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Shield, William, 1748-1829



  • Existence: 1748 - 1829

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"An Introduction to Harmony" by William Shield

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: MS G54
Overview Manuscript fair copy of William Shield's c. 1822 copy of "An Introduction to Harmony". This edition seems to derive from the text of 1800, but the reason or occasion for this copy is unknown. Consists of detailed descriptions and numerous examples for understanding, composing, and interpreting various types and degrees of harmony as used by Shield and other famous composers of the time. However, no explicit citations of other composer's works are made in reference to the musical examples...
Dates: approximately 1822