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Assorted 18th century musical scores of glees, catches, canons and rounds taken from a variety of mismatched… by  et al  William Hawes - Hardcover - Apparently Unique - 1800 - from DuBois Rare Books (SKU: 005000)

Assorted 18th century musical scores of glees, catches, canons and rounds taken from a variety of mismatched sources; ... A unique sammelbande of 18th century sheet music featuring musical scores and lyrics for a collection of some of the most popular glees, catches, rounds and canons of the latter part of the18th century, written by the leading composers of the day...many of the compositions are represented in this gathering almost certainly by their very first printings...a few of which are signed (or initialed) by various of the composers

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Assorted 18th century musical scores of glees, catches, canons and rounds taken from a variety of mismatched sources; ... A unique sammelbande of 18th century sheet music featuring musical scores and lyrics for a collection of some of the most popular glees, catches, rounds and canons of the latter part of the18th century, written by the leading composers of the day...many of the compositions are represented in this gathering almost certainly by their very first printings...a few of which are signed (or initialed) by various of the composers

by R. J. S. Stevens, Reginald Spofforth, J.W. Callcott, J.S. Smith, William Horsely, S. Paxton, Samuel Webbe, William Hawes, et al

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London [mostly]: Various, 1800. Apparently Unique. Hardcover. Very Good. 213 pp. [handwritten page numbers]. 13 1/4" x 10 1/2". Oblong folio. Hardcover. Marbled paper over boards. A sammelbande of approx. 40 assorted glees, catches, rounds, and canons. Approximately 40 individual compositions from an indeterminate number of sources bound into a single volume. Book Condition: Completely perished at the spine with bookbinder's tape utilized for re-backing some time ago. Covers worn through to the boards at the corners and along all edges. Binding quite sound with all compositions firmly installed. A wide assortment of chips, creases and folds throughout though there are no chips, folds, or crease affecting a single note of music or letter of text. Moderate-to-heavy-to-complete lack of foxing to pages, most pages bright and free of blemish. An extraordinary greatest hits of the day collection. The composers represented in this compilation were some of the greatest musical talents of their preferred form; most certainly a preponderance of these pieces are first printings; and finally, there are total of six compositions either signed or initialed by their respective authors. A complete list of the every composition included in this collection is available upon request; as are specific titles of those 6 pieces signed by either R. J. S. Stevens, Reginald Spofforth or William Hawes.

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DuBois Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
005000
Title
Assorted 18th century musical scores of glees, catches, canons and rounds taken from a variety of mismatched sources; ... A unique sammelbande of 18th century sheet music featuring musical scores and lyrics for a collection of some of the most popular glees, catches, rounds and canons of the latter part of the18th century, written by the leading composers of the day...many of the compositions are represented in this gathering almost certainly by their very first printings...a few of which are signed (or initialed) by various of the composers
Author
R. J. S. Stevens, Reginald Spofforth, J.W. Callcott, J.S. Smith, William Horsely, S. Paxton, Samuel Webbe, William Hawes, et al
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
Apparently Unique
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Various
Place of Publication
London [mostly]
Date Published
1800

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