Medieval music and the art of memory / Anna Maria Busse Berger.

Author
Berger, Anna Maria Busse [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2005.
Description
xvi, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-279) and index.
Contents
Prologue : the first great dead white male composer -- The construction of the memorial archive -- Tonaries : a tool for memorizing chant -- Basic theory treatises -- The memorization of organum, discant, and counterpoint treatises -- Compositional process in polyphonic music -- Compositional process and transmission of Notre Dame polyphony -- Visualization and the composition of polyphonic music.
ISBN
0520240286 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2004016542
OCLC
55981645
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