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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.The eighteenth-century fascination with Greek and Roman antiquity followed the systematic excavation of the ruins at Pompeii and Herculaneum in southern Italy; and after 1750 a neoclassical style dominated all artistic fields. The titles here trace developments in mostly English-language works on painting, sculpture, architecture, music, theater, and other disciplines. Instructional works on musical instruments, catalogs of art objects, comic operas, and more are also included. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++Library of CongressW007207Boston: Printed by J. Franklin, for S. Gerrish, near the Brick Church in Cornhill, 1721. [4], iii, [1],24p., [16]leaves of plates: music; 11 x 17 cm
  • ISBN13: 9781170884492
  • Publisher: Gale Ecco, Print Editions
  • Pubilcation Year: 2010
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00054
Specifications
FormatPaperback
Publication DateJune 10, 2010
Pages54
Primary CategoryArt/History - General

The Grounds and Rules of Musick Explained

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