Lessons for the Bass Viol (Moss, John)

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Fynnjamin (2020/11/3)

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Publisher. Info. London: printed by W. Godbid for the author, sold by John Playford, 1671.
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Work Title Lessons for the Bass Viol
Alternative. Title Lessons for the Basse-Viol on the Common-Tuning, and many other New-Tunings: containing, Allmans, Corants, Sarabands, Jigg Allmans; in all the usual Keys of the Scale of Musick; together with a Thorough-Bass. Composed by John Moss, for the Use of his Scholars.
Lessons for the Base-Viol
Composer Moss, John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 104 pieces, forming 26 sets/suites of 4 dance movements each (Alman, Corant, Saraband, Jigg Alman)
First Publication. 1671
Dedication John Moss of Wells (composer's father)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation bass viol, continuo (2nd bass viol)
Extra Information Bass viol part is printed in tablature, the continuo (Thorough Bass) is in score.