The Resource John Birchensha : writings on music, edited by Christopher D.S. Field and Benjamin Wardhaugh

John Birchensha : writings on music, edited by Christopher D.S. Field and Benjamin Wardhaugh

Label
John Birchensha : writings on music
Title
John Birchensha
Title remainder
writings on music
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christopher D.S. Field and Benjamin Wardhaugh
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
active 1664-1672
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Birchensha, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
MT6
LC item number
.B6076 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Field, Christopher
  • Wardhaugh, Benjamin
Series statement
Music theory in Britain, 1500-1700
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music theory
  • Music theory
  • Birchensha, John
Label
John Birchensha : writings on music, edited by Christopher D.S. Field and Benjamin Wardhaugh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Birchensha's reputation as a music theorist -- Birchensha's life -- The practical part of music -- The mathematical and philosophical parts of music -- "To reduce all the parts of musick to a regularity and just order" -- The sources -- Transcription policy -- Dedicatory epistle and preface to templum musicum (1664) -- Letter to the Royal Society (26 April 1664) -- A compendium discourse -- Birchensha's description of his 'grand scale' (9 June 1665) -- Animadversion for syntagma musicæ (1672) -- Synopsis of syntagma musicæ for the Royal Society (February 1675/6) ; Birchensha demonstrates his 'compleat scale of musick' to the Royal Society (10 February 1675/6) -- Rules of composition, I : Silas Taylor's manuscript -- Rules of composition, II : William Corbett's manuscript -- Rules of composition, III : Francis Withey's manuscript
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 331 p.
Isbn
9780754662136
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008937959
Other physical details
ill., music
System control number
  • 3504339-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3504339
  • (Sirsi) o318674208
  • (OCoLC)318674208
Label
John Birchensha : writings on music, edited by Christopher D.S. Field and Benjamin Wardhaugh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Birchensha's reputation as a music theorist -- Birchensha's life -- The practical part of music -- The mathematical and philosophical parts of music -- "To reduce all the parts of musick to a regularity and just order" -- The sources -- Transcription policy -- Dedicatory epistle and preface to templum musicum (1664) -- Letter to the Royal Society (26 April 1664) -- A compendium discourse -- Birchensha's description of his 'grand scale' (9 June 1665) -- Animadversion for syntagma musicæ (1672) -- Synopsis of syntagma musicæ for the Royal Society (February 1675/6) ; Birchensha demonstrates his 'compleat scale of musick' to the Royal Society (10 February 1675/6) -- Rules of composition, I : Silas Taylor's manuscript -- Rules of composition, II : William Corbett's manuscript -- Rules of composition, III : Francis Withey's manuscript
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 331 p.
Isbn
9780754662136
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008937959
Other physical details
ill., music
System control number
  • 3504339-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3504339
  • (Sirsi) o318674208
  • (OCoLC)318674208

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