[Commonplace book]

Creator:
Kusser, Johann Sigmund, 1660-1727
Published/Created:
[ca. 1690-1720]
Physical Description:
1 v. (ca. 275 l.)
10 x 15 cm.
Notes:
Holograph. Composed in England and the continent. last page, p. 448, adhered to back pastedown. Text on back pastedown illegible.
Abstract:
In several languages, chiefly containing musical material. Contents include: recipes and remedies, poems, an alphabetical list of the people known to Kusser, lists of various kinds of music, lists of tunings of various instruments, instructions for the preparation of a copper plate for engraving, 2 puzzle-counterpoints devised by Kusser, songs, a short treatise on the enharmonic scale, a tabulation of drum rhythms, a treatise on flute-playing, a long treatise on counterpoint, systems for bringing a spinet into equal temperament, notes on the cost of putting on a concert in Dublin, the registration of the organ at Trinity College, Dublin, and a list of 33 directions ""What a virtuoso who comes to London should observe.""
Topics:
Musicians
Genre:
Commonplace books
Manuscripts
Musical works
Format:
Notated Music
Content Type:
Music (Printed & Manuscript)
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Digital:
The Osborn Collection
Call Number:
Osborn Music MS 16
Orbis Record:
7039972
Orbis Barcode:
39002091450727
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection
oid pointer:
1085768
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2019775
PID:
digcoll:3408898

Number of Pages: 229
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