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Introduction I propose in this article briefly to draw attention to two separate but connected questions of musicological interest for ancient Greek music. Both relate to the way elements of vocal utterance are linked, whether naturally or by convention, to the representation and expression

In: Greek and Roman Musical Studies

. Keywords Ptolemy, harmonics, acoustics, ancient Greek music M. Bobo de la Peña / Mnemosyne 62 (2009) 548-585 549 1. Ptolemy’s Concept of Sound Ptolemy’s theory of sound, as appears in his Harmonics , 1) is based on an original re-arranging of previous notions, so that they concur with practi- cal

In: Mnemosyne

Several important studies on ancient Greek music have come out lately, but a systematic one covering the interplay between musical theory and practice was missing among them. Hagel’s (H. henceforth) work, full of original, innovative proposals, fills that lacuna and clarifies a number of until

In: Mnemosyne
In: Textual Intersections
Author: Marco Ercoles

the verb heilissō ). None of the features appears to be authentically new, even though warbles are not so surely attested before the season of New Music as one could desire. The historical accounts of the development of rhythmopoiia in ancient Greek music (§ 1) show that rhythmical complexity

In: Greek and Roman Musical Studies
Author: Egert Pöhlmann

1 The Limits of the Musical Fragments Fragments of ancient Greek music have been transmitted by medieval manuscripts, 1 by inscriptions, 2 and in most cases by papyri from Ptolemaic to imperial times. The last corpus of 61 items, to which I should like to refer as DAGM , was brought

In: Greek and Roman Musical Studies
Author: Angelo Meriani

translation of the Plutarchean De Musica ( Musica Plutarchi a Charolo Valgulio Brixiano uersa in latinum ), was one of the first descriptions and re-evaluations of ancient Greek music in the Modern Age. These texts, which are currently regarded as two of the most important documents of musical humanism, 3

In: Greek and Roman Musical Studies
Author: Laurent Calvié

Masqueray P. Bibliographie pratique de la littérature grecque 1914 Paris Masqueray P. Eschyle i rea 1922 24 165 168 Mathiesen Th. Ancient Greek Music Theory 1988 München Meriani A. Sulla musica greca antica. Studi e

In: Greek and Roman Musical Studies

-Cretan rhythm, the word accent taken up by the melody, highest variability in the use of keys. Metre; Athenaeus [7] E. Pöhlmann, Denkmäler altgriech. Musik, 1970, 68-76 M. L. West, Ancient Greek Music, 199...

In: Brill's New Pauly Online

on ancient Greek music [1], compiling musicological writings by Aristoxenus, Euclid, Nicomachus of Gerasa, Alypius, Gaudentius, Bacchius and Aristides together with his own Latin translation and the s...