Mode in Ancient Greek Music

Mode in Ancient Greek Music

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Originally published in 1936, this book presents a discussion regarding the modality of ancient Greek music, using literary evidence supplemented by surviving melodies. Detailed notes are incorporated throughout, together with indexes of proper names, terms and passages. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in ancient Greece and the history of music.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 6mm | 140g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 1107480264
  • 9781107480261
  • 63,468

Table of contents

Preface; Part I: 1. Introduction; 2. The direct evidence of ancient theory; Part II: 1. The evidence of the species of the octave; 2. The evidence of early scales; 3. The evidence of the fragments; Part III: 1. The evidence of the Aristoxenians; 2. The evidence of Aristides Quintilianus; 3. The evidence of Ptolemy; 4. Mode and key; Concluding note; Diagram; Indexes.
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