Catalogue of Early Books on Music (before 1800)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913 - Music - 308 pages
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Page 118 - A Description concerning such Mechanism as will afford a nice, or true Mensuration of Time; together with some Account of the Attempts for the Discovery of the Longitude by the Moon: as also an Account of the Discovery of the Scale of Music.
Page 132 - La Science et la Pratique du plainchant, où tout ce qui appartient à la pratique est établi/ par les principes de la science, et confirmé par le témoignage des anciens philosophes , des Pères de l'Église, et des plus illustres musiciens; entre autres de Guy Arélin et de Jean des Murs.
Page 160 - 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 48 - A complete dictionary of music. To which is prefixed, a familiar introduction to the first principles of that science.
Page 70 - Letters, addressed chiefly to a young gentleman, upon subjects of literature: including a translation of Euclid's section of the canon; and his treatise on harmonic; with an explanation of the Greek musical modes, according to the doctrine of Ptolemy.
Page 254 - A Compendium of Practical Musick in five parts. Teaching, by a New, and easie 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.
Page 254 - A compendium of practical musick in five parts. Teaching, by a new, and easie 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.
Page 27 - The Temple Musick : or an Essay concerning the Method of singing the Psalms of David in the Temple, before the Babylonish Captivity...
Page 86 - Dell' Origine e delle Regole della Musica colla Storia del suo progresso, decadenza, e rinnovazione. Opera di D. Antonio Eximeno fra i Pastori Arcadi Aristosseno Megareo dedicata all' Augusta Real Principessa Maria Antonia Valburga di Baviera Elettrice vedova di Sassonia fra le Pastorelle Arcadi Ermelinda Talea.
Page 21 - L'art de bien chanter de M. de Bacilly. Augmenté d'un discours qui sert de réponse à la critique de ce traité, et d'une plus ample instruction pour ceux qui aspirent à la perfection de cet art.

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