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"An introduction to the skill of musick, in three books the first contains, I. The grounds and principles of musick according to the gamut, being newly written, and made more easie for young practitioners"
Art of descant.
Playford, John, 1623-1686?
Simpson, Christopher, d. 1669.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695.
[Edition statement: ] The thirteenth edition.
Engraved frontispiece portrait of Playford.
Parts II and III each have special t.p.
"An introduction to the art of descant, or, Composing musick in parts" (part III) attributed in earlier editions to Thomas Campion and Christopher Simpson.
, ix, , 134 p.:
London: Printed by E. Jones for Henry Playford, and sold by hi m at his shop ...,
Wing / P2485
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