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[Commonplace book]

[Commonplace book]

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Creator: Kusser, Johann Sigmund, 1660-1727
Date: [ca. 1690-1720]
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Description:
Holograph. Composed in England and the continent. last page, p. 448, adhered to back pastedown. Text on back pastedown illegible.
Abstract:
In several languages, chiefly containing musical material. Contents include: recipes and remedies, poems, an alphabetical list of the people known to Kusser, lists of various kinds of music, lists of tunings of various instruments, instructions for the preparation of a copper plate for engraving, 2 puzzle-counterpoints devised by Kusser, songs, a short treatise on the enharmonic scale, a tabulation of drum rhythms, a treatise on flute-playing, a long treatise on counterpoint, systems for bringing a spinet into equal temperament, notes on the cost of putting on a concert in Dublin, the registration of the organ at Trinity College, Dublin, and a list of 33 directions ""What a virtuoso who comes to London should observe.""
Physical Description:
1 v. (ca. 275 l.)
10 x 15 cm.
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: The Osborn Collection
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2019775
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