1776 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Henry Peacham

Charles Burney, in A General History of Music (1776-89; 1935) 2:317.



Among the numerous essays [The Compleat Gentleman] contains, there is one on Music, which, though not profound, yet will supply a lover of musical history with the knowledge and opinions of an enquiring Dilettante, during the early part of the last century.