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The first edition quoted is that of Dortmund, 1573.

ML171.B55

[Bianchi, Giovanni Antonio] 1686-1758.

De i vizj, e de i difetti del moderno teatro e del modo di correg-
gergli, e d' emendarli, ragionamenti vi. di Lauriso Tragiense pastore
arcade. Roma, N., e M. Pagliarini, 1753.

xii, 345, [1] p. illus., 4 pi. (1 fold.) 2 plans. 27 x 20 cm .

Title vignette; initials; head and tail pieces.

Ch.34.3018

Bianchini, Francesco, 1662-1729.

Francisci Bianchini Veronensis . . . De tribus generibus instru-
mentorum musicae veterum organicse dissertatio. Romas, impensis
Fausti Amidei, 1742.

xi, 58 p. viii pi. 25£ em .

Title vignette; head-pieces; initials.

ML162.A2B6

Bicknell, John Laurence, 1740-1787.

See Veal, G. Musical travels through England.

Biedermann, Johann Gottlieb, 1705-1772.

M. Johann Gottlieb Biedermanns . . . Abgen6thigte ehren-rettung
wider die unverschamten lasterungen uber seine einladungsschrifft
De vita mvsica. Leipzig, M. C. F. Muller, 1750.

15 p. 21| x 17i cm .

ML64.B4

See also Nachgedanken herrn m. Joh. Gottl. Biedermanns, 1750.

Birchensha, John. •

See Salmon, T. An essay, 1672.

Birchensha, John, translator.

See Alsted, J. H. Templvm mvsicvm, 1664.

Bisse, Thomas, d. 1731.

Musick the delight of the sons of men. A sermon preached at the
cathedral church of Hereford, at the anniversary meeting of the three
choirs, Glocester, Worcester, Hereford, September 7. 1726. By Tho.
Bisse . . . London, W. and J. Innys, 1726.

52 p. 20 cm .

ML63.B62



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 35

Blainville, Charles Henri, 1711-1769.

L'esprit de Tart musical, ou Reflexions sur la musique, et ses diffe-
rentes parties, par C. H. Blainville. Geneve, 1754.

2 p. 1., 126, [2] p. front. 21£ cm .

A German translation, taken from "Vermischte beytrage zur philosophic und
den sch&nen wissenschaften", was pub. by J. A. Hiller in his " W6chentliche
nachrichten", 1767.

ML1727.33.B63

Harmonie theorico-pratique, divisee en six parties . . . Paris, Chez
l'auteur [etc.] 1751.
iv, 55, [1] p. 20£ x 27£ cm .

Caption title: Regies de composition.

Blainville is given as author in the privilege.

An earlier edition was published by Ballard in 1746.

MT50.A2B5

Histoire generale,* critique et philologique de la musique . . . par
M. de Blainville, Paris, Pissot, 1767.

xj, [1], 189, [3] p. lxix (». e. 61) pi. (incl. front.) 274 x 21 cm .

Plates (partly music) numbered irregularly and in part printed on both sides.

ML159.B63

Blanc, Hubert le.

See Le Blanc, Hubert.

Blanchet, Jean, 1724-1778.

L'art, ou les principes philosophiques du chant: par M. Blanchet.
2. ed., cor. & augm. . . . Paris, A. M. Lottin [etc.] 1756.

xlviij, 148, [4] p. pi. 16£ em .
For the 1st edition of this work see Berard, J. A., L'art du chant.

MT820.A2B4

Bland, John.

. . . Catalogue of subjects or beginnings of the several works, for
the harpsichord, piano forte, & organ, which are printed & sold by
J. Bland, n.° 45, Holborn, London . . . Catalogue thematique, ou
commencement de chaque ouvrage pour le clavecin, forte piano ou
l'orgue qui sont publics & vendus par J. Bland . . . London [1790]

18 p. 25 cm .

At head of title: N? 2. Decern 1 - 1790.

ML145.A2B41

Blankenburg, Christian Friedrich von, 1744-1796, editor.

See Sulzer, J. G. Allgemeine theorie der schdnen kunste, 1792-99.



36 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Blankenburg, Quirinus van, h. 1654.

