The grounds and rules of musick explained [microform] : or, an introduction to the art of singing by note; fitted to the meanest capacities / by Thomas Walter, M.A. Recommended by several ministers.
- Other Title:
- Series title on container: Pre-1800 books about music as listed in RISM
- Boston : Printed by Benjamin Mecom for Thomas Johnston, [1750?]
- Pre-1801 books about music and related topics in the Library of Congress collections as listed in RISM ; Reel 1, item W-006b.
1 p.l., iii, , 25 p. ; 20 l. (music) illus. (music) ; 12 x 18 cm.
- Contains "Thoughts on poetry and musick: by Dr. Watts" (verso of t.-p.) "A recommendatory preface," dated Boston, April 18, 1721, and signed by Increase and Cotton Mather and 13 other ministers, the name of Peter Thacher heading the list (iii p.) Explanation of musical characters ( p.) "Some brief and very plain instructions for singing by note" (25 p.) Music (engraved) consisting of "Rules for tuning the voice" (leaf 1) followed by hymn tunes arranged for 3 parts (leaves 2-20)
Microfilm. Washington : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, [1982-1984]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Pre-1801 books about music and related topics ; Reel 206, item W-006b). -- Reproduced from a copy in the Library of Congress.
- Cited in:
- RISM B/VI p. 876.
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