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Manuscript copy of 'The Psalms of David in metre for four voices' by Richard Allison

Identifier: MS ALL

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Copy of 'The Psalms of David in metre for four voices. With ten short Tunes in the end, To which for the most part all the Psalms may be usually sung, for the use of such as are of mean skill, and whose leisure least serveth to practize. By Richard Allison Gent. Practitioner in the Art of Musick. Transcribed from a Book. Printed at London. By William Barley, the Assign of Thomas Morley. 1599' Footnote states transcription is by Thomas Barron.


  • Creation: 1599
  • Creation: c. 1750


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Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers at Centre for Research Collections, University of Edinburgh Main Library, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LJ. Contact repository in advance:


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