Elementa musica, of Niew licht tot het welverstaan van de musiec
en de bas-continuo. Door regelen, met reden en bewys, gebouwd op
een klare ontledinge der eerste beginselen; na een voorafgaande
wederlegging van de dwalingen dezes tyds. Waar nevens de vinding
en opkomst der konst ; de musiec der ouden ; de redenmaat der klan-
ken; de ontdekking van een wiskunstige cirkel, waar in de wet der
nature al de toonen verdeelt; de stelkonst; de speeltuigen en de
grondlegging van de zangkunst. Door Quirinus van Blankenburg . . .
's Gravenhage, L. Berkoske, 1739.

15 p. 1., 200 p., 1 1. front, (port.) 29 pi. (partly fold.) 26 x 20i cm .

MT49.A2B64

Blewitt, Jonas, d. 1805.

A complete treatise on the organ, to which is added a set of explan-
atory voluntaries composed expressly for the purpose of rendering
theory and practice subservient to mutual elucidation. By Jonas
Blewitt . . . Op: 4 . . . London, Printed by Longman and Bro-
derip [17 — ]

1 p. 1., 9, 59 p. 24 x 324 cm .

Engraved, except the treatise (9 p.) which is followed by the dedication (p. 1),
12 voluntaries (p. 2-42) and psalm-tunes with preface (p. 43-59)

MT182.A2B6

Bocchi, Francesco, 1548-1618.

Discorso di Francesco Bocchi sopra la musica, non secondo Parte di
quella, ma secondo la ragione alia politica pertinente. Fiorenza, 1581.

39 p. 16 cm .

Colophon: In Fiorenza, Nella stamperia di Giorgio Marescotti . . . mdlxxx.
Title within ornamental border; printer's mark at end.

ML171.B57

Boch, Jean, 1555-1609.

See Straet, J. van der. Enconivm mvsices [ca. 1600]

Boecklin von Boecklinsau, Franz Friedrich Siegmund August
von, reichsfreiherr zu Rust, 1745-1813.

Beytrage zur geschichte der musik, besonders in Deutschland; uebst
freymuthigen anmerkungen liber dfe kunst. Von F. F. S. A. von
Boecklin. Freyburg im Breisgau, Gedruckt bey N. A. Zehnder, 1790.

150 p. I9 cm .

A second title precedes the text: xvm. briefe uber die tonkunst.

ML275.3.B73

Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus.

Arithmetica, geometria et musica Boetii. Venetiis, Johannes et
Gregorius de Gregoriis, 1492.

32™.

From Opera Boetii, 1492, '91 (2 v.) v. 1, 1 p. 1., numb. 1. 156-220 (i. e. 222)
(According to Hain: 157-222; according to Pellechet: 157-220 (i. e. 175-242))

In Pellechet, f. 157\ col. 1: ' : table"; in Hain and this copy, col. 1: C Inci-
piunt duo libri de Arithmetica.

Book-plate of James E. Matthew.

Complete work listed as follows: Hain *3351, Pellechet 2490, Proctor 4517 (3
Venice 45-16, 17, 20)

Incun.1492.B67



EAKLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 37

Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus — Continued.

Opera. [Venetiis, Johannes et Gregorius de Gregoriis, fratres,
1497-99]

3 v. in 1. 32 cm .

Hain*3352; Proctor 4555, 4559; Pellechet 2491.

Incun.1499.B6

Anitii Manlii Severini Boethi . . . opera omnia . . . Accesservnt



Ioannis Murmelij in v. lib. De consolatione philosophise commentaria.
et in eosdem Rodolphi Agricolse enarrationes. Item, Gilberti Porretae,
episcopi pictauiensis, in mi. lib. De trinitate commentarij, ante nun-
quam sediti. Praeter reliquos doctiss. uiros, Henricvs Loritvs Glarea-
nvs, Arithmeticam & Musicam demonstrationibus & figuris auctiorem,
redditam, suo pristino nitori restituit . . . et Martianvs Rota, opus
de tota disserendi ratione, hoc est, Organum . . . illustrauit. et huius
autorisuitam . . . descripsit. Basilea3,exomcinaHenricpetrina [1570]
23 p. 1., 1546, [2] p. diagrs. 31£ cm .

Printer's mark on t.-p. and on last page; initials.

Ch.40

Bogatzky, Carl Heinrich von, 1690-1774.
See Der eitle musicant, 1760.

Boiseul, Jean.

