The Compleat Musick-Master (Pearson, William)

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Fynnjamin (2010/7/2)

Editor T. B., i.e. Thomas Brown
3rd edition
Publisher. Info. London: William Pearson, sold by John Young, and E. Miller, 1722.
Misc. Notes N.B. 'Flute' here denotes recorder
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Work Title The Compleat Musick-Master
Alternative. Title Title-page transcription
The Compleat Musick-Master: being Plain, Easie, and Familiar Rules for Singing, and Playing On the most useful Instruments now in Vogue, according to the Rudiments of Musick. Viz., Violin, Flute, Haut-boy, Bass-Viol, Treble-Viol, Tenor-Viol. Containing likewise A great Variety of Choice Tunes, and fitted to each Instrument, with Songs for two Voices. To which is added, a Scale of the Seven Keys of Musick, shewing how to Transpose any Tune from one Key to another.
Composer Pearson, William
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's includes (3rd edition):
4 songs for 2 voices by Daniel and Henry Purcell
Instructions and 8 pieces for bass viol
Instructions and 10 pieces for violin
Instructions and 6 pieces for "flute" (i.e. recorder)
Instructions and 11 pieces for oboe
18 Lessons (dances etc.) for violin
22 Lessons (dances, airs, songs) for "flute" (i.e. recorder)
First Publication. 1704
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation voice; 2 voices; oboe; recorder; violin; bass viol (plus brief instructions for tenor viol and treble viol)

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Some material (including instructions) shared with Apollo's Banquet, Newly Reviv'd
Named composers: Daniel Purcell, Henry Purcell, John Lenton, Jeremiah Clarke, John Barrett, Dr. Morgin (probably Thomas Morgan), Mr Porten, William Corbett, Stephen Tenoe, John Church, Mr Cook, Daniel Demoivre.