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A compendium, or, Introduction to practical musick : In five parts. Teaching, by a new, and easie method, 1. The rudiments of song. 2. The principles of composition. 3. The use of discords. 4. The form of figurate descant. 5. The contrivance of canon / By Christopher Simpson.

Author/Creator:
Simpson, Christopher, d. 1669.
Publication:
London : Printed by W. Pearson, for J. Cullen at the Buck between the two Temple-Gates, Fleet-Street, 1706.
Format/Description:
Book
[14], 144 p. : port., music ; 18 cm. (8vo)
Edition:
The 4th ed. / with additions: much more correct than any former, the examples being put in the most useful cliffs
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Standardized Title:
Principles of practical music
Other Title:
Introduction to practical musick
Subjects:
Music theory -- Instruction and study -- Early works to 1800.
Composition (Music) -- Instruction and study -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
First edition, London, 1665, has title: The principles of practical musick.
Price from imprint: Price 2 s.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hilda A. Wurtman Memorial Fund.
Penn Chronology:
1706
Cited in:
ESTC T77981
Contributor:
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Hilda A. Wurtman Memorial Fund.
OCLC:
13569477