Traitte contre les danses. Par Jean Boiseul. La Rochelle, Les
heritiers de Hierosme Havltin, 1606.

50 p. 16 cm .

Printer's mark on t.-p.

GV1740.B7

Boissy, M. A. Laus de.

See Laus de Boissy, M. A.

Bollioud-Mermet, Louis, 1709-1793.

De la corruption du goust dans la musique francoise. Par M.
Bollioud de Mermet . . . Lyon, Impr. d'A. Delaroche, 1746.

53, [1] p. 16£ em .

Title vignette.

ML270.3.B68

Herrn Bollioud von Mermet abhandlung von dem verder-

ben des geschmacks in der franzSsischen musik. Aus dem franzd-
sischen ubersetzt und mit einigen historischen anmerkungen verse-
hen von Ffriedrich] G[otthiK] F[reytag] Altenburg, Bey P. E. Rich-
tern, 1750.

78 p. 17i cm .

Title vignette.

"A. G. Kastners . . . schreiben an den nebersetzer, die ursachen, warum man
in den kunsten auf das unnaturliche verfallt, betreffend": p. 69-78.

ML270.3.B69

Bologna. R. Accademia filarmonica.
See Accademia filarmonica, Bologna.



38 LIBEAKY OF CONGRESS

Bona, Giovanni, cardinal, 1609-1674.

De divina psalmodia, eivsqve cavsis, mysteriis, et disciplinis, deque
variis ritibus omnium ecclesiarum in psallendis diuinis ofnciis,
tractatvs historicvs, symbolicvs, asceticvs. Sive Psallentis ecclesise
harmonia, opus nouum, & curiosum, ac multiplici eruditione illus-
tratum. Auctore d. Ioanne Bona . . . Ed. 2. avctior et emen-
datior. Nunc primum prodit in Galliis. Parisiis, apud Lvdovicvm
Billaine, 1663.

12 p. 1., 534 p. 23i cm .

"Notitia avctorvm, et librorvm, qvi in hoc opere citantvr, notantvr, illvstran-
tvr": p. 1-48.

ML3270.A2B6

Bona, Valeric

Essempi delli passaggi delle consonanze, et dissonanze, et d'altre
cose pertmenti al compositore. Del r. p. Valerio Bvona . . . Milano,
Appresso li heredi di F., & S. Tini, 1596.

28 p. 19 x 14£ cm .

ML171.B69

Bonaventura da Brescia.

Regula musice plane. [Venetia, Jacomo di Penci da Lecho, 1500]
16 1. 21£ cm .
Proctor 5589 (3 Venice 136— 8,9,11) Copinger 1200. NotinHainorPellechet.

ML171.B7

Regula musice pla || ne VenerabilisfratrisBo |j nauenture de Bri-



xia ordinis || mino- |[ rii. [Colophon: C Impressum Mediolani per
Joannem Angelum Scinzenze || ler. Anno dfii. M.ccccc.xiiij. Die xxvij.
Mensis Septebris]

[40] p. 1 illua. 20i Rm .

Title within woodcut border; printer's mark on t.-p. above title; Guidonian
hand on recto of third leaf. Gothic type. Signatures: a in eight, b-d in fours.
1st edition pub. at Brescia in 1497 under title: Breviloquium musicale.

ML171.B71

Regula musice plane vene- || rabilis fratris Bonauen || ture



de brixia ordinis || Minorum. [Colophon: C Stampato in Venetia
per Giouanni An- || drea Valuaflore detto Guadagnino || m.d.l.]
145] p. lillus. 15i cm .

Signatures: A-B in eights, C in seven. Woodcut on t.-p., Guidonian hand on
recto of A iii, printer's mark on last leaf.

ML171.B73

Bonlini, Giovanni Carlo, 1673-1731.

Le glorie della poesia, e della musica contenute nelF esatta notitia
de teatri della citta di Venezia, e nel catalogo purgatissimo de drami
musicali quiui sin' hora rapresentati. Con gF auttori della poesia, e
della musica, e con le annotationi a suoi luoghi proprij. In Venezia
[C. Bonarigo stampatore, 1730]

1 p. 1., 264, [2] p., 11. 18 x 10" m .

ML1733.8.V4B5



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 39

Bonnet, Jacques, 1644-1724.

Histoire de la musique, et de ses effets, depuis son origine jusqu'a
present . . . Paris, J. Cochart [etc.] 1715.

