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Musical ayres and dialogues

Other title: Musicall Ayres and Dialogues; Select musical ayres and dialogues; Select musicall ayres and dialogues
  • Work information

    Scoring summary: V, i
    V (2), i
    V (2)
    V (3)
    Genre: Songs, Dialogues, Airs (voc.)
    Composer cross-reference: Brewer, Thomas; Cesare, Giovanni Martino; Coleman, Charles; Coleman, Edward; Lanier, Nicholas; Lawes, Henry; Lawes, William; Savile, Jeremy; Taylor, John; Tomkins, William; Warner, V. [Conjectural]; Webb, William; Wilson, John
  • Source description

    Title on source: SELECT | Musicall Ayres | AND | DIALOGUES, | In Three BOOKES. | First Book, containes AYRES for a Voyce alone to the | Theorbo, or Basse Violl. | Second Book, containes Choice DIALOGUES for two Voyces to the Theorbo or Basse Violl. | Third Book, containes short AYRES or SONGS for thee Voyces, | so Composed, as they may either be sung by a Voyce alone, | to an Instrument, or by two or three Voyces. | Composed by these severall Excellent Masters in Musick, Viz. | [left column:] Dr. John Wilson, | Dr. Charles Colman, | Mr. Henry Lawes, | Mr. William Lawes, | Mr. William Webb. | [right column:] Mr. Nicholas Lanneare, | Mr. William Smegergill | alias Cæsar, | Mr. Edward Colman, | Mr. Jeremy Savile. | [illustration] | LONDON, | Printed by T. H. for John Playford, and are to be sold at his Shop, in the Inner | Temple, neare the Church doore. 1653.
    • score: 36 p. (book 1), 16 p. (book 2), 18 p. (book 3)
      Print: 1653; London; T. Harper for John Playford
       Printing technique: Typography
      Book format: 4°
  • Publisher

    Printer: Thomas Harper
    Publisher: John Playford
  • Further notes

    Notes: Contains: T. Brewer, W. Caesar (4), C. Coleman (9), E. Coleman (2), N. Lanier (6), H. Lawes (21), W. Lawes (7), J. Savile (3), J. Taylor, W. Tompkins, Warner, W. Webb (12), J. Wilson (7), Anon.
    RISM series: B/I 1653; 7
    Local number: 16537
    Bibliographic reference:  
    Source of description note: US-SM W2911 [Early English Books Online]
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