|Standardised Title||A new book of tablature for the bandora, containing sundry sorts of lessons, collected together out of diverse good authors [by William Barley], for the furtherance and delight of such as are desirous to practise on this instrument, etc.
|Transcribed Title||A nevv Booke of Tabliture for the Bando- / ra: Contayning sundrie sorts of lessons, collected together out of diuers good Authors for for / the furtherance and delight of such as are desirous to practise on this Instrument. / Never before published.
|Imprint||Imprinted at London for VVilliam Barley, and are to be sold at his shop in Gratious / street neere Leaden-Hall.
British Library K.1.c.18. [third section]
Howard Mayer Brown, Instrumental Music Printed Before 1600: A Bibliography (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1965), 1596/6.
RISM B/I, 159620
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William Barley’s New book of tablature comprises pieces in tablature in for solo lute (first section of publication), solo orpharion (second section) and solo bandora (third section). Issued as one publication, but with three distinct sections each with their own running titles.
Holborne, Anthony, d. 1602, composer.
Barley, William, d. 1614, editor.
Table of Contents
Instruction to the bandora: The Quadron Pavan / [Anon.]; The Quadron Galliard / [Anon.]; A Perludium / A.H.; The new Hunt sundry waies made by Frances Cutting / Frances Cutting; [unnamed] / A.H.; Those eies which set my fancie on a fire / [Anon.]; Howe can the tree but waste and wither away. / [Anon.]; One joy of joyes I only felt / [Anon.]; But this & then no more it is my last of all / [Anon.] – Treschoses / [Anon].