8 p. 1., 487, [1] p. 17 cm .

Dedication signed: Bonnet.

The work was begun by the Abbe Bourdelot, continued by his nephew, Pierre
Bonnet, and completed and pub. by the brother of the latter, Jacques Bonnet.

ML159.B7

Histoire de la musique et de ses effets ; depuis son origine

1'usqu'a present: & en quoi consiste sa beaute . . . Amsterdam, C.
..e Cene, 1726.

4 v. in 2. 16 cm .

Vol . 2-4 of this edition are a reprint of the ' ' Comparaison de la musique itali-
enne et de la musique francoise" of J. L. Le Cerf de La Vieville.

ML159.B8

Histoire generale de la danse, sacree et prophane ; ses progres & ses
revolutions, depuis son origine jusqu'a present. Avec un supplement
de 1' Histoire de la musique, & le Paralele de la peinture & de la poesie
... Par M. Bonnet . . . Paris, D'Houry fils, 1724.

xl, 269 p. 15£ cm .

Based upon material left in manuscript by the Abb6 Bourdelot.

GV1601.B71



Bonnet-Bourdelot, Pierre, 1638-1708.
See Bonnet, J. Histoire de la musique.

Bonnot de Mably, Gabriel.

See Mably, Gabriel Bonnot de.

Bononcini, Giovanni Maria, 1640-1678.

Mvsico prattico che breuemente dimostra il modo di giungere alia
perfetta cognizione di tutte quelle cose, che concorrono alia compo-
sizione de i canti, e di cio en' all' arte del contrapunto si ricerca.
Opera ottava di Gio. Maria Bononcini . . . Bologna, G. Monti, 1673.

5 p. 1., 164 p. front. 20£ cm .

MT55.A2B71

Johannis Marise Bononcini . . . Musicus practicus. Welcher

in kurtze weiset die art / wie man zu vollkommener erkantniss aller
der jenigen sachen / welche bey setzung eines gesangs unterlauffen /
und was die kunst des contra-puncts erfordert / gelangen kan. Stut-
gart /P. Treu / 1701.

1 p. 1., 101, [1] p. 20 x 16 cm .
Translation of the second part of hia "Mvsico prattico."



is



MT55.A2B73



40 LIBEAKY OF CONGRESS

Bontempi Angelini, Giovanni Andrea, 1624-1705.

Historia mvsica, nella quale si ha piena cognitione della teorica, e
della pratica antica della mvsica harmonica; secondo la dottrina de'
Greci . . . e come dalla teorica, e dalla pratica antica sia poi nata la
pratica moderna, che contiene la scientia del contrapunto ... Di
Gio: Andrea Angelini Bontempi . . . Pervgia, Pel Costantini, 1695.

6 p. 1., 278, [2] p., 1 1. diagrs. 30 cm .

Title vignette.

ML159.B85

Borde, Jean Baptiste de la.

See La Borde, Jean Baptiste de.

Borde, Jean Benjamin de la.

See La Borde, Jean Benjamin de.

Bordier, Louis Charles, d. 1764.

Nouvelle methode de musique, par M r . Bordier . . . Paris, Des
Lauriers [1760]

1 p. 1., 118 p. 33£ x 25i cm .

Engraved throughout. Label mounted over imprint on t.-p.: Chez M elle Cas-
tagnery ... .

A new edition was published in 1781 under title: Methode pour la voix.

MT870.A2B71

Traite de composition, par feu M. Bordier . . . mis au jour par M.
Boiiin . . . Paris, Chez l'editeur; [etc., etc., 1770?]

2 p. 1., 86 p. 24£ cm .

Engraved throughout.

MT40.A2B78

Borghese, Antonio D. It.

L'art musical ramene a ses vrais principes; ou, Lettres d'Antoine
D. R. Borghese, a Julie, tr. de l'italien par l'auteur . . . Paris, Har-
douin & Gattey, 1786.

lp. 1., 16, 178, [2] p. 21 cm .

Gaspari gives also a volume of 17 plates, published 1785, containing the musical
examples for the work.

MT6.A2B73

[Borjon, Charles Emmanuel] 1633-1691.

