A General History of the Science and Practice of Music; In Five Volumes Volume 2

A General History of the Science and Practice of Music; In Five Volumes Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1776 edition. Excerpt: ...two parties ouer;. of the whech Pars aliquota is not made be the lesse numbir, but ech be himfelfe is the thyrde parte of the lesse 4 numbir. Betwene 3 and 2 is Sefquialtera, for the more numbir 4 conteynyth the lesse, and the halfe of him ouer j betwene 4 and 3 is Sefquitercia, for the more nombir conteynyth the lasse, and thries one parte ouer, the whech is the thyrde parte of the lesse numbir. 4 Betwene 6 and 2 is Tripla, for the more numbir conteynyth thries the lesse numbir. Betwene 6 and 3 is Dupla, for the more numbir conteynyth twies the lesse. Betwene 3 and 1 is Tripla, ut supra. 'Betwene 5 and 2 is Dupla Sefquialtera, for the more numbir con teynyth twies the lesse and the halfe parti of him ouer. Betwene 6 and 5 is Sefquiquinta, for the more numbir conteynyth thries the 4 lasse, and his fyfth part ouer. Betwene 7 and 2 is Tripla Sefqui4 altera, for the more numbir conteynyth thries the lasse, and halfe 4 him ouer. Betwene 7 and 3 is Sefquitercia, ut supra. Betwene 8 4 and 5 is Supertriparciens quintas, for the more numbir conteynyth the lasse, and three parties ouer, of the whech pars aliquota is not made. Betwene 9 and 2 is Quadrupla Sefquialtera, for the more 4 numbir conteynyth the lesse, four times and his halfe ouer.' Then follow two tables of the proportions in figures, in no respect different from those that are to be met with in Salinas, Zarlino Merfennus, Kircher, and other writers, for which reason they are not here inserted Quere, . if not Trifle sefquialtera for the reason above. Thus 'Thus ouer paffid the reulis of proporcions, and of their denomi nacions, now fhal ye understonde that as proporcion is a compariv son betwene diuerse quantiteis or their numbris, so is Proporciona litas a comparison eyther a likeness..show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236803612
  • 9781236803610