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Cendoni, Giovanni.

See Allacci, L. Drammaturgia, 1755.

Cepede, Bernard Germain fitienne de La Ville sur Hlon, corate
de la.

See Lacepede, Bernard Germain Etienne de La Ville sur
Illon, comte de.

Cephise, pseud.

See Levesque, Mme. Louise (Cavelier)

Cerf de La Vieville, Jean Laurent le.

See Le Cerf de La Vieville, Jean Laurent, seigneur de
Freneuse.

Cerone, Domenico Pietro, h. 1566.

... El melopeo y maestro. Tractado de mvsica theorica y pratica :
en que se pone por extenso, lo que vno para hazerse perfecto musico
ha menester saber: y por mayor facilidad, comodidacl, y claridad del
lector, esta repartido en xxn. libros . . . Compuesto por el R. D.
Pedro Cerone . . . Napoles, Por I. B. Gargano, y L. Nucci, impres-
sores, 1613.

8 p. 1., 1160 p., 1 1. illus., diagrs. 30i cm .

Title in red and black within line border; title vignette. On verso of 2d leaf
an illustration representing the Virgin and Child; on verso of 3d leaf, coat of
arms of Philip m of Spain; on verso of 4th leaf, port, of Cerone.

Errors in paging; no. 294-295, 375-376 repeated; no. 371-372, 1157-1158
omitted .

"A work . . . founded on the system of Zarlino; indeed there is some reason
to believe that it is a mere redaction of a work with the same title which Zarlino
speaks of as having completed in ms., but which has totally disappeared." —
Grove, Diet, of music (cf. also Fetis)

MT6.A2C3

See also Guzman, J. de. Cvriosidades del cantollano, 1709.



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 57

Cerreto, Scipione, b. 1551.

Scipione Cerreto Napolitano. Delia prattica mvsica vocale, et
strvmentale, opera necessaria a coloro, che di musica si dilettano.
Con le postille poste dall' avtore a, maggior dichiaratione d'alcune
cose occorrenti ne' discorsi. Napoli, G. I. Carlino, 1601.

4 p. 1., 335, [1] p. illus. (port.) diagr. 21 cm .

Head and tail piece; initials; side-notes. On t.-p. is a short four part song
without key (Omnes per ostium intrant) each part forming the side of a square.

MT6.A2C38

Ceruti, Giacinto, b. 1737? translator.

See Buonanni, F. Descrizione degl' istromenti armonici, 1776.

Chabanon, Michel Paul Gui de, 1730-1792.

filoge de M. Rameau, par M. Chabanon . . . Paris, Impr. de M.
Lambert, 1764.

63, [1] p. 19 cm .

"Ouvrages de musique, par M. Rameau": p. 58-59. "Ouvrages de theorie":
p. 60-63.

ML410.R2C4

Observations sur la musique, et principalement sur la metaphy-
sique de Tart . . . Paris, Pissot, pere & fils, 1779.

2 p. 1., xx, 215, [1] p. 19i cm .
At end: " Fin de la premiere partie." No more published of this edition.

ML3800.A2C4

De la musique considered en elle-m£me et dans ses rapports

avec la parole, les langues, la poesie, et le theatre . . . Paris, Pissot,
1785.

2 p. 1., 459, [1] p. 20J cm .

A rev. edition of the "Observations sur la musique," with an additional
part, "Des proprietes musicales des langues" and "Considerations sur les
langues."

ML3800.A2C5

Ueber die musik und deren wirkungen, mit anmerkungen hrsg.



von Johann Adam Hiller. Leipzig, F. G. Jacobaer und sohn, 1781.

xxviii, 228 p. 18 x 104 cm .

A translation of Chabanon 's "Observations sur la musique."

ML3800.A2C43

Chagas, Luiz das, d. 1640.

See Raymundo da Convercao. Manval de tvdo o qve se canta
fora do choro, 1675.

[Chastellux, Frangois Jean, marquis de] 1734-1788.

