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Text set / The division-viol, or, The art of playing extempore to a ground.

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The division-viol, or, The art of playing extempore to a ground.
Alternative Title
Art of playing extempore to a ground.
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
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
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.
Musical works
Annotations (Provenance)
[140] pages, bound ;30 cm
f MS.1962.004
Music--Instruction and study--Early works to 1800.
Viol music--England--Early works to 1800.
Great Britain
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.

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