Traite de la mvsette, avec vne nowelle methode, pour apprendre
de soy-mesme a jouer de cet instrument facilement, & en peu de
temps. A Lyon, Chez lean Girin, & Barthelemy Riviere, 1672.

5 p. 1., 39, 19 p. incl. illus., pi. front., 2 pi. 29£ cm .

Title vignette; head -pieces; historiated initials. In two parts; the second
part, " Livre de tablature," engraved throughout, consists of arias and dance music
in tablature with transcription in modern notation on opposite pages, followed
by the words of the songs.

MT530.B78



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 41

Borromeo, Carlo, Saint.

See Carlo Borromeo, Saint.

Borromeo, Federico, cardinal, 1564-1631.
See Regole d'alcuni capi, 1795.

Bos, Jean Baptiste du.

See Dubos, Jean Baptiste.

Bossier, Heinrich Philipp Carl, d. 1812, editor.
See Musikalische real-zeitung [1788-90]

Bottrigari, Ercole, 1531-1612.

II Patricio, overo De' tetracordi armonici di Aristosseno, parere, et
vera dimostratione dell' illustre Signor caualiere Hercole Bottrigaro.
Bologna, V. Benacci, 1593.

47, [1] p. 21 x 15£ cm .

ML171.B75

Bourdelot, Pierre, originally Pierre Michon, 1610-1685.

See Bonnet, J. Histoire de la musique.

Histoire generale de la danse, 1724.

Boyer, Pascal, b. 1743.

Lettre a Monsieur Diderot, sur le projet de 1' unite* de clef dans la
musique. Et la reforme des mesures, proposes par M. l'abbe La Cas-
sagne, dans ses Clemens du chant. Par M. Boyer ... A Amster-
dam, et se trouve, a Paris, chez Vente, 1767.

1 p. 1., ij, 70 p., 1 1. fold. pi. 19J cm .

ML432.A2B6

See also Arnaud, F. La soiree perdue a F Opera, 1776.

Bradbury, Thomas, 1677-1759.
See Practical discourses, 1708.

Bravo, Jose de Torres Martinez.

See Torres Martinez Bravo, Jose de.

Breitkopf, Johann Gottlob Immanuel, 1719-1794.
Catalogo . . . [Lipsia] 1762-65.
6 pt. in 1 v. 22J cm .

Thematic catalogue of ms. music only.

Each part has special t.-p. (1) Catalogo delle sinfonie che si trovano in manu-
scritto nella officina musica di Giovanno Gottlob Immanuel Breitkopf, in Lipsia.
Parte ima. 1762. (2) Catalogo dei soli, due tti, triie concerti per il violino [etc.]
chi si trovano in manuscritto nella officina musica di Breitkopf in Lipsia. Parte
nda. 1762. (3) Catalogo de' soli [etc.] per il flauto traverso [etc.] . . . Parte
niza. 1763. (4) Catalogo de' soli [etc.] per il cembalo e l'harpa . . . Parte ivta.
1763. (5) Catalogo de' qvadri, partite, divertimenti, cassat. scherz. ed intrade
... a diversi stromenti . . . Parte va. 1765. (6) Catalogo delle arie, duetti,
madrigali e cantate, con stromenti diversi e con cembalo solo . . . Parte vita.
1765.



42 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Breitkopf , Johann Gottlob Immanuel — Continued.

Svpplemento i[-xn] dei catalog^ delle sinfonie, partite, ouver-

ture, soli, duetti, trii, quattri e concert! per il violino, fl°,uto traverso,
cembalo ed altri stromenti, che si trovano in mancscritto nella officina
musica di Breitkopf in Lipsia. [Lipsia] 1766-78.

12 pt. in 2 v. 22J cm .

Supplements xiii-xvi wanting in L. of C. set.

ML145.A2B83
Bremner, Robert, d. 1789.

The rudiments of music : or, A short and easy treatise on that sub-
ject. To which is added, a collection of the best church-tunes, canons,
and anthems. By Robert Bremner. Edinburgh, Printed for the
author, 1756.

2 p. 1., [iii]-ix, [1], 35 p. 12, 52 p .(music, engr.) 2 fold. pi. 16 cm .

Page 52 and 4 unnumb. p. following are ruled but otherwise blank.

