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Author Corrette, Michel, 1707-1795, author.

Title Nouvelle méthode pour apprendre à jouer de la harpe : avec des leçons faciles pour les commençans, des menuets allemands et italiens et autres jolis airs ; et la partition pour l'accorder avec les pédales et sans les pédales / par Mr. Corrette.

Published Paris : [name of publisher not identified], 1774.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail Music RB  787.95193 CORR    NOT FOR LOAN
Edition [première édition]
Physical description 46 pages : illustrations, music ; 29 cm
Notes Contemporary half calf over marbled boards.
Summary The very rare first edition with a frontispiece illustration of a young harpist beneath the charming quatrain: “La Harpe entre vos mains Silvie / Ne laisse rien à désirer / De vos beaux yeux : l'âme est ravie / Peut-on vous voir sans vous aimer !” [The harp in your hands, Silvie / Leaves nothing to be desired / A glance at your eyes thrills me / How could you not be admired?]. Engraved title within a circular frame surrounded by musical instruments, manuscript ex dono at foot. The work, including the text, is entirely engraved.
Language notes French texts ; Staff notation.
Subject Harp -- Instruction and study -- Early works to 1800.
Harp -- Methods -- Early works to 1800.
Harp -- Studies and exercises.