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Jew's harp, 775.
Jigs danced by persons of all ranks, 495, 626, and
629. Jig country-dances, 554. Northern jigs,
685 and 626. Jigging rhymes called jigs, 495.
Irish and Scotch jigs, 792. John of Gaunt's Court of Minstrels, 87. John of Salisbury's strictures on Church singers,
18.                                                             [64*.
Jones (Edward)—English airs in his Welsh Bards, Jonson (Ben)—Laws of the Apollo Club, in verse,
250c and 263. Quotations from his works, passim. Jjrdan (Mrs.), composer of "The blue bells of
Scotland," 739.
Kemble (John Philip), 708.
Kent (Songs relating to), 90, 94, 567, 588.
K iesewetter's Geschichte der Musik, 13 and 23*.
Kissing (English custom of), 407, 408, and 780.
Kit (a small fiddle for dancing, and not a cittern),
248, 203. B.itchener (Dr.), mistake of, 492.
Ladies (Cultivation of music among), 100 and 101. Music a nursery accomplishment, 487. Every house a pair of virginals, 486. Tradesmen's daughters, 486 and 625.
" Lancashire for Hornpipes," 135, 544. Lanca­shire pipers and fiddlers, 546. Lancashire lasses, 545.
Laud (Archbishop), Songs on, 411. Pamphlet against, 419b.
Leather bottles (Various kinds of), 515.
Lent (Ballad on the observance of), 89, 195*.
Lincolnshire bagpipes and round dances, 546.
Lira, the Italian name for a viol or violin, borrowed from the Latin, and in use till "not many years before 1580,'' 763.—See also Lyra.             [773.
Locke (John) on Brandenberg Church singing,
1 jocke (Matthew) on instrumental music," 475. Composed music to the first English opera, and acted in it, 478. Twenty years anterior to Lully as a dramatic composer, 479. Notice of, by Pepys, 480. Composed music for the public entry of Charles II., 479. His Psyche the first opera printed (with music) in England, 479.
London (City of) advertise the boys in Bridewell and Christ's Hospital for husbandry, kitchen service, &c., commending their " toward quali­ties" in music, 98*. Blue-coat boys singing at city funerals, 251. Waits, 245*, 550, and 618. Cries of London, 565, 589.
Loth-to-depart, a general name for any tunes at parting, 173.                                             [107.
Lovell (Thomas)—Abuse of dancing and minstrelsy,
Lute.—Described, 102. Mace on the old English lute, 485. Old better than new, 485. How to keep a lute, 4S5. Not to be played with the nails, 485. Price of new lute, £3,—old, up to £100, 485. Lute-strings for presents, and sold by usurers to cheat spendthrifts, 103. Fame of English lutenists, 248. Theorbo enumerated among instruments strung with wire, 248.
Lydgate's songs and ballads, 40.
Lydian measure, 27.
Lyra, or Lira, the conventional Latiu for instru­ments played upon with a bow, from the ninth to the sixteenth century, 789*.
Lysarden, a base cornet, or serpent, 247*.
Macaulay (Lord), 699.
Macdonald (Flora), 681. Mackay (Charles), 6S3, 722. Macfarren (G. A.), xi. On Orlando Gibbons's Fancies, 470.                                             [334.
Mad songs, 328 to 335. Why so many English,
Madden (Sir Fred.), xii., 8, 22.
Mallett, 382, 687.
Mary (Queen), Ballad on, 513. Her complaint, 178.
Masses made on popular tunes, 105.
Mav-day and May-pole celebrations, 126, 131 to 135, 255, 296, 301, 303, 322, 377, 633, 543*.
' 651, 671, 753, 777.
Measures, slow dances, 626*.
Methodists (Primitive), or Ranters, 748, 749.
Milkmaids—Izaak Walton's, 260. Overbury's character, Beaumont and Fletcher, Pepys, &c, 281 and 282. Milkmaids' dance, 282. Misson's description, 777. Their songs, 295 to 299,349, and 428.
Millers' songs, 589, 594. Chaucer's miller plays the bagpipes, 34.
Milton's skill in music, 410. His recommendation of music in education, 410.
Minikins, small-sized lute and violin strings, 103b.
Minstrels.—Account of, 1 to 11, and 28 to 47. Dress of, 45 and 82. Six kings of the minstrels, 29. Compared with heralds, 30.—See also Beverley Minstrels.
Monk (General), Songs on, 275,286, 299, 444, 601.
Monmouth (Duke of), Songs on, 444,523,524,785.
Moore (T.).—See Irish claims.
Morley (T.) on gentlemen's singing at sight, 99.
Morris Dance. — Description of, 130 to 135. Staines Morris, 125.
Mug-houses (The) of London and Westminster in 1724 described, 624.
Music a necessary accomplishment of a prince or hero, 3. (See also under " Gentlemen" and under " Ladies.") Universality of music, 98 et seq. Taught in charity schools, 98*. Pepys's ser­vants, whether male or female, all musical, 489. Music a solace and recreation to labour, 579, 791, and 797.
Musical Antiquarian Society, works printed by,
Musical festivals, origin of, 481,                   [245c.
Musical instruments, 247b and 247c, 248.—See also under each name.                      .
Musical proverbs at Leckington, 35b.
Musicians.—Five to be retained by an Earl, 246. Merchants, from one to five, 247. Musicians* right of visiting their patrons' friends, 250.
Nashe (Thomas), Tunes and ballads named by, 107, 116.
National Music not derived from the Church, 796. Divided into two classes, 796. Characteristics of Euglish, 789 et seq. Test of a good or bad tune, 797.
Neville (Lady)—Her virginal book, xii., 62, and 66. " Lady Frances Nevill's delight," 398.
" New Wells," various, 606.
Newmarket races in Charles the Second's time, 562.
Nichols (J. G.), 698.
Northern songs, 379*.
Notation of music, 14, 15, 16. Verses on, 35b. Singers sent from Rome, to secure uniformity in singing, on account of the imperfection of early notation, 765.—See also Facsimiles of MSS., and Explanation, xiii. to xv.
Notes and Queries, 697, 699, 782.
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