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Author Wallis, John, 1616-1703, author.

Title John Wallis : writings on music / edited by David Cram and Benjamin Wardhaugh
Published London : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (254 pages)
Series Music theory in Britain, 1500-1700: Critical editions
Music Theory in Britain, 1500âe 1700: Critical Editions
Music theory in Britain, 1500-1700.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Series Editor's Preface; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; John Wallis, 1616-1703; 'My present un polished thoughts': The letters of 1664; 'A new Musical Discovery': The letters of 1677; 'The Harmonics of the ancients compared with today's': Wallis's appendix to Ptolemy's Harmonics, 1682; 'Your Most Obliged & Faithfull Servant': Thomas Salmon; 'A thing wherein I am so little acquainted': musical publications in 1698
'Very elaborate and judicious': Wallis's legacy in musical scholarship Editorial policy1 Letters to Henry Oldenburg, May 1664; 2 Letters to Henry Oldenburg, March 1677; 3 'The Harmonics of the Ancients compared with Today's': Appendix to Ptolemy's Harmonics, 1682; 4 Notice of Wallis's Edition of Ptolemy's Harmonics in the Philosophical Transactions, January 1683; 5 'A Question in Musick', Philosophical Transactions, March 1698; 6 Letter to Samuel Pepys, June 1698; 7 Letters to Andrew Fletcher, August 1698; Select Bibliography; Index
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Subject Fletcher, Andrew, 1655-1716 -- Correspondence
Oldenburg, Henry, approximately 1615-1677 -- Correspondence
Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703 -- Correspondence
Wallis, John, 1616-1703 -- Correspondence
Fletcher, Andrew, 1655-1716.
Oldenburg, Henry, approximately 1615-1677.
Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703.
Wallis, John, 1616-1703.
Music theory -- Early works to 1800.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Classical.
MUSIC -- Reference.
Music theory.
Genre/Form Early works.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
Author Cram, David, editor.
Wardhaugh, Benjamin, 1979- editor.
ISBN 1351561499
Other Titles Prose works. Selections