Essai sur 1' union de la poesie et de la musique. A La Have, et se
trouve a Paris, chez Merlin, 1765.

1 p. 1., iv, 94 p. I7 cm .

ML3849.A2C5



58 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

[Chateauneuf, Frangois de Castagneres, abbe de] d. 1709.

Dialogue sur la musique des anciens. A Monsieur de * * *. Paris,

N. Pissot, 1725.

4 p. 1., 126, [4] p., 1 1. vii pi. 17 x 9£ cm .

Published, with a preface, by Jacques Morabin.

ML169.A2C4

Chauncey, Nathaniel, 1681-1756.

Regular singing defended, and proved to be the only true way of
singing the songs of the Lord; by arguments both from reason and
Scripture: having been heard and approved of, by the General asso-
ciation at Hartford, May- the 12th. 1727. with their recommendation
of it to the publick. Bv Nathaniel Chauncey ... N. London, T.
Green, 1728.

2 p. 1., 54 p. 15£ cm .

Half-title: Mr. Chauncey 's arguments for regular singing.

George Hood, Hist, of music in New England, Boston, 1846, quotes Chauncey 's
arguments at some length, apropos of the discussion which was going on at the
time concerning a reform in church music.

ML3001.C49

[Chevrier, Francois Antoine] 1721-1762.

Constitution du Patriarche de TOpera. Qui condamne cent une
propositions extraites de deux ecrits intitules : Reflexions sur les vrais
principes de Fharmonie, & Lettre sur l'origine & les progres de PAca-
demie royale de musique. Cytheropolis [i. e. Paris] 1754.

32 p. 16£ cm .

Author 'b pseud, follows caption title (Pancrace . . . archeveque de Cythero-
polis, & patriarche de 1' Opera)

Reprint of "La constitution de l'Opera," Amsterdam [Paris?] 1736. At-
tributed to Chevrier.

ML1727.33.C39

Chiavelloni, Vincenzo.

Discorsi della mvsica, composti da Vincenzo Chiavelloni . . . Roma,
I. de Lazeri, 1668.

8 p. 1., 556 p. 25 cm .

Added t.-p., engr.; printer's mark (?) on t.-p.

ML3920.A2C4

Chiodino, Giovanni Battista.

Arte prattica & poetica, das ist : Ein kurtzer unterricht / wie man
einen contrapunct machen und componiren sol lernen (in zehen
bucher abgetneilet) sehr kurtz- und leichtlich zu begreiffen: so vor
diesem von Giov. Chiodino latein- und italienisch beschrieben
worden. Dessgleichen : n. Ein kurtzer tractat und vnterricht / wie
man eincn contrapunct a mente, non a penna . . . componiren und
setzen solle: vnd letzlichen: in. Corollani loco : eine instruction und
vnterweisung zum general-bass ... in die hochteutsche sprach
versetzet . . . anjetzo publiciret und zum truck verfertiget / durch
Johann-Andream Herbst . . . Getruckt zu Franckfurt / bey A.
Hummen, in verlegung / T. M. G6tzens, 1653.

4 p. 1., 48 p. 20 x 16£ cm .

The last part (p. 43-47) has caption: . . . Corollarii loco, eine kurtze instruc-
tion . . . zum general-bass: vor diesem von Wolff Ebner . . . lateinisch be-
schrieben / nun aber ... in die teutsche sprach versetzet durch J. A. H.

MT55.A2H51



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 5i>

[Choquel, Henri Louis] d. 1767.

La musique rendue sensible par la mechanique, pu Nouveau
systeme pour apprendre facilement la musique soi-meme. Ou\rrage
utile et curieux. Nouv. 6d. . . . Paris, C. Ballard, 1762.

3 p. 1., 19, 10, [xi]-xiv, 213, [4] p. 2 fold, tab., diagrs. 20 cm .

Title vignette. Dedication signed: Choquel.

"La methode de Choquel consiste a enseigner l'intonation par l'usage du
monocorde, et la mesure par le chronometre." — F6tis, Biog. univ. dea musiciens.

