Such was the general state of music in England at the close of the sixteenth century ; as to our poetry, it had been ... He speaks of certain compositions after the manner of the acrostic, by W. H unnis, and says that the earl of Surrey translated some part of Virgil into English hexameters. ... are necessitated to adopt the explanation of it by the author, and make use of his own words : a a#39; Your last proportionanbsp;...
|Title||:||General history of the science and practice of music. [With] vol. of portraits|
|Author||:||sir John Hawkins|