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" sonnet concerning this work," signed " Fr. Tregian," shewing the connection of the family with Holland, and in the virginal book one piece (No. 105, p. 196) has only three letters of the author's name, "Fre." No. 60, p. Ill, is "Treg. Ground;" No. 80, p. 152, is "Pavana dolorosa, Treg.;" but No. 213, p. 315, is " Pavana Chromatica, Mrs. Katberin Tregian's Paven, by William Tisdall." In the margin of p. 312, is written, in a later hand, " E. Rysd silas."
English music was so much in request in Holland in the early part of the seven­teenth century, that this collection of two hundred and ninety-six pieces of virginal music may, not improbably, have been made for, or by, an English resident there, and possibly designed as a present.
Plate 5.—" The Hunt's up," from Mustek's Delight on the Cithren, 1666, and " Parthenia," from a flageolet book, printed in 1682.
These are only given as specimens of musical notation. The curious will find exact translations in National English Airs, i. 118.

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