MT7.A2C54

Christmann, Johann Friedrich, 1752-1817, editor.
See Musikalische real-zeitung [1788-90]

Cizzardi, Liborio Mauro.

II tutto in poco, overo II segreto scoperto; composto da Liborio
Mauro Cizzardi ... diviso in cinque libri, ne' quali si mostra un
modo facilissimo, per imparare il vero canto fermo con le giuste
regole, e con alcune altre osservazioni necessarie ad un cantore . . .
Parma, G. Rosati, 1711.

6 p. 1., 166, [2] p. illus., 3 pi. 30£ cra .

Title vignette: coat of arms.

MT860.A2C54

[Clagget, Charles] '1740?-1820?

Musical phenomena, founded on unanswerable facts; and a proof
that musical instruments have been hitherto fabricated on [!] the
most uncertain, therefore the most improper materials . . . This
work will extend to several numbers. No. I. contains an account of
the aiuton, and the cromatic trumpets and the French horns, capable
of fine tune and regular harmony m all the keys in use, minor as well
as major. London, Printed for the author, 1793.

4 p. 1., [7]-22, 4 p. illus. 29£ x 23 cm .

Added t.-p.: No. "1 of Musical phenomena. An organ, made without pipes,
strings, bells, or glasses ... a cromatic trumpet, capable of producing just
intervals and regular melodies in all keys . . . without undergoing any change
whatever; a French horn, answering the above description of the trumpet . . .
The above instruments . . . may be seen and heard at the Musical museum,
Greek street, Soho . . .

Prefixed is a portrait of Clagget, which according to Grove was published with
his " Discourse on musick," 1793. An advertisement of Clagget's Musical
museum is appended.

ML1055.A2C5

Clemens XTTT, pope, 1693-1769.

Sanctissimi in Christo patris, et domini nostri domini dementis
divina providentia papae xin. constitutio svper regimine & direc-
tione Collegii cantorum Pontificiae cappellae; cvm opportunis ordina-
tionibus. Romas, ex typographia reverendae Camerae apostolicae,
1762.



xii p. 25 x 19 cm .
Title vignette; head-piece. Signed: N. card. Antonellus.



ML291 1762



60 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Clement, Charles Francois, b. 1720?

Essai sur l'accompagnement did clavecin, pour parvenir facilement
& en peu de terns a accompagner avec des chmres ou sans chiffres par
les principes les plus clairs & les plus simples de la composition. Par
M. Clement. Paris, Impr. de C. Ballard, 1758.

22 p. 20 x 25£ cm . MT68.A2C6

Essai sur la basse fondamentale; pour servir de supplement a



l'Essai sur l'accompagnement du clavecin, & d'introduction a la com-
position-pratique . . . Par M. Clement . . . Paris, Impr. de C. Bal-
lard, 1762.

35 p. 20 x 25£ cm . ( With his Essai sur l'accompagnement du clavecin. Paris,
1758)

MT68.A2C6

[Clement, Jean Marie Bernard] 1742-1812.

Anecdotes dramatiques . . . Paris, Veuve Duchesne, 1775.
3 v. 17i cm .

By Clement and the Abbe de Laporte.

Title in full: Anecdotes dramatiques, con tenant, 1°. Toutes les pieces de
theatre, tragedies, comedies, pastorales, drames, opera, opera-comiques, para-
des, proverbes, qui ont 6te joues a Paris ou en province, sur des theatres publics,
ou dans des societes particulieres, depuis l'origine des spectacles en France,
jusqu'a l'annee 1775, ranges par ordre alphabetique. 2°. Tous les ouvrages
dramatiques qui n'ont ete represented sur aucun theatre, mais qui sont imprimes,
ou conserves en manuscrits dans quelques bibliotheques. 3°. Un recueil de
tout ce qu'on a pu rassembler d'anecdotes imprimees, manuscrites, verbales,
connues ou peu connues; d'evenements singuliers, serieux, ou comiques; de
traits curieux, d'epigrammes, de plaisanteries, de naivetes & de bons-mots,
auxquels ont donne lieu les representations de la plupart des pieces de theatre,
soit dans leur nouveaute, soit a leurs reprises. 4°. Les noms de tous les auteurs,
poetes ou musiciens, qui ont travaille pour tous nos theatres; de tous les acteurs
ou actrices celebres qui ont joue a tous nos spectacles, avec un jugement de leurs
ouvrages & de leurs talents, un abrege de leur vie, & des anecdotes sur leurs
personnes. 5°. Un tableau, accompagne* d'anecdotes, des theatres de toutes les
nations.

