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Two books of exercises for learning the flute

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MS. Mus. Sch. G. 639-40

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50 and 39 leaves.

Two books of exercises for learning the flute, but most of each book is unused. In no. 26916 the date 1673 and the name 'Elizabeth Henthorne' occur, and 'Aprell the 9: 1700 i began to learn the Flute.' In no. 26917 at fol. 39 rev. is a song with music beginning, 'Now, now the fight's done.' The two volumes are similarly bound.

Dates

  • Written in c.1670

Extent

2 Volumes

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. G. 639-40, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Mus. Sch. G. 639-40

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20926

Abstract

Two books of exercises for learning the flute.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 26916-26917

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

4 1/8 × 8 1/4 in.
Title
Two books of exercises for learning the flute
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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