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Musical Transactions and Intercultural Exchange

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the importation and reproduction of European music in Manila and the Philippines, examining evidence of the transmission of commodities such as music scores, music treatises, ... More


The Memorization of Organum, Discant, and Counterpoint Treatises

Busse Berger Anna Maria

in Medieval Music and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240285
eISBN:
9780520930643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240285.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses how organum, discant, and counterpoint treatises were taught to music students in medieval times. It discusses information from various accounts and documents that describe ... More


The Critical Nexus: Tone-System, Mode, and Notation in Early Medieval Music

Charles M. Atkinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148886
eISBN:
9780199852185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148886.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book confronts an enigma of early writings on music: why chant, which was understood to be divinely inspired, needed to be altered in order to work within the then-operative modal system. To ... More


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