John BirchenshaJohn Birchensha: writings on music
Christopher D. S. Field, Benjamin Wardhaugh,
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Ashgate, c2010.
ISBN: 0754662136 ISBN13: 9780754662136 DDC: 781.092 LCC: MT6 Edition: (hardcover : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. -314) and index.
Birchensha's reputation as a music theorist -- Birchensha's life --
The practical part of music -- The mathematical and philosophical
parts of music -- To reduce all the parts of musick to a regularity
and just order' -- The sources. Transcription policy -- John
Birchensha's writings on music. Dedicatory epistle and preface to
templum musicum (1664) -- Letter to the Royal Society (26 April 1664)
-- A compendium discourse' Birchensha's description of his 'grand
scale' (9 June 1665) -- 'Animadversion' for syntagma musicæ --
Synopsis of syntagma musicæ for the Royal Society (February 1675/6)
-- Birchensha demonstrates his 'compleat scale of musick' to the
Royal Society (10 February 1675/6) -- Rules of composition, I: Solas
Taylor's manuscript -- Rules of composition, II: William Corbett's
manuscript -- Rule of composition III: Francis Withey's manuscript.
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LCC Number: MT6
Book Details:Language: eng
Physical Description: vi, 331 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Edition Info: (hardcover : alk. paper)
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