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Mus. 224


Mus. 224
Catch that catch can: or, the second part of The musical companion; being a collection of new catches, songs, and glees, never printed before.
London: Printed by J. P. for John Playford, 1685
RISM B/I 16854

Provenance: from the Aldrich bequest, listed in Archives 1717, item G17, as 'Playford's Musical Companion 2nd Part'; there is no entry for this item in Dowding. Several catches in this collection are by Aldrich himself, including the opening one ('Oh the bonny Christchurch bells').

Upright format, 232 x 183 mm. Late C17th wrappers of thin grey card, now within an early C20th binding of limp vellum with ties. Annotation on original upper cover, in smudged ink, probably reads 'Cornish'. Bookplate 2. C19th shelfmark: I.3.132.

Microfilm: The printed music of Christ Church, Oxford, reel 8.
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