Musical Bibliography: A Catalogue of the Musical Works, (historical, Theoretical, Polemical, Etc.) Published in England During the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries, Chronologically Arranged, with Notes and Observations on the Principal Works (Google eBook)

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Stockley and Sabin, 1892 - Music - 68 pages
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Page 31 - Tom") WIT AND MIRTH ; or, PILLS TO PURGE MELANCHOLY. Being a Collection of the best Merry Ballads and Songs, Old and New. Fitted to all Humours, having each their proper Tune for either Voice or Instrument ; most of the Songs being new set.
Page 25 - ... that he is too much given to horse-play in his raillery, and comes to battle like a dictator from the plough. I will not say, " the zeal of God's house has eaten him up ;" but I am sure it has devoured some part of his good manners and civility.
Page 20 - WORKS. --Musick's Monument ; or, a Remembrancer of the Best Practical Musick, both Divine and Civil, that has ever been known to have been in the World.
Page 33 - Beggar. This piece I own was originally writ for the celebrating the marriage of James Chanter and Moll Lay, two most excellent ballad-singers.
Page 22 - HARMONIA SACRA: or, Divine Hymns and Dialogues; with a Through-Bass for the Theorbo-Lute, Bass Viol, Harpsichord, or Organ. Composed by the Best Masters of the Last and Present Age. The Words by several Learned and Pious Persons.
Page 49 - The method pursued for these purposes will be found to consist in an explanation of fundamental doctrines, and a narration of Important events and historical facts, in a chronological series, with such occasional remarks and evidences, as might serve to illustrate the one and authenticate the other.
Page 14 - Bookes as were heretofore with much difficulty and charges, transcribed for the use of the Quire, are now to the saving of much Labour and expence...
Page 29 - Shewing their Natural Tendency to Destroy Religion, and introduce a General Corruption of Manners ; In almost Two Thousand instances, taken from the Plays of the two last years, against all the Methods lately used for their Reformation.
Page 33 - As to the parts, I have observed such a nice impartiality to our two ladies, that it is impossible for either of them to take offence.

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