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Mus. 804


Mus. 804
Morley, Thomas, 1557-1602 Grove DNB
A plaine and easie introduction to practicall musicke, set downe in forme of a dialogue: divided into three parts. ... With new songs of, 2. 3. 4. and 5. parts. By Thomas Morley, Batcheler of Musicke, and one of the gent. of her Majesties Royall Chappell.
London: Imprinted ... by Humfrey Lownes, 1608
RISM B/VI/2 p. 598

Provenance: from the Aldrich bequest, listed in Archives 1717, item E7, as 'Morley's Introduction to Practical Musick'; there is no entry in Dowding, which omits books of music theory.

Upright format, 280 x 193 mm. Binding: 'Aldrich binding' Type 1. An inscription on the titlepage, apparently mid C17th, has largely been trimmed away and erased. Shelfmark 'E.7' on front flyleaf. Bookplate 2. C19th shelfmark: K.4.18.B.

Microfilm: The printed music of Christ Church, Oxford, reel 44.
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For other copies of this edition, see Mus. 802 (from the Goodson bequest), and Mus. 803.