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A Briefe Discovrse Of the true (but neglected) vse of Charact'ring the Degrees by their Perfection, Imperfection, and Diminution in Measurable Musicke, against the Common Practice and Custome of these Times. (1614)

This is a scan of the 1971 Da Capo facimile edition of this book. Each page was scanned at 300 dots per inch, in black and white.

You can download the entire book, suitable for printing. All of the songs in this book are available in modern transcriptions. I have collected other information about Thomas Ravenscroft. There is also a of this text.

This work was scanned and transcribed by Bernd Roth rothb@uni-duesseldorf.de; some of the markup was done by Greg Lindahl.

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Greg Lindahl (lindahl@pbm.com)