Commonplace book of songs

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Title
Commonplace book of songs
Additional title: John Gamble, his book
Names
Gamble, John, d. 1687 (Compiler)
Rimbault, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1816-1876 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1659 (Questionable)
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Drexel 4257 (Locked case)
Topics
Songs with continuo -- 17th century
Music -- Manuscripts
Genres
Scores
Manuscripts, Musical
Notes
Content: Includes songs by Henry Lawes, William Lawes, John Wilson, Nicholas Lanier, William Webb, Charles Coleman, Robert Smith, Thomas Brewer and John Gamble.
Statement of responsibility: [compiled by] John Gamble.
Citation/reference: Wikipedia, Drexel 4257.
Citation/reference: Catalogue of the valuable library of the late Edward Francis Rimbault (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge), p. 92, item 1387.
Citation/reference: 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.
Citation/reference: Charles W. Hughes, "John Gamble's Commonplace Book," Music and Letters 26 (1945), p. 215-219.
Additional physical form: Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library, 19--. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (MN: *ZZ-25487)
Additional physical form: Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library, 1947. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (MN: *ZZ-297)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 ms. score (ca. 450 p.)
Description
Manuscript songs, for one voice and continuo; English words.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15327091
RLIN/OCLC: 18678379
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7534b690-8e52-0134-6598-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

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  • 1659: Created
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Commonplace book of songs" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1659. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/41f2d020-9257-0134-8a4f-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Commonplace book of songs" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/41f2d020-9257-0134-8a4f-00505686a51c

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1659). Commonplace book of songs Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/41f2d020-9257-0134-8a4f-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Commonplace book of songs