||The Sprightly Companion
||The Sprightly Companion; Being a Collection of the best Foreign Marches Now play'd in all Camps with Two Farewells at the Funeral of the Late Queen, One of Four Parts by Mr. Peasible; The other of Three Parts, by Mr. Tollett; And several other Tunes. Design'd Chiefly for the Hautboy; Yet Proper for the Flute [recorder], Violin, and other Instruments: also Plain and Easy Directions for Playing on the Hautboy.
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||3 (Preface, directions, and musical compositions)
||treble staff; two pieces in 3 and 4 parts.
||"J.B." most likely John Banister (c. 1624–1679), and many of the tunes are attributed to James Paisible (c. 1656-1721). For more complete information, see the preface by Peter Hendrick to "The Sprightly Companion: Complete Facsimile Edition from the copy in the British Library." Columbus, Ohio: Early Music Facsimiles, 1987.|
One piece (Cybelle) attributed to Baptista Lully