A General History of the Science and Practice of Music, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint)

February 6, 2018|
A General History of the Science and Practice of Music, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint) by John Hawkins
$19.57
Paperback
Earn 98 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Not currently available.
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Buy In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store

about

Excerpt from A General History of the Science and Practice of Music, Vol. 3

In the interim it is to be obferved that fongs and ballads, with eafy tunes adaptech to them, mull at all times have been the enter tainment, not only of the common people, but of the better fort Thefe mufi have been of various kinds, as namely, fatirical, humour ous, moral, and not a few of them of the amorous kind. Hardly any of thefe with the mufic to them are at this day to be met with, and thofe few that are yet extant are only to be found in odd part books, written without bars, and with ligatures, 111 a character fo obfolete; that all hope of recovering them, or of rendering to any tolerable degree intelligible any of the common 'popular tunes in ufe before the middle of the fixteenth century mult be given up. The two that follow have neverthelefs been recovered by means ofa manu fcript formerly in the collection of Mr. Ralph Thorefby, and men tioned 111 the catalogue of his Mufeum, at the end of his Hiftory of Leeds they both appear to have been fet by William Cornifh of the chapel royal 1n the reign of Henry VII. The words of the firft fong were written by Skelton, and there 1s a direct allufion to them in a poem of his entitled the Crowne of Lawrell, p1inted among his, Works; The latter fon'gfiis Tuppofed to be a fatire on thofe drunkent.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Title:A General History of the Science and Practice of Music, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:616 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.24 inShipping dimensions:616 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.24 inPublished:6 février 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1333868812

ISBN - 13:9781333868819

Appropriate for ages: All ages

Look for similar items by category: