A Briefe and Short Instruction on the Art of Musicke (Bevin, Elway)
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|Work Title||A Briefe and Short Instruction on the Art of Musicke|
|Alternative Title||A briefe and short instruction of the art of musicke : to teach how to make discant, of all proportions that are in vse: very necessary for all such as are desirous to attaine to knowledge in the art ; and may by practice, if they can sing, soone be able to compose three, foure, and five parts: and also to compose all sorts of canons that are usuall, by these directions of two or three parts in one, upon the plain-song|
|Dedication||Bishop of Gloucester|
|Composer Time Period||Renaissance|
A book of music theory with many puzzle canons. Bevin was famous for his canons in his day, and published two books of them, but both are lost.