An introduction to the skill of musick
in three books : the first contains the grounds and rules of musick ... the second, instructions and lessons both for the bass-viol and treble-violin : the third, the art of descant, or composing of musick in parts, in a more plaine and easie method than any heretofore published /
by John Playford.
|Main Author:||Playford, John, 1623-1686?|
London : Printed by Charles Peregrine for Henry Playford ..., 1687
|Edition:||The eleventh ed., corrected and enl.|
Early English books, 1641-1700 ;
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"The art of descant" has special t.p. and separate paging.
Engraved frontispiece portrait of Playford.
Imperfect: pages faded with loss of print.
Reproduction of original in the Cambridge University Library.
, 116, , 51 p. : ill., music.