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TEVO, Zaccaria 1651-ca. 1712
Il Musico Testore M.C. Raccomandato alla benigna et auttorevole protetione dell'ill.mo et ecc.mo sigr. il sigr. Andrea Statio veneto patritio.
Venezia: Antonio Bortoli, 1706. Small quarto. Original carta rustica with titling in manuscript to spine. 1f. (recto full-page bust-length engraved portrait of the author within oval border, verso blank), 1f. (recto fine engraved title within elaborate border incorporating musical instruments, etc., verso blank), 1f. (dedication "Illustriss. & Eccellentiss. Sig. Sig. e Patron Colendiss" with printed date "Venezia li 7. Settembre 1705"), 1f. ("Sonetto"), 1f. ("Benigno, e Cortese Lettore"), 366 pp. + 1f. (errata), 1f., 1f. (index). With woodcut head- and tailpieces and historiated initials. Includes numerous typeset musical examples in diamond-head notation, diagrams, and tables and 2 engraved plates of anatomical drawings of the vocal chords, the ear, etc. With three lines of annotations in ink to verso of front free endpaper indicating that the book was received as a gift from a baron on February 7, 1836. Binding worn and slightly shaken; original sewing loose; endpapers wormed at gutter; minor paper loss to blank lower margin of front free endpaper. Slightly worn and browned; occasional marginal notes in pencil; "191" in ink to blank upper margin of portrait and title. Quite a good copy overall. First (and only) Edition. Cortot, p. 190. Hirsch I, 575. Gregory-Sonneck, p. 268. Eitner Vol. IX, p. 387. RISM BVI, p. 826. Little is known of Tevo, an Italian composer and theorist. His compositions have not survived. Prior to 1677 he had been in Padua, Venice, and other centers, and later became organist and maestro di capella at Treviso. The present treatise is his only known pu … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS [USA]

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