New PDF release: Ars antiqua: "Organum, Conductus, Motet

By EdwardH. Roesner

ISBN-10: 0754626660

ISBN-13: 9780754626664

The ars antiqua started to be pointed out in writings approximately song within the early many years of the fourteenth century, the place it used to be mentioned in addition to references to a extra sleek "art", an ars nova. It was once understood via those that coined the thought to be rooted within the musical practices defined within the Ars musica of Lambertus and, specially, the Ars cantus mensurabilis of Franco of Cologne. without delay or ultimately the essays accrued during this quantity all deal with a number of of the problems relating to ars antiqua polyphony-questions with regards to the character and definition of style; the evolution of the polyphonic idiom; the workings of the inventive technique together with the function of oral procedure and notation and the continuum among those extremes; questions on how this track used to be used and understood; and of ways it suits into the highbrow lifetime of the 12th and 13th centuries. many of the essays ask new questions or process long-standing ones from clean views. All, despite the fact that, are rooted in a line of scholarship that produced a physique of writing of continuous relevance.

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