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Greek reflections on the nature of music

Author: Flora R Levin
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Flora Levin explores how and why music was so important to the ancient Greeks.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Levin, Flora R., 1924-
Greek reflections on the nature of music.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008037641
(OCoLC)245022547
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Flora R Levin
ISBN: 9780511581519 0511581513 9780511540875 0511540876 9780511539176 0511539177
OCLC Number: 465450194
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 340 pages) : illustrations
Contents: All deep things are song --
We are all Aristoxenians --
The discrete and the continuous --
Magnitudes and multitudes --
The topology of melody --
Aristoxenus of Tarentum and Ptolemaïs of Cyrene --
Aisthēsis and Logos : a single continent --
The infinite and the infinitesimal.
Responsibility: Flora R. Levin.

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