Divers & sundry waies of two parts in one, to the number of fortie, uppon one playnsong

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Title
Divers & sundry waies of two parts in one, to the number of fortie, uppon one playnsong
Additional title: Divers & sundry waies of two parts in one, to the number of fortie, uppon one playnsong
Names
Farmer, John, active 1591-1601 (Composer)
East, Thomas, 1540?-1608? (Printer)
Byrd, William, 1539 or 40-1623 (Publisher)
Oxford, Edward De Vere, Earl of, 1550-1604 (Dedicatee)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1591
Place: Imprinted at London
Publisher: by Thomas Easte, the assigne of William Byrd, and are to be sould in Broadstreet neere the Royall exchange at the authors house
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Drexel 3825
Topics
Glees, catches, rounds, etc.
Part songs, English
Canons, fugues, etc.
Genres
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: performed and published by John Farmer in favour of such as love musicke, with the ready way to perfect knowledge.
Source characteristics: No words.
Source characteristics: Printed from moveable type throughout; diamond musical notation, initials.
Source note: Signatures: [A]-A⁴ B-[D⁸].
Content: "To the right honorable my very good lord & master Edward de Vere Earle of Oxenford..." -- at the start of two dedicatory pages after title page.
Version identification: Final work in NYPL copy is numbered 39, with the word FINIS at foot of page.
Additional physical form: Also available on microfilm: *ZB-161 (master negative: *ZZ-748).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score ([45] pages) ; 15 cm (8̊.)
Description
40 two-part canons, each in combination with the same "playnsong" cantus firmus, with instructions.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20719773
RLIN/OCLC: 863601902
Photo Order: 59108
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fd994c70-296a-0136-eed1-2da22d5da1b8
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.

Item timeline of events

  • 1591: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Divers & sundry waies of two parts in one, to the number of fortie, uppon one playnsong" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1591. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec8da320-3536-0136-d08d-0dbacb8770aa

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Divers & sundry waies of two parts in one, to the number of fortie, uppon one playnsong" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec8da320-3536-0136-d08d-0dbacb8770aa

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1591). Divers & sundry waies of two parts in one, to the number of fortie, uppon one playnsong Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec8da320-3536-0136-d08d-0dbacb8770aa

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Divers & sundry waies of two parts in one, to the number of fortie, uppon one playnsong