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Sound anatomiz'd, in a philosophical essay on musick. Wherein is explained the nature of sound, both in its Essence and Regulation, &c. Contrived for the Use of the Voice in Singing, as well as for those who Play on Instruments. Together with A thorough Explanation of all the different Moods used in Musick, for regulating Time in the different Divisions of Measures used therein. All render'd plain and easy, to the meanest Capacities, by familiar Similies. To which is added, A Discourse, concerning the Abuse of Musick. By William Turner.

Turner, William, 1651-1740.
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London : printed by William Pearson, over-against Wright's-Coffee-House, in Aldersgate-Street, for the author, and sold by M. Turner, at the Post-House, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden, and no where else in England, 1724.

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[6],80,[2],7,[1]p.,plates : music ; 4⁰.

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ESTC T49541

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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