Ancient Greek Music (BOK)

M.L. West

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Ancient Greece was permeated by music, and the literature teems with musical allusions. For most readers the subject has remained a closed book. Here at last is a clear, comprehensive account that presupposes no special knowledge of music. Topics covered include the place of music in Greek life; instruments; rhythm; tempo; modes and scales; melodic construction; form; ancient theory and notation; and historical development. Thirty surviving examples of Greek music are presented in modern transcription with analysis, and the book is fully illustrated. A brief Epilogue sets Greek music in the wider context in a border zone between Afro-Asiatic and European culture.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1994 Forfatter M.L. West
Forlag
Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780198149750
Antall sider 424 Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 2,7cm
Vekt 605 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Early music (up to c 1000 CE)