|Standardised Title||A new book of tablature for the orpharion, containing sundry sorts of lessons, collected together [by William Barley] out of diverse good authors, for the furtherance and delight of such as are desirous to practise on this instrument.
|Transcribed Title||A nevve Booke of Tabliture for the Orpha- / rion: Contayning sundrie sorts of lessons, collected together out of diuers good Authors, 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. [second section]
Howard Mayer Brown, Instrumental Music Printed Before 1600: A Bibliography (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1965), 1596/5.
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.
Cutting, Francis, composer.
Dowland, John, 1563?-1626, composer.
Rosseter, Philip, 1567 or 8-1623, composer.
Philips, Peter, 1561-1628, composer.
Holborne, Anthony, d. 1602, composer.
Johnson, Edward, 1599?-1672, composer.
Byrd, William, 1539 or 40-1623, composer.
Lady Bridget, Countess of Sussex, dedicatee.
Barley, William, d. 1614, editor.
Table of Contents
Instruction to the orpharion: The Countesse of Sussex Galliard. / P:R; Another galiard of the Countesse of Sussex / PP; Another galiard of the Countesse of Sussex / P.R.; Solus cum sola made by I.D. / I. D.; A Galliard made by I.D. / I. D.; A Galliard made by F.C. / Fr. C; A galliard made by Ed.I, / Ed.I; An Almaine by Frances Cuting / Frances Cuting; Go from my Windowe made by I.D. / I.D.; Bockingtons Pound by Fr. C. / Fr.C; Mistris Winters Jumpe made by I.D. / I.D.; Cuttings comfort / Fr.C; Walsinggham made by Francis Cutting / Francis Cutting; Master Birds Pavan set by Francis Cutting / Bird, Francis Cutting.