Account of a new way of considering musick, and teaching it. By Mr. Bemetzrieder, Professor of Musick. Being a translation of his work, entitled, Précis des Talens & du Savoir du Musicien, avec une Methode qui peut guider l'Amateur dans son Etude. Which Work is intended to serve as an explanation of, and companion to his New Lessons for the Harpsichord. Anton Bemetzrieder.

Account of a new way of considering musick, and teaching it. By Mr. Bemetzrieder, Professor of Musick. Being a translation of his work, entitled, Précis des Talens & du Savoir du Musicien, avec une Methode qui peut guider l'Amateur dans son Etude. Which Work is intended to serve as an explanation of, and companion to his New Lessons for the Harpsichord

London: printed and sold by the author, also sold by P. Elmsly, opposite Southampton-Street, Strand; Longman and Broderip, Musick Sellers, No. 26, Cheapside, and No. 13, Haymarket ; Thompson, Musick Seller, No. 75, St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1783. First edition, 8vo, pp. iv, 62, [2]; wrappers wanting, stitching perished; very good copy in loose gatherings. Bemetzrieder (1739-1817) was a French composer, theorist, and music teacher, and was famously hired by Denis Diderot in 1769 to teach the harpsichord to his daughter. He moved to London in 1781 and died there in January 1817. Not in Gregory. ESTC locates only 3 copies: BL, Cambridge, and NY Public. OCLC adds Minnesota, Queensland, and the National Library of Scotland. Item #55136

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