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157. A Volume in the handwriting of Dr. John Alcock, dated Reading, 1746, containing the following Works in score. Small folio.

Dr. Boyce's Twelve Sonatas for Two Violins and Bass.

Printed in separate parts. See Printed Music, No. 26.

Six Sonatas in Three Parts, by G. F. Handel.

Printed by Arnold, who stated them to have been originally published at Amsterdam, in 1731.

Overtures, &c., by Henry Purcell..

Scored from the "Collection of

Ayres composed for the Theatre, &c." (See Printed Music, No. 620.)

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158. Sonaten und Fugen für die Violin alleine von Joh. Sebastian Bach.

Folio.

159. An Introduction to the Art of Composing Music. In the handwriting of John Stafford Smith. Oblong quarto.

160. A Dissertation on Irish Music, by William Beauford, A.M. Small

quarto.

A very neatly written MS., illustrated with drawings of musical instruments.
Presented to the Society by Mr. R. W. Haynes.

F

MUSICAL LITERATURE.

226. Claudii Ptolemæi Harmonicorum Libri Tres. Ex Codd MSS. undecim

nunc primum Græce editus. Johannes Wallis recensuit, edidit, Versione et Notis illustravit et Auctarium adjecit. Greek and Latin text. Frontispiece and Vignette. Quarto. Oxford, 1682. 227. A New System of Music, both Theoretical and Practical, and yet not Mathematical. By John Francis De La Fond. Octavo.

Presented to the Society by Mr. R. W. Haynes.

London, 1725.

228. The Rudiments of Music; or, a Short and Easy Treatise on that subject. By Robert Bremner. Octavo .

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London, 1763.

Presented to the Society by the Rev. F. J. Stainforth.

229. La Musica Ragionata, espressa famigliarmente in Dodici Passeggiate a Dialogo. Opera di Carlo Giovanni Testori. Quarto.

Vercelli, 1767.

Quarto. Vercelli, 1771.

Primi Rudimenti della Musica e Supplemento alla Musica Ragionata.
Opera di Carlo Giovanni Testori. Libro Secondo.

Supplemento alla Musica Ragionata. Opera di Carlo Giovanni Testori.

Libro Terzo.

Quarto

Vercelli, 1773.

L'Arte di Scrivere a Otto reali e Supplemento alla Musica Ragionata.
Opera di Carlo Giovanni Testori. Libro Quarto.

In three volumes.

Presented to the Society by Mr. R. W. Haynes.

Quarto.
Vercelli, 1782.

230. Encyclopédie Méthodique. Musique, publiée par MM. Framery Ginguéne et De Momigny. Two vols., quarto. Paris, 1791-1818. The autograph of Dr. Callcott is on the half title of Volume I.

231. An Inquiry into the Nature and Principles of Thorough Bass, on a new plan. By John Sidney Hawkins. Octavo. London, 1817. The Quarterly Musical Register, January, 1812 (wanting Title); and Six Letters on Singing, from a Father to his Son. By the Rev. C. J. Smyth, A.M. Octavo Norwich, 1817.

In one volume.

232. A Treatise on Choir and Chorus Singing, by F. J. Fetis. Translated

into English [from the "Traité du Chant en Choeur"] by the Rev. Thomas Helmore, M.A. Octavo

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Presented to the Society by the Translator.

For the original Work, see Musical Literature, No. 66.

London, 1854.

233. Traité de Mélodie, Abstraction faite de ses Rapport savec L'Harmonie, suivi d'un Supplement sur l'Art d'accompagner la Mélodie par L'Harmonie, lorsque la première doit être prédominante. Par Antoine Reicha. 2 volumes, quarto Paris, 1814.

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234. The School of Musical Composition, by Dr. Adolph Bernard Marx. Translated from the German by Augustus Wehrmann. Two vols., London, 1852.

octavo

235. The Universal School of Music; a Manual for Teachers and Students

in every branch of Musical Art. By Dr. Adolph Bernard Marx. Translated from the German by A. H. Wehrmann. Octavo. London, 1853.

236. The Modern Musick Master, or, the Universal Musician; containing1. An Introduction to Singing. II. Directions for Playing on the Flute. III. The Newest Method for Learners on the German Flute. IV. Instructions on the Hautboy. V. The Art of Playing on the Violin. VI. The Harpsichord illustrated, with a brief History of Musick, and a Musical Dictionary. Octavo London, 1730.

Presented to the Society by Miss Dowling.

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237. Nouveau Manuel Complet du Facteur d'Orgues; ou, Traité Théorique et Pratique de l'Art de construire les Orgues, précédé d'une Notice Historique sur l'Orgue, et suivi d'une Biographie des Principaux Facteurs d'Orgues, Français et Étrangères. Par M. Hamel. 3 vols., duodecimo; and one volume of Plates, folio. Paris, 1849.

