Printed book, 1597; provenance: England
External data sources: IMSLP record; Online complete text transcription by Peter M. Lefferts and Ausra Motuzaite-Pinkeviciene
DIAMM information (this information supersedes that given in RISM or the Census Catalogue) (JCM, 2011):
Printed in 1597, Thomas Morley's self-teaching primer for music, in three sections. Describes all information needed to sing (mensurations, pricking etc); how to sing a discant on a plainsong or ground; how to composer in three, four, five or more parts. The text is interspersed with examples and new compositions by Morley and English and continental masters.
218 pp of text + 4 pp preface & frontispiece.
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