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Author Simpson, Christopher, -1669.

Title A compendium of practical musick in five parts : teaching, by a new and easie method ... / by Christopher Simpson.

Published London : Printed by William Godbid for Henry Brome ..., MDCLXVII [1667]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 16 unnumbered pages, 176 pages : music
monochrome rdacc
Series Early English books online.
Notes Engraved frontispiece portrait of Simpson.
First edition, London, 1665, has title: The principles of practical music; subsequent editions, London, 1667-1775, published under titles: A compendium of practical musick, and, A compendium, or, Introduction to practical musick.
Reproduction of original in the Harvard University Library.
Contents (from t.p.) 1. The rudiments of song -- 2. The principles of composition -- 3. The use of discords -- 4. The form of figurate descent -- 5. The contrivance of canon.
Notes Wing S3810.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1536:40) s1999 miun s.
Subject Composition (Music)
Other uniform title Principles of practical musick.
Compendium, or, Introduction to practical musick.
Local subject Internet access