An Introduction to the Skill of Musick in Two Books

An Introduction to the Skill of Musick in Two Books : The First, the Grounds and Rules of Musick, According to the Gam-UT, and Other Principles Thereof, the Second, Instructions (1674)

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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1240948026
  • 9781240948024