The Affinities and Medieval Transposition

The Affinities and Medieval Transposition

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For the first time, Dolores Pesce brings together theoretical perspectives on the concept of affinities, or pitch relationships, in musical treatises of the Middle Ages and the more

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  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 155.4 x 241.8 x 19.3mm | 485.35g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253304601
  • 9780253304605

Table of contents

ABBREVIATIONS INTRODUCTION CHAPTER I. FROM HUCBALD TO GUIDO: ORIGINS OF THE CONCEPT HucbaldOs De harmonica institutione Musica enchiriadis and Scolica enchiriadis Dialogus de musica BernoOs Prologus in tonarium Micrologus and Epistola by Guido of Arezzo II. THE ELEVENTH- AND TWELFTH-CENTURY COMMENTATORS: TRANSPOSITION AND TRANSFORMATION Liber argumentorum and Liber specierum Musica by Hermannus Contractus Musica by Wilhelm of Hirsau De musica by Aribo Commentarius Anonymus in Micrologum Guidonis Aretini The Leipzig Treatise The Leipzig Tonary Quaestiones in musica Anonymous Wolf De musica by John The Cistercian Treatises III. HEXACHORDS: SEATS OF THE MODES A Treatise by Johannes de Garlandia Tractatus de tonis by Petrus de Cruce Practica artis musice by Amerus Tractatus de musica by Magister Lambertus Tractatus de musica by Jerome of Moravia Speculum musicae by Jacques de Liege Lucidarium by Marchetto of Padua Quatuor principalia musicae Cantuagium by Heinrich Eger von Kalkar Cousse4makerOs Anonymous I IV. CONIUNCTAE OR TRANSPOSITION The Berkeley Manuscript Anonymous, Rome, Vatican lat. 5129 Anonymous XI The Szalkai Treatise Lectura by Petrus Tallanderius V. THE RISE OF OCTAVE SPECIES THEORY Declaratio musicae disciplinae by Ugolino of Orvieto Liber de natura et proprietate tonorum by Johannes Tinctoris De preceptis artis musicae by Guilielmus Monachus Musices opusculum by Nicolaus Burtius Practica musicae by Franchinus Gaffurius Opus aureum musicae and Enchiridion musices by Nicolaus Wollick Musicae activae micrologus by Andreas Ornithoparchus The Writings of Pietro Aaron The Writings of Martin Agricola Scintille di Musica by Giovanni Maria Lanfranco Recanetum de musica aurea by Stefano Vanneo The Writings of Henricus Glareanus CONCLUSION APPENDIX A Discussion of Principal Sedes According to Wilhelm B Passages on oTransposition by NecessityO C Chant Citations in MarchettoOs Discussion of the Eight Modes D Treatises by Johannes Cochlaeus, Venceslaus Philomathes and Georg Rhau NOTES BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX OF CHANTS GENERAL INDEXshow more

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" ... excellent work ..." Musicological Research "Dolores Pesce has now provided reliable and more comprehensive coverage of the available theoretical material, and her books should be consulted by all interested in the subject." David Hiley, Music and Lettersshow more