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Greek musical writings

Author: Andrew Barker
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984-1989.
Series: Cambridge readings in the literature of music.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the first of two volumes offering a selection of Greek writings on music, newly translated into English and equipped with an extensive commentary.

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Greek musical writings.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984-1989
(OCoLC)663881449
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Barker
ISBN: 0521235936 9780521235938 052130220X 9780521302203 0521389119 9780521389112
OCLC Number: 10022960
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Vol. 1. List of illustrations --
List of authors and passages quotes --
Acknowledgements --
Texts and abbreviations --
Transliteration of Greek words --
Introduction --
Homer --
Hesiod --
The Homeric hymns --
From Archilochus to the late sixth century --
Pindar --
Fifth-century tragedy --
The musical revolution of the later fifth century --
Aristophanes --
Xenophon --
Plato ; Appendix A : The harmoniai ; Appendix B : Damon --
Aristotle --
The Hibeh papyrus on music --
Theophrastus --
The Aristotelian problems --
The plutarchian treatise on music ; Appendix A : The nomoi ; Appendix B : The spondeion and the spondeiazon tropos --
Athenaeus ; Appendix : Athenadus' sources. Vol. 2. Introduction --
Pythagoras and early Pythagoreanism ; Appendix : The scalar division of Archytas --
Plato --
Aristotle --
The Aristotelian Problemata --
The Peripatetic De Audibilibus --
Theophrastus --
Aristoxenus. Elementa Harmonica ; Appendix : Aristoxenus' Elementa Rhythmica Book II --
The Euclidean Sectio Canonis --
Minor authors quoted by Theon and Porphyry. Passages from Theon of Smyrna ; Passages from Porphyry --
Nicomachus : Enchiridion --
Ptolemy : Harmonics --
Aristides Quintilianus : De Musica --
Bibliography of works by modern authors.
Series Title: Cambridge readings in the literature of music.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Barker.
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'This book ... contains passages in which ancient opinions are expressed on the status, function and practice of music in Greek life ... The translated passages are well supplied with explanatory Read more...

 
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