ML102.O6C6

Bibliotheque des theatres, dictionnaire dramatique . . . Paris,

Veuve Duchesne, 1784.

3 v. front, (port.) 17 cm .

Caption title: Anecdotes dramatiques.

PN2208.C4

[Cleonides]

EukMooo Eifayajfrj apjiovcid). Too ainou Kararofiij navbvoc. Euclidis
Rudimenta mvsices. Eiusdem Sectio regulse harmonica?. E Regia
bibliotheca desumpta, ac nunc primum grasce & latine excusa,
Ioanne Pena regio mathematico interprete . . . Parisiis, apud A.
Wechelum, sub Pegaso, 1557.

2 p. 1., 5-16, 10 numb. 1. 20 em .

Printer's mark on t.-p.

The Rudimenta musices is now attributed to Cleonides.

ML171.E9

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



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 61

Clerc, Jean Baptiste le.

See Leclerc, Jean Baptiste.

Cochlaeus i. e. Johannes Dobnek, of Wendelstein, 1479-1552.

Tetrachordu. musices Joannis Coclei Norici . . . Nurnbergae sedi-
tum: pro iuuentute laurentiana in primis: dein pro ceteris quoqj
musarum tyrunculis . . . Hvivs tetrachordi qvatvor tractatus, quoru
quilibet decern capita complectitur. Primus, De musices elementis;
secundus, De musica gregoriana; tertius, De octo tonis meli; quar-
tus, De musica mensurali. [Colophon: C Finis Tetrachordi musices
Nurnbergse impressi in officina excusoria Friderici Peypus anno
salutis 1514]

[59] p. 20i cm .

1st edition, Nuremberg, 1511. Said to be based on hia "Musica," Cologne,
1507.

ML171.C66

Coferati, Matteo.

II cantore addottrinato, ovvero Regole del canto corale, oue con
breue, e facil metodo s'insegna la pratica de' precetti piu necessarj del
canto fermo; il modo di mantenere il coro sempre alia medesima
altezza di voce; di ripigliare doue resta l'organo; d'intonare molte
cose, che fra l'anno si cantano; ed in particolare tutti gl' inni. Con
varie aggiunte dell' autore in questa seconda impressione. Opera di
Matteo Coferati . . . Firenze, II Vangelisti [1691]

xvj, 391 p. illus. 15 cm .

MT860.A2C67

Manvale degli invitatorj c6 suo' salmi da cantarsi nefl' ore cano-
niche per ciascuna festa, e feria di tutto l'anno: nell' Vfizio paruo
della Beatissima Vergine, e de' morti. Coll' aggiunta delle sequenze,
e lor canto, e antifone da cantarsi alia distribuzione delle candele, e
delle palme. Opera raccolta da Matteo Coferati . . . Firenze, V.
Vangelisti stamp., 1691.

vij, 196 p. 15 cm .

MT860.A2C39

Coll, Antonio Martin y.

See Martin y Coll, Antonio.

Colle, Francesco Maria, 1744-1815.

Dissertazione sopra il quesito: Dimostrare , che cosa fosse, e
quanta parte avesse la musica nell' educazione de' Greci. qual era la
forza di una siffatta istituzione, e qual vantaggio sperar si potesse,
se fosse introdotta hel piano della moderna educazione, presentata
dal Signor Francesco Maria Colle de' nobili di S. Bartolommeo de
Colle, e de' conti di Cesana, Bellunese, socio dell' Accademia lette-
raria, e georgica di Belluno al concorso dell' anno 1774 . . . Mantova,
Per l'erede di A. Pazzoni, stampatore, 1775.

