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A Treatise of Musick, Containing the Principles of Composition. Wherein the Several Parts Thereof Are Fully Explained, and Made Useful by Rameau - 1st Edition - 1752 - from Bird's Books (SKU: 58 H)

A Treatise of Musick, Containing the Principles of Composition. Wherein the Several Parts Thereof Are Fully Explained, and Made Useful

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A Treatise of Musick, Containing the Principles of Composition. Wherein the Several Parts Thereof Are Fully Explained, and Made Useful

by Rameau

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1752. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 1752 1st Edition Hardcover Good/No Jacket A presumed 1st edition of this rare text Library rebound in dark blue cloth over board with gilt titles 176pp plus 2pp errata 'Translated into English from the original in French and entered at Stationer's-Hall, and published according to the Act of Parliament' 44 chapters covering all aspects of music composition: rules, chord sequences, cadence,modulation etc etc By a Mr Rameau, 'Principal Composer to his Most Christian Majesty, and to the Opera at Paris' A fascinating and relevant book with many examples/figures throughout the text Ex library copy with a bookplate and stamp on the front pastedown, handwritten no opposite the contents page One other library stamp on the last page Library name on front cover in gilt No other library markings Some age spotting to pages and a water mark covering on the outer edge of 2 pages (approx 15cm deep by 10cm long) Generally a good copy of this desirable book

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Seller Inventory #
58 H
Title
A Treatise of Musick, Containing the Principles of Composition. Wherein the Several Parts Thereof Are Fully Explained, and Made Useful
Author
Rameau
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Date published
1752
Keywords
MUSIC, MUSICK, COMPOSITION

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