MT7.A2B8

The rudiments of music : or, A short and easy treatise on that

subject. The 3d ed. With considerable additions; particularly,
Instructions for song; and, A plan for teaching a number of persons
collectively the four parts of psalmody. By Robert Bremner. To
which is annexed, a collection of the best church-tunes, canons, and
anthems. London, Printed for the author, 1763.

1 p. 1., [v]-xix, [1], 59 p., 1 1., 72 p. (music, engr.) 3 fold. pi. 17 cm .

MT7.A2B83

[Bretagne, Pierre de] b. ca. 1666.

De excellentia musicse antiquse Hebrseorum et eorum instrumentis
musicis tractatus ex S. Scriptura, ss. patribus, & antiquis authoribus
illustratus . . . Monachii, sumptibus Joannis J. Remy, 1718.

6 p. 1., 100 p. fold. pi. 16 cm .

Dedication signed: F. P. de Bretagne, a. s. e. b. c. & t.
According to Fetis this is a reprint of the 1st edition, Paris, 1707.

ML166.A2B8
Brett, John, d. 1785, translator.

See Feijoo y Montenegro, B. J. Three essays, 1778.

Briefwechsel fiber Danziger musik und musiker. Berlin, 1785.
71 p. 16 cm .

Letters to H. W. Gulden (cj. Reichardt) concerning a pamphlet by J. G.
Hingelberg, published anonymously, " Ueber Danziger musik und musiker."

ML279.8.D16
Brijon, C. R., b. ca. 1720.

L'Apollon moderne, ou Le developpement intellectuel par les sons
de la musique. Nouvelle devouverte [!] de premiere culture, aisee
& certaine pour parvenir a la reussite dans les sciences, & nouveau
moyen d'apprendre facilement la musique. Par C. R. Brijon . . .
Deuxieme oeuvre . . . Lyon [A. A. Belion] 1782.

xxxij, 264, [7], 64 p. 22$ cm .

In two parts. The second part has special t.-p.: L'Apollon moderne. Ou,
Principes, exemples et lecons de musique. Grave par Meunier graveur du roy,
1782 a Lyon.

MT6.A2B84



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 43

Brijon, C. R. — Continued.

Reflexions sur la musique, et la vraie maniere de l'executer sur le
violon. Par M. Brijon . . . Paris, Chez l'auteur [etc.] 1763.

2 p. 1., 32, v, 11 p. 26£ x 20£ cm .

In two parts. The second part, " Principes de musique, pour parvenir a jouer
du violon, is engraved throughout.

MT260.A2B85

Brocarte, Antonio de la Cruz.

See Cruz Brocarte, Antonio de la.

[Brocklesby, Richard] 1722-1797.

Reflections on antient and modern musick, with the application
to the cure of diseases. To which is subjoined, an essay to solve the
question, wherein consisted the difference of antient musick, from
that of modern times . . . London, M. Cooper, 1749.

l p. 1., 82 p., 1 1. 19 cm .

ML3920.A2B76

Brookbank, Joseph, b. 1612.

See The organs fvnerall [1642 ?]

Brossard, Sebastien de, d. 1730.

Dictionaire de musique, contenant une explication des termes
grecs, latins, italiens, & francois les plus usitez ... A l'occasion
desquels on rapporte ce qu'il y a de plus curieux, & de plus necessaire
a scavoir; tant pour l'histoire & la theorie, que pour la composition,
& la pratique . . . de la musique . . . Ensemble, une table alphabe-
tique des termes francois qui sont dans le corps de l'ouvrage . . . Un
traite de la maniere de bien prononcer, sur tout en chantant, les
termes italiens, latins, & francois. Et un catalogue de plus de 900.
auteurs qui ont ecrit sur la musique . . . Par M e Sebastien de Bros-
sard . . . Paris, C. Ballard, 1703.

[112] p. 37 cm .

ML108.A2B6

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

Brouncker, William Brouncker, 2d viscount, 1620 or 21-1684,
editor.

See Descartes, R. Excellent compendium of musick, 1653.

Brown, John, 1715-1766.

A dissertation on the rise, union, and power, the progressions,
separations, and corruptions, of poetry and music. To which is
prefixed, The cure of Saul. A sacred ode. Written by Dr. Brown
. . . London, L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1763.

iv, [5]-244 {%. e. 248) p. 26£ x 20£ cm .

Last page numbered 244 for 248.

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Brown, John — Continued.

