Musical Bibliography: A Catalogue of the Musical Works (historical, Theoretical, Polemical, Etc.) Published in England During the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries (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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