This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 Excerpt: ...I have ever aimed at, sundry times leaving my native " country the better to attain so excellent a science. " About sixteen years ago I ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 Excerpt: ...I have ever aimed at, sundry times leaving my native " country the better to attain so excellent a science. " About sixteen years ago I travelled the chiefest parts " of France, a nation furnished with great variety of music; " but lately, being of a more confirmed judgment, I bent " my course towards the famous provinces of Germany, " where I found both excellent masters, and most honor" able patrons of music; namely, those two miracles of " this age for virtue and magnificence, Henry Julio Duke " of Brunswick, and the learned Mauritius Landgrave of " Hessen, of whose princely virtues and favours towards " me I can never speak sufficiently. " Neither can I forget the kindness of Alexandro Ho" rologio, a right learned master of music, servant to the " royal prince the Landgrave of Hessen, and Gregorio " Howet, lutenist to the magnificent Duke of Brunswick; " both whom I name as well for their love to me, as also " for their excellency in their faculties. Thus having He alludes here to his having been admitted Bachelor of Music in both Universities. " spent some months in Germany, to my great admiration " of that worthy country, I past over the Alps into Italy, " where I found the cities furnished with all good arts, " but especially music. What favour and estimation I " had in Venice, Padua, Genoa, Ferrara, Florence, and " divers other places, I willingly suppress, lest I should in " any way seem partial in mine own endeavours. Yet can " I not dissemble the great content I found in the proffer'd " amity of the most famous Luca Marenzio, whose sundry " letters I received from Rome; and one of them, because " it is but sh...Read Less
Good+ No Jacket. 1837, First Edition. List of subscribers, preface, table of contents, 338 pp. Hardcover, green cloth, 8vo., paper title label on spine. Good+ copy: Spine sunned; rubbing to boards; light wear and tear to spine ends. Upper right corner of fly leaf is clipped; clean, bright and unmarked contents.
All Editions of La Musa Madrigalesca: Or, a Collection of Madrigals, Ballets, Roundelays, Etc., Chiefly of the Elizabethan Age; With Remarks and Annotations. by Thomas Oliphant - Primary Source Edition
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