Commonplace book of songsAdditional title: John Gamble, his book
NamesGamble, John, d. 1687 (Compiler)Rimbault, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1816-1876 (Former owner)
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1659 (Questionable)
Library locationsMusic DivisionShelf locator: Drexel 4257 (Locked case)
TopicsSongs with continuo -- 17th centuryMusic -- Manuscripts
NotesContent: Includes songs by Henry Lawes, William Lawes, John Wilson, Nicholas Lanier, William Webb, Charles Coleman, Robert Smith, Thomas Brewer and John Gamble.Statement of responsibility: [compiled by] John Gamble.Citation/reference: Wikipedia, Drexel 4257.Citation/reference: Catalogue of the valuable library of the late Edward Francis Rimbault (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge), p. 92, item 1387.Citation/reference: Vincent Duckles, "John Gamble's Commonplace book: a critical edition of New York Public Library Ms. Drexel 4257," M.A. thesis, University of California at Berkeley, 1953.Citation/reference: Charles W. Hughes, "John Gamble's Commonplace Book," Music and Letters 26 (1945), p. 215-219.Additional physical form: Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library, 19--. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (MN: *ZZ-25487)Additional physical form: Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library, 1947. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (MN: *ZZ-297)
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 ms. score (ca. 450 p.)
DescriptionManuscript songs, for one voice and continuo; English words.
Type of ResourceNotated music
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15327091RLIN/OCLC: 18678379Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7534b690-8e52-0134-6598-00505686a51c
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