musick, according to the
gam-ut, and other principles thereof. The second, instructions and
lessons both for the basse- viol and treble- violin. By John Playford.
To which is added, The art of descant, or composing of musick in
parts, by Dr. Tho. Campion; with annotations thereon by Mr. Chr.
Simpson. Also The order of singing divine service in cathedrals.
The 8th ed. carefully cor. London, Printed by A. C. and J. P. for
J. Playford, 1679.

7 p. 1., 119, [3], 34, 7 p. front, (port.) illus. 16 cm .

The "Art of descant" has special t.-p. and separate paging.

MT7.A2P73

An introduction to the skill of musick, in three books. The



first contains the grounds and rules of musick, according to the
gam-ut, and other principles thereof. The second, instructions and
lessons both for the bass-viol and treble- violin. The third, the art of
descant, or composing musick in parts: in a more plain and easie
method than any heretofore published. By John Playford. The
12th ed. Corrected and amended by Mr. Henry Purcell. [London]
Printed by E. Jones, for H. Playford, 1694.

9 p. 1., 144 p. front, (port.) illus. 17£ cm .

"A brief discourse of the Italian manner of singing . . . written some years
since by an English gentleman who had lived long in Italy, and being returned,
taught the same here": p. 31-46.

MT7.A2P75

An introduction to the skill of musick: in three books. By



John Playford. Containing i. The grounds and principles of musick
according to the gamut ... n. Instructions and lessons for the
treble, tenor, and bass-viols; and also for the treble- violin, in. The
art of descant, or composing musick in parts; made very plain and
easie by the late Mr. Henry Purcell. The 13th ed. [London]
Printed by E. Jones, for H. Playford [etc.] 1697.
2 p. 1., ix, [1], 134 p. front, (port.) illus. 17 x 10 cm .

Parts 2 and 3 have each special t.-p.

MT7.A2P76

An introduction to the skill of musick: in three books: by



John Playford. Containing i. The grounds and principles of musick,
according to the gamut . . . n. Instructions and lessons for the
treble, tenor and bass-viols; and also for the treble-violin, in. The
art of descant, or composing musick in parts: made very plain and



212 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Playford, John — Continued.

easie by the late Mr. Henry Purcell. The 15th ed. Corrected, and
done on the new ty'd-note. London, Printed by W. Pearson, for
H. Playford [etc.] 1703.

9 p. 1., 180 (i. e. 170).p. front, (port.) illus. 17 cm .

Parts 2 and 3 have each special t.-p., dated 1700. No. 81-90 omitted in paging;
no. 108 and 109 transposed.

"The order of performing the divine service in cathedrals, & collegiate chap-
pels": p. 53-60.

MT7.A2P78

An introduction to the skill of musick : in three books : by

John Playford. Containing i. The grounds and principles of musick,
according to the gamut ... n. Instructions and lessons for the
treble, tenor, and bass-viols; and also for the treble violin, in. The
art of descant, or composing musick in parts; made very plain and
easie by the late Mr. Henry Purcell. The 16th ed. Corrected, and
done on the new ty'd note. London, Printed by W. Pearson, for
J. Sprint, 1713.

9 p. 1., 170 p. illus. 16 cm .

"The order of performing the divine service in cathedrals, & collegiate chap-
pels": p. 53-60.

MT7.A2P79

An introduction to the skill of musick: in three books: by



John Playford. Containing i. The grounds and principles of musick,
according to the gamut . . . n. Instructions and lessons for the
treble, tenor, and bass-viols; and also for the treble- violin, in. The
art of descant, or composing musick in parts: made very plain and
easy by the late Mr. Henry Purcell. The 19th ed. Cor. , and done on
the new-ty'd note. London, Printed by W. Pearson, for B. Sprint,
1730.

9 p. 1., 170 p. front, (port.) illus. 17 cm .

' ' The order of performing the divine service in cathedrals, and collegiate chap-
pels": p. 53-60.

MT7.A2P793

See also The dancing-master, 1698.

Locke, M. The present practice of musick vindicated,
1673.

The playhouse pocket-companion, or Theatrical vademecum: con-
taining, i. A catalogue of all the dramatic authors who have written
for the English stage, with a list of their works, shewing the dates of
representation or publication, n. A catalogue of anonymous pieces,
in. An index of plays and authors. In a method entirely new,
whereby the author of any dramatic performance, and the time of
its appearance, may be readily discovered on inspection. To which
is prefixed, a critical history of the English stage from its origin to
the present time; with an enquiry into the causes of the decline of
dramatic poetry in England . . . London, Richardson and Urqu-
hart [etc.] 1779.

2 p. 1., [13}-179 p. I8 cm .

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Plutarchus.

IJXovrapxov diaXoyos Ilepl /xovffiKr/s. Dialogue de Plutarque
sur la musique, tr. en francois. Avec des remarques. Par M. Bu-
rette. Paris, Imprimerie royale, 1735.

442, 31-126 p. 3 fold. pi. 26i cm .

One of 12 copies separately issued. Printed also in "M6moires de literature
tirez des registres de l'Academie royale des inscriptions et belles lettres," vol.
10, 13, 15, 17, 1736-51.

The last instalment ("Suite des remarques [etc.]", §§ccxlv-cclxxi, and a
"Dissertation," p. 61-126) has paging and signature of the "Memoires."

"Dissertation servant d'epilogue & de conclusion aux remarques sur le traite
de Plutarque touchant la musique; dans laquelle on compare la theorie de
l'ancienne musique avec celle de la musique moderne. Par M. Burette": p.
61-126 at end.

ML168.P7B6

La poesie et la musique. Satire. A Monsievr Despreavx. Paris,



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