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Author Simpson, Christopher, -1669.

Title A compendium : or, introduction to practical music. In five parts. Teaching, by a New and Easy Method, 1. The Rudiments of Song. 2. The Principles of Composition. 3. The Use of Discords. 4. The Form of Figurate Descant. 5. The Contrivance of Canon. By Christopher Sympson. Much more Correct than any Former, the Examples being put in the most useful Cliffs.

Published London : printed by W. P. for John Young Musical-Instrument Seller, at the Dolphin and Crown in St. Paul's-Church-Yard: and also sold by John Walsh, at the Harp and Haut-Boy, in Catherine-Street in the Strand, 1714.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Compendium of practical musick.
Edition The sixth edition with additions: ..
Physical description 14 unnumbered pages,144 pages,plate : illustrations,music,portrait ; 8⁰
Notes A reissue of the fourth edition with cancel titlepage and second preliminary leaf.
First published in 1667 as 'A compendium of practical musick'.
Reproduction of original from Harvard University Houghton Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Subject Composition (Music) -- Early works to 1800.