Commonplace Book of Songs

Commonplace Book of Songs
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Authors: New York Public Library. Music Division
Statement of Responsibility: [compiled by] John Gamble
Title: Commonplace book of songs
Publisher: [1659?]
Characteristics: 1 ms. score (ca. 450 p.) ; 31 cm.
Notes: Includes songs by Henry Lawes, William Lawes, John Wilson, Nicholas Lanier, William Webb, Charles Coleman, Robert Smith, Thomas Brewer and John Gamble
Compiled by John Gamble ca. 1659
Unfigured bass
Manuscript songs, primarily for one voice and continuo; English words
Restrictions on Access: Requires permission of the curator; please use *ZB-216 or JMN 89-6 v.10
Indexed In: Charles W. Hughes, "John Gamble's Commonplace Book," Music and Letters 26 (1945), p. 215-219
Vincent Duckles, "John Gamble's Commonplace book: a critical edition of New York Public Library Ms. Drexel 4257," M.A. thesis, University of California at Berkeley, 1953
Catalogue of the valuable library of the late Edward Francis Rimbault (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge), p. 92, item 1387
Reproduction: Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library, 1947. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (MN: *ZZ-297)
Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library, 19--. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (MN: *ZZ-25487)
Provenance: Formerly owned by Edward F. Rimbault.
Subject Headings: Music Manuscripts Facsimiles Songs with continuo 17th century
Topical Term: Music
Songs with continuo
Additional Contributors: Gamble, John -1687
Rimbault, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1816-1876
New York Public Library
Alternate Title: John Gamble, his book
Found in: Drexel Collection
Research Call Number: Drexel 4257 (Locked case)
*ZB-216 [Microfilm]
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