Book/Printed Material The art of playing on the violin, containing all the rules necessary to attain to a perfection on that instrument : with great variety of compositions, which will also be very useful to those who study the violoncello, harpsichord &c.

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Title
The art of playing on the violin, containing all the rules necessary to attain to a perfection on that instrument : with great variety of compositions, which will also be very useful to those who study the violoncello, harpsichord &c.
Contributor Names
Geminiani, Francesco, 1687-1762.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, former owner.
Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
London : Printed for the author by J. Johnson ..., MDCCLI [1751]
Subject Headings
-  Violin--Instruction and study--Early works to 1800
-  England--London
Notes
-  Engraved title page.
-  Title page transposed: printer's statement appears after the imprint date.
-  "Opera IX."
-  The text (p. 9, [1], 2nd and 3rd groups of paging) is letterpress, printed on paper with horizontal chain lines.
-  The 1st ed., according to the Oxford history of music, could not have been published before 1734.
-  Signatures: [A]² B² [C]1 (horizontal chain lines).
-  English Short Title Catalogue, N70329
-  Principally exercises with continuo.
-  Not identical with part 5 of Peter Prelleur's Modern musicmaster.
-  LC copy forms part of the Jefferson Exhibit Collection.
-  LC copy is Thomas Jefferson's, with a note in his hand on p. 8.
-  With: Geminiani, Francesco. Rules for playing a true taste, [London, 1745?]. Issued separately.
Medium
[2], 9, [1] p., 51, [1] p. of plates : music (engravings) ; 35 cm (fol.)
Call Number/Physical Location
MT170 .G45
MT262 .G332 1751a Copy 1 Another Issue, without publisher and printer. (ESTC T190667) Bequest of Lillian Shattuck, 12 Sept. 1941
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.rbc/Jefferson.04995.1
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.music/muspre1800.100296
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.music/muspre1800.101848
Library of Congress Control Number
05004995
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Description
Engraved title page. Title page transposed: printer's statement appears after the imprint date. "Opera IX." The text (p. 9, [1], 2nd and 3rd groups of paging) is letterpress, printed on paper with horizontal chain lines. The 1st ed., according to the Oxford history of music, could not have been published before 1734. Signatures: [A]² B² [C]1 (horizontal chain lines). English Short Title Catalogue, N70329 Principally exercises with continuo. Not identical with part 5 of Peter Prelleur's Modern musicmaster. LC copy forms part of the Jefferson Exhibit Collection. LC copy is Thomas Jefferson's, with a note in his hand on p. 8. With: Geminiani, Francesco. Rules for playing a true taste, [London, 1745?]. Issued separately.
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Geminiani, Francesco, Thomas Jefferson, and Thomas Jefferson Library Collection. The Art of Playing on the Violin, Containing All the Rules Necessary to Attain to a Perfection on That Instrument: With Great Variety of Compositions, Which Will Also Be Very Useful to Those Who Study the Violoncello, Harpsichord &c. [London: Printed for the author by J. Johnson ..., MDCCLI, 1751] Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/05004995/.

APA citation style:

Geminiani, F., Jefferson, T. & Thomas Jefferson Library Collection. (1751) The Art of Playing on the Violin, Containing All the Rules Necessary to Attain to a Perfection on That Instrument: With Great Variety of Compositions, Which Will Also Be Very Useful to Those Who Study the Violoncello, Harpsichord &c. [London: Printed for the author by J. Johnson ..., MDCCLI] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/05004995/.

MLA citation style:

Geminiani, Francesco, Thomas Jefferson, and Thomas Jefferson Library Collection. The Art of Playing on the Violin, Containing All the Rules Necessary to Attain to a Perfection on That Instrument: With Great Variety of Compositions, Which Will Also Be Very Useful to Those Who Study the Violoncello, Harpsichord &c. [London: Printed for the author by J. Johnson ..., MDCCLI, 1751] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05004995/>.