By William Bathe,KevinC. Karnes

even if unjustly missed by way of smooth writers, William Bathe?s contributions to tune pedagogy in overdue sixteenth-century England have been profound. Bathe?s A Briefe advent to the ability of track (1596) not just contains the 1st explication of a four-syllable, non-hexachordal solmization technique released by means of an English author (a method just like that which might turn into the normal in England in the course of the 17th century) but in addition outlines a combinatorial procedure for composing canons that's remarkably forward-looking in either perception and layout. as well as delivering the 1st smooth version of Bathe?s treatise, the amount examines the complex compilation and e-book histories of the e-book, the ancient and theoretical foundations of Bathe?s contributions, and the connection among the 1596 booklet and Bathe?s 1584 treatise A Briefe advent to the genuine Arte of Musicke (the extant textual content of that's integrated as an appendix).

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