140 p. 27 J x 20 cm .

"Coronata dalla Reale accademia di scienze e belle lettere di Mantova."

ML169.A2C6

Collier, Joel, pseud.
See Veal, George.



62 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Colonna, Fabio, 1567-1650.

La sambvca lincea, overo Dell' istromento mvsico perfetto lib. iij.
di Fabio Colonna Linceo, ne' quali oltre la descrittione, et costruttione
dell' istromento si tratta della diuisione del monacordo: della pro-
portione de tuoni, semituoni, et lor minute parti. Delia differenza
de tre geni di musica, de gradi enarmonici et chromatici: et in che
differiscano da quelli de gli antichi l'osseruati et descritti dall' autore;
con gli esempi di numeri, di musica, et di segni . . . Con l'organo
hydraulico di Herone Alessandrino dichiarato dalF istesso autore . . .
Napoli, C. Vitale, 1618.

3 p. 1., 116 p. illus., port., tables. 21 cm .

Title within architectural border.

ML697.A2C75

Comes y de Puig, Bernardo.

Fragmentos musicos. Caudalosa fuente gregoriana, en el arte de
canto llano. Cuyos fundamentos, teorica, reglas, practica, y exem-
plos, copiosamente se explican sobre los ocho tonos, con sus entradas,
clausulaciones finales, y diversidad de seculorums, que en la obra se
manifiestan. Con la addicion de las processiones mas solemnes, que
en la santa iglesia se practican. Por el P. Fr. Berardo Comes, y de
Pvig . . . Barcelona] Herederos de J. Pablo, y M. Marti, 1739.

11 p. 1., 197, [3] p. fold. tab. 20 cm .

MT860.A2C7

[Compan, Charles] b. ca. 1740.

Dictionnaire de danse, contenant l'histoire, les regies & les prin-
cipes de ce't art, avec des reflexions critiques, & des anecdotes curi-
euses concernant la danse ancienne & moderne; le tout tire des
meilleurs auteurs qui ont ecrit sur cet art . . . Paris, Cailleau [etc.]
1787.



1 p. 1., [v]-xvj, 395, [2] p. 17 C1
Dedication signed : Compan.



GV1585.C7



Compendiu musices || confectti ad faciliore instructions can- || turn
chorale discentiii: necno ad intro- || ductione huius libelli: qui
Catorinus || intitulatur: omnibus diuino cultui de- || ditis putilis I
necessarius: vt in tabula j| hie immediate sequeti latius apparet.
[wdct.] [Colophon: d Finis Cantorini Romani: impressi || \enetijs
p dnm Lucantoniu de || Giunta Florentinu3: Anno || dfii millesimo
ongente || simo tertiodecimo || die vo tertia || decebris. || . ■ . ||
Kegistrum. jj A . . . P. [| Omnia sunt quaterna.] || [Printer's mark
of Lucantomo Giunta, in red]

t.-p., [2]-120 numb. 1. incl. 2 diagr., wdcts. 14£ cm .

Printed in red and black; gothic type; initials. Sig. Aij and Bij are wrongly
signed Pij, and for Biiij stands Aiiij.

The Compendium ends with 1. 16, r°. At foot of page: G Hie modus cantadi
revelat' fuit a dno iesu chri- 1| sto sancte Brigide vidue: vt habet in suo volumine
Z || in libro extrauaganti cap. iiij.

The Cantorinus begins with 1. 17, and has caption: Catorinus. || C Romani
cantus vtilissimQ eopedi- || olu: ola dinino ofBcio psoluedo ?cerne jj tia I se
includes: clericis oibus Z diuino || cultui dedicatis pmaxime necessariu.

MT860.A2C73



EARLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 63

Compendiu musices— Continued.

