CASA, Girolamo dalla, c.1543-c.1601

Il vero modo di diminuir, con tutte le sorti di strumenti
(The True Way of Making Diminutions, on all Sorts of Instruments)

Casa, Il vero modo di diminuir

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Bibliotheca Musica Bononiensis, II/23. Bologna, 1980. 22 x 31 cm, iii, 104 pp.

Line-cut of the Angelo Gardano edition, Venice, 1584. Introduction in Italian by Giuseppe Vecchi. Gives curious sidelight on how contemporary music was performed, including examples of brilliant and very difficult divisions on the individual voice parts of popular madrigals. Laid paper, wrappers. $63

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