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Præcepta musicæ poëticæ = The precepts of poetic music

Author: Gallus Dressler; Robert Forgács, (Lecturer)
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2007.
Series: Studies in the history of music theory and literature, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Praecepta musicae poeticae by Gallus Dressler (1533-1580/89) has been recognized in recent years as one of the most important sixteenth-century German treatises dealing with the theory and composition of music. Dressler's treatise, which survives in a single and highly problematic manuscripts, was originally delivered as a series of lectures for advanced students at the Lateinschule in Magdeburg - where
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Dressler, Gallus, b. 1533.
Præcepta musicæ poëticæ.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)639522916
Named Person: Gallus Dressler; Dressler; Gallus Dressler; Gallus Dressler
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gallus Dressler; Robert Forgács, (Lecturer)
ISBN: 9780252032448 0252032446
OCLC Number: 144329629
Description: viii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Studies in the history of music theory and literature, v. 3.
Other Titles: Præcepta musicæ poëticæ.
Precepts of poetic music
Gallus Dressler's Præcepta musicæ poëticæ
Responsibility: Gallus Dressler ; new critical text, translation, annotations, and indices by Robert Forgács.
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