Dr. Brown's Betrachtungen uber die poesie und musik, nach

ihrem ursprunge, ihrer vereinigung, gewalt, wachsthum, trennung
und verderbniss. Aus dem englischen ubersetzt, mit anmerkungen
und zween anhangen begleitet, von Johann Joachim Eschenburg.
Leipzig, Weidmanns erben und Reich, 1769.

7 p. 1., 494, [2] p., 1 1. front. 18 cm .

"Die heilung Sauls, eine ode von dr. Brown": p. [395]-43i.

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DelF origine, unione e forza, progressi, separazioni, e corru-

zioni della poesia, e della musica, dissertazione del dottor Giovanni
Brown, tr. in lingua italiana dall' originate inglese, ed accresciuta di
note dal dottor Pietro Crocchi ... A cui si aggiunge La cura di
Saule, ode sacra delF istesso autore, tr. fedelmente in poesia italiana
di metre irregolare a confronto del testo inglese da Oresbio Agieo
p. a. . . . Firenze, Stamperia Bonducciana, 1772.

2 p. 1., 248 p. 22 cm .

"Oresbio Agieo," academic name of Francesco Corsetti.

ML3849.A2B872

Brown, John, 1752-1787.

Letters upon the poetry and music of the Italian opera; addressed
to a friend. By the late Mr. John Brown, painter. Edinburgh, Bell
and Bradfute; [etc., etc.] 1789.

2 p. 1., [iii]-xx, 141 p. 16 cm .

ML3858.B87

Letters on the Italian opera: addressed to the Hon. Lord

Monboddo. By the late Mr. John Brown. 2ded. London, T. Cadell,
1791.

xviii, 141 p., 1 1. 17 cm .

ML3858.B872
Browne, Richard.

Medicina musica: or, A mechanical essay on the effects of singing,
musick, and dancing, on human bodies. Revis'd and corrected. To
which is annex'd a new essay on the nature and cure of the spleen
and vapours. By Richard Browne . . . London, J. Cooke, 1729.

xv, 125 p. 14J cm .

1st edition 1674.

ML3920.A2B75

Brace, Thomas.

The common tunes; or, Scotland's church musick made plain. By
Mr. Thomas Bruce . . . Edinburgh, Printed for the author, 1726.

3 p. 1., viii, 46 p. front., 21 pi. (music) 17 om .

Caption title and running title: The gam-ut, or scale of musick explain'd.

MT7.A2B92

[Brumbey, Carl Wilhelm] b. 1757.

Briefe uber musikwesen, besonders Cora in Halle. Quedlinburg,
In commission bey C. A. Reussner, 1781.

109 p. 18 cm .

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Brunnelius, Eric, b. ca. 1708.

See Btjrman, E. Elementa musices planse [1728]

Buly ovszky, Mihaly, d. 1711.

Michaelis Bvliowski . . . Brevis de emendatione organi musici trac-
tatio. Kurtze vorstellung von verbesserung des orgelwercks. Ar-
gentorati, apud J. E. Zetznervm, 1680.

6 p. 1., 121, [11] p. 18 cm .

Text in Latin and German on opposite pages; "Register," Latin and German
in parallel columns.

"Lobspruch dieses grundlichen berichts von verbesserung des orgelwercks,"
poem, signed Jo. Ernestus Saur: [4] p. preceding p. [1]

ML552.A2B9

Buonanni, Filippo, 1638-1725.

Gabinetto armonico pieno d'istromenti sonori, indicati, e spiegati
dal padre Filippo Bonanni . . . Roma, Stamperia di G. Placho, 1722.

8 p. 1., 177, [1] p. front., cxlviii (i. e. 149) pi. 25 cm .

Plates numbered irregularly.

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Descrizione degl' istromenti armonici d'ogni genere, del padre

Bonanni. 2. ed. riv., cor., ed accrescivta dall' abbate Giacinto
Cervti. Ornata con cxl. rami incisi d'Arnoldo Wanwesterout.
Roma, A spese di V. Monaldini, 1776.

xvi, xxiij, [1], 114 (i. e. 214), [2] p. cxl (t. e. 142) pi. (1 fold.) 26£ cm .

Title and text in Italian and French, arranged in parallel columns. The
t.-p. (engr. and folded) is counted as 4 pages in numbering. Page 214 wrongly
numbered 114.

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