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Lansdowne 763 f. 105v Decorated initial
Decorated initial
Description: Decorated initial 'T'(his) at the beginning of a treatise in Middle English by Leonel Power on discant, which begins: 'This treatise is contrived upon the Gamme for them that will be singers or makers or teachers. For the first thing of all they must know how many chords of discant there be . . .' (spelling modernised). 
Origin: England 


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