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Title
The division-viol, or, The art of playing extempore to a ground.
Alternative Title
Division-viol.
Art of playing extempore to a ground.
Creator
Simpson, Christopher, -1669.
Owen, Ann, transcriber.
Simpson, Christopher, -1669.Division-violist.1665.
Date Created and/or Issued
[early 18th century]
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Manuscript copy of 1665 text.
Scope/Content: Manuscript copy by Ann Owen of large portions of the 1665 edition of Christopher Simpson's Division-viol. According to a 1994 article by Richard Charteris, there are some omissions from the 1665 text (particularly the Latin translation of the text) as well as some sections of music.
Citation/Reference: A newly-discovered manuscript copy of Christopher Simpson's The division-viol / by Richard Charteris. In Chelys,vol. 23 (1994) : 47-54.
Condition: Bound in brown calf; covers completely detached and pages loose at front of text block; damage and peeling to spine and covers.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Musical works
Annotations (Provenance)
Extent
[140] pages, bound ;30 cm
Identifier
f MS.1962.004
Subject
Music--Instruction and study--Early works to 1800.
Viol music--England--Early works to 1800.
Place
Great Britain
Provenance
Extensive late 19th or 20th century pencil notes on verso of front free endpaper regarding contents of text; "Finis Ann Owen" at end of text.
Location
CLUW

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