|Creator:||Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 Humfrey, Pelham, 1647-1674 Blow, John, d. 1708 Croft, William, 1678-1727|
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The volume contains bass or continuo parts to Sonatas, Airs, Overtures, Dances, and other pieces by Henry Purcell ((1659-1695), Daniel Purcell (-1717), John Jenkins (1592-1678), William Lawes (1602-1645), Nicola Matteis, Diedrich Becker, Robert Wren, A. Poole, Matthew Locke (1630-1677), and Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680). The volume is written in several hands, and William H. Cummings, a biographer of Purcell, has written on l.11: ""This curious book contains several pages undeniably in the handwriting of Henry Purcell..."" The other hands are attributed by Cummings to Pelham Humfrey (1647-1674), John Blow (1648-1708), and William Croft (1678-1727).
31 x 21 cm.
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