Simpson (Sympson), Christopher
6 pieces «For two Bass-Viols»
6 pieces for lyra viol and bass «For Sir John St. Barbe, Baronet»
in The Principles of Practical Musick (title of 2. edition: A compendium of Practical Musick)
London, W. Godbid for Henry Brome
print 1665: GB-Lam, GB-Lbl, US-Cn, US-LA, US-Wcm
print 1678: A-Wdtö, A-Wu, B-Bc, D-B, D-HVl, IRL-Dtc, F-Pn, GB-Ckc, GB-Ctc, GB-Cu, GB-Lbl, GB-Lcm, GB-Lsc, GB-LEp, GB-Mp, GB-Ob, GB-Ouf, GB-R, I-Bc, I-Rsc, NL-DHgm, US-Cn, US-Cu, US-CH, US-DN, US-I, US-IO, US-NYp, US-Pu, US-PRu, US-UP, US-Wcm, US-Ws, W-S
ms copies of the pieces for 2 bass viols: private collection
ms. copies of the pieces for lyra viol, transcribed in staff notation: GB-DRc A.27 Falle, pp. 107-108 (3 pieces)
Oxford, 1970 (Lord); PRB Productions, Atelier Philidor
The same book, with substantial modifications, appeared in many editions: in 1665 under the title The Principles of Practical Musick ; from 1667 until 1775 under the title A compendium of Practical Musick . Only the 1665 and 1678 editions include pieces for viols.
The book also contains 15 Short and easie Ayres designed for Learners , for treble and bass, without specific instrumentation.
print 1665: B/VI, p. 786
print 1678: B/VI, p. 785, https://opac.rism.info/search?id=993121979&View=rism
ms Falle : https://opac.rism.info/search?id=806931276&View=rism