Tractatvs mvsices . . . [Colophon: Impressum Venetijs per



Joannem Baptistam Sessa]
81. 2<H



[cm



Guidonian hand on t.-p. with the letters I. B. S. ; printer's mark at end; gothic
type. Signatures: a-b in fours.

"II presente trattatello e fedelissima copia del Compendium musices posto nelle
prime carte di tutti gli antichi Cantorini. L'operetta qui citata fu per certo data
in luce nel principio del sec. xvi." — Gaspari, Catalogo d. bibl. d. Liceo musicale
di Bologna.

ML171.T81

See also Cantorinus.

Compendium regularum generalium cantus ecclesiastici regularis,
seu plani. Pro instrvctione novitiorvm secundum usum FF. ordinis
Prsedicatorum. Romse, ex typographia H. Mainardi, 1736.

28 p. 18 cm .

MT860.A2D67

Compleat instructions for the German flute, containing the easiest
& most modern methods for learners to obtain a proficiency, care-
fully corrected by the most eminent masters. To which is added,
a favourite collection of minuets, marches, song tunes & duetts,

f>roperly dispos'd for that instrument . . . London, J. Bland
178-?]

1 p. 1., 36 p. front. 17 x 24 cm . (With Entire new . . . instructions for the
fife. London [17—])

Caption title: New instructions for the German flute and the method of double
tongueing with proper examples. Engraved throughout.

MT356.A2E62

New instructions for the German flute and the method of

double tongueing, with proper examples &c. [n. p., n. d.]

32 p. 23 cm .

Caption title. Title-page wanting?

MT342.A2N5

New instructions for the German flute, containing the easiest



and most modern methods for learners to play. To which is added
a favorite collection of minuets, marches, song tunes, duets, &c.
Also the method of double tongueing. And a complete scale and
description of the German-flute with all the additional keys, invented
by M r Tacet. London, Longman & Broderip [17 — ]

1 p. 1., 42 p. front. 17 x 24 cm . (With Entire new . . . instructions for the
fife. London [17—])

Engraved throughout. Frontispiece colored by hand.

MT356.A2E62

Compleat instructions for the violin [ca. 1790?]
See Geminiani, F.

The compleat tutor for the fife, containing easy rules for learners
after a new method, with a choice collection of all the celebrated
marches that are played upon that instrument which all are in proper
keys for the German flute. London, D. Rutherfoord [1756?]

l p. 1., 21 p. 23 cm .

Engraved throughout.

MT356.A2E6



64 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

The compleat tutor for the fife — Continued.

New and complete instructions for the fife, containing the best






and easiest directions to learn that instrument, with a collection of
the most celebrated marches, airs, &c. performed in the Guards and
other regiments . . . London, G. Goulding [17 — ]

1 p. 1.. 26, [6] p. 17 x 24 cm . (With Entire new . . . instructions for the fife.
London [17—])

Engraved throughout.

MT356.A2E62

Entire new and compleat instructions for the fife ; containing the

best and easiest directions to learn that instrument, with a collec-
tion of the most celebrated marches, airs &c perform' d in the Guards
& other regiments. N. B. The tunes in this book are proper for
the German flute. London, J. Preston [1780 ?]

1 p. 1., 32 p. front. 17£ x 25£ cm .

Engraved throughout.

MT356.A2E61

Entire new and compleat instructions for the fife, containing the

best and easiest directions to learn that instrument, with a collec-

_ tion of the most celebrated marches, airs &c perform' d in the Guards
& other regiments. N. B. The tunes in this book are proper for the
German flute. London, Printed by Longman and Broderip [17 — j

1 p. I., 36 p. front. 17 x 24 cm .

Engraved throughout. Frontispiece colored by hand.

MT356.A2E62

The compleat tutor for the German flute, containing the best and
easiest instructions for learners to obtain a proficiency. Trans-
lated from the French. To which is added a choice collection of y e
most celebrated Italian, English, & Scotch tunes, curiously adapted
to that instrument. London, J. Simpson [17 — ]

30, 2 p. front. 21£ cm .