238. The Harpsichord Illustrated and Improv'd: wherein is shewn the Italian manner of Fingering, with Suits of Lessons for Beginners & those who are already proficients on that Instrument and the Organ, with Rules for attaining to play a Thorough Bass. Also with Rules for Tuning the Harpsichord or Spinnet. Octavo.

Published by Walsh, London. The Compleat Tutor for the Harpsichord or Spinnet, wherein is shewn the Italian manner of Fingering, with Suits of Lessons for Beginners & those who are already proficients on that Instrument & the Organ, with Rules for tuneing the Harpsichord or Spinnet. Octavo.

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London.

239. The Violin: being an Account of that leading Instrument and its

most eminent Professors, from its earliest date to the present time; Hints to Amateurs, and Anecdotes. By George Dubourg. Second Edition. A pen-and-ink drawing by the late Thomas Crofton Croker is inserted. Small octavo. London, 1837.

240. The Compleat Tutor for the German Flute, containing the best and easiest Instructions for Learners on that Instrument: to which is added a Choice Collection of the most celebrated Minuets and Marches by the best Masters. Frontispiece. Small quarto. Published by Walsh, London.

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241. Anglorum Speculum; or, the Worthies of England in Church and State. Wherein are illustrated the Lives and Characters of the most Eminent Persons since the Conquest to this present Age. Also an Account of the Commodities and Trade of each respective County, and the most flourishing Towns and Cities therein. (The Preface is signed G. S.) Octavo London, 1684. 242. Athenæ Oxoniensis; an Exact History of all the Writers and Bishops who have had their Education in the University of Oxford: to which are added the Fasti or Annals of the said University. By Anthony à Wood. A new Edition, with Additions, and a Continuation by Philip Bliss. 4 vols., large quarto.

London, 1813-1820. 243. A General History of the Science and Practice of Music. By Sir John Hawkins. A new Edition, with the Author's Posthumous Notes. 3 vols., octavo. (The Third Volume contains the Portraits inserted in the text of the Original Edition.) London, 1853.

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For the Original Edition, see Musical Literature, Nos. 110 and 111. 244. A General History of Music, &c. By Charles Burney, Mus. Doc. (See Musical Literature, No. 112.)—Another Copy, with Notes in the autograph of John Stafford Smith. Four vols., quarto; Plates. London, 1776-1789.

245. Sketches of the Origin, Progress, and Effects of Music, with an
Account of the Ancient Bards and Minstrels. By the Rev. Richard
Eastcott.
Bath, 1793.

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Second edition, octavo
Presented to the Society by Mr. R. W. Haynes.

246. The Present State of Music in France and Italy. By Charles Burney,
Mus. Doc. With Notes in the handwriting of Charles Wesley.
Octavo.
London, 1773.

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247. Concert Room and Orchestra Anecdotes of Music and Musicians, Ancient and Modern. By Thomas Busby, Mus. Doc. Three vols., small octavo; Plates

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Presented to the Society by Mr. R. W. Haynes.

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London, 1825.

248. Biographie Universelle des Musicians, et Bibliographie Générale de Musique. Par F. J. Fetis. 8 vols., octavo. Brussels, 1835-1844. 249. Modern German Music. Reflections and Criticisms. By Henry F. Chorley. 2 vols., small octavo

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Presented to the Society by the Author.

London, 1854.

250. Reminiscences of Handel, &c. (See Musical Literature, No. 143.)—
Another Copy, wanting the plate of the Cannons Organ and the
Music of "The Harmonious Blacksmith."
Presented to the Society by Mr. E. Spencer.

251. Mr. R. Clark's Pamphlet on Handel's Messiah.

(See Musical Litera

ture, No. 144.)-Another Copy.

Presented to the Society by the Author.

252. Memoirs of the Life, &c. of William Congreve. By Charles Wilson.

Portrait. Octavo.

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253. An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian: with an Historical View of the Stage during his own time. Written by Himself. Octavo London, 1740. 254. An Apology for the Life of Mr. Theo. Cibber, Comedian; being a proper Sequel to the Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian: with an Historical View of the Stage to the Present Year. Supposed to be written by Himself, in the style and manner of the Poet Laureat. Duodecimo. Dublin, 1741.

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255. Memoirs of Samuel Foote; with a Collection of his Bon Mots, Anecdotes, and Opinions, and Three of his Dramatic Pieces not published in his Works. By William Cooke. Portrait. 3 vols., small octavo. London, 1805.

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London, 1786.

256. Letters and Poems by Mr. John Henderson, with Anecdotes of his Life. By John Ireland. Octavo 257. Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Abate Metastasio, in which are incorporated Translations of his Principal Letters. By Charles Burney, Mus. D. Portrait. Three vols., octavo. London, 1796.

Presented to the Society by Mr. William Henry Husk.

258. Miscellanies by the Honourable Daines Barrington [including Accounts of the following infant Musicians: Mozart, Charles and Samuel Wesley, Crotch, and Lord Mornington]. Portraits of Mozart, at 7 years of age, and Sir John Wynne, 1553.

Quarto. London, 1781.

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