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A history of Byzantine music and hymnography.

Author: Egon Wellesz
Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d ed. rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Egon Wellesz
OCLC Number: 1236501
Description: xii, 461 pages plates, music 24 cm
Contents: A survey of studies in Byzantine music and hymnography --
The origins of Byzantine music --
The survival of a Greek musical theory --
The pagan background --
Music in ceremonies --
Byzantine liturgy --
Early Christian hymns --
Orthodox theology and Byzantine hymnography --
The poetical forms. Troparion and kontakion ; Kanon --
Byzantine musical notation --
The transcription of Byzantine melodies --
The structure of Byzantine melodies --
Words and music --
Excursuses --
Appendices. Hymns from the Hirmologion ; Hymns from the Sticherarion ; Melismatic chant ; Table of intonation formulae and incipits of appended stichera ; Tables of formulae of hirmi in the first mode.

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