Engraved throughout.

Apparently a much altered edition of "The newest method for learners on the
German flute" which forms the third part of Peter Prelleur's "Modern musick-
master," London, 1738. The "Newest method" is itself a free translation from
Hotteterre's "Principes de la flute traversiere," Amsterdam, 1708.

MT342.A2C76

The compleat tutor, for the German flute; containing the best



and easiest instructions for learners to obtain a proficiency. Trans-
lated from the French. To which is added a choice collection of y e
most celebrated Italian, English & Scotch tunes; curiously adapted
to that instrument. London, J. Fentum [n. d.]

32 p. 25£ cm .

MT342.A2C7

The compleat tutor for the German flute, containing the best



and easiest instructions for learners to obtain a proficiency. Trans-
lated from the French. To which is added a choice collection of y* 5
most celebrated Italian, English, & Scotch tunes curiously adapted
to that instrument. London, J. Johnson [17 — ]

lp. l.,36p. front., fold. pi. 22 cm .
Engraved throughout. MT342.A2C78



EABLY BOOKS ON MUSIC 65

The compleat tutor for the German flute — Continued.

The compleat tutor for the flute. Containing the best and

easiest instructions for learners to obtain a proficiency. To which
is added a choice collection of the most celebrated Italian, English,
and Scotch tunes. Curiously adapted to that instrument. Lon-
don, J. Johnson [17 — ]

lp. l.,36p. front. 22 cm . MT342.A2C79

The compleat tutor for the harpsichord or spinnet; wherein is shewn
the Italian manner of fingering, with suits of lessons for beginners &
those who are already proficients on that instrument & the organ :
with rules for tuneing the harpsichord or spinnet. London, P.
Thompson [175-]

2 p. 1., 33 p. front. 21i cm .

Engraved throughout.

Forms the sixth part of Peter Prelleur's "Modern musick-master, " London,
1738, where it appears under title "The harpsichord illustrated and improv'd."
In the present edition the "Rules for attaining to play a thorough bass" are
omitted and a part of the musical examples of the earlier edition have been re-
placed by others.
Copy 2. 23£ cin .

Imperfect, wanting last leaf.

MT252.A2C76
See also The harpsichord illustrated [174 — ]

Conceigao, Angelo da.

See Angelo da Conceicao.

Conceigao, Bernardo da.

See Bernardo da Conceicao.

Conceigao, Manuel da.

See Manuel da Conceicao.

Contamine, Cousin de.
See Cousin de Contamine.

[Contant d'Orville, Andre Guillaume] 1730?-1800.

Histoire de l'opera bouffon, contenant les jugemens de toutes les
pieces qui ont paru depuis sa naissance jusqu'a ce jour. Pour servir
a l'histoire des theatres de Paris ... A Amsterdam, et se trouve a
Paris, chez Grange', 1768.

2 v. (v. 1: 4 p. 1., 266, [2] p.; v. 2: 2 p. 1., 214, [2] p.) 17 em .

Vol. 2 dated 1748 by printer's error.

"Cet ouvrage est l'amusement de deux freres, qui . . . toujours separes l'un
de l'autre, se sont rendu compte des bagatelles qui . . . fixoient l'attention du
public . ' '— A vertissement .



ML1727.3.A2C6



Contant de La Molette, Philippe du.

See Du Contant de La Molette, Philippe.

Convercao, Raymundo da.

See Raymundo da Convercao.

51234°— 13 5



66 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

[Coqueau, Claude Philibert] d. 1794.

Entretiens sur l'Stat actuel de l'opera de Paris. Amsterdam, et
se trouve a Paris, chez Esprit, 1779.

vi, [7T-174 p. 21 cm .

ML1727.35.C67

Suite des Entretiens sur l'6tat actuel de l'opera de Paris, ou

Lettres a M. S. ... [i. e. Suard] auteur de Fextrait de cet ouvrage



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