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Lutes, Viols and Temperaments

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ISBN-10: 0521288835

ISBN-13: 9780521288835

Edition: 1984

Authors: Mark Lindley

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List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 1984
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/14/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Art Lee's interest in things Scandinavian came understandably and naturally, having been born and raised in the Norwegian-American town of Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Three of his four grandparents were emigrants from Norway. Later in life, Art visited Norway and "saw where it all started" when he visited the exact place-the house, outbuildings, and tiny farm- which his emigrant grandfather left to reach his Vesterheim (Western home) in the U.S. He recommends such a trip to all Americans interested in their heritage, as this helped him come full circle with that fuzzy notion called "American-Norwegianess," if there is such a word. So why does the author write about things Scandinavian in…    

Introduction
Classifying temperaments
Pythagorean intonation
Equal temperament
Meantone temperament
Just intonation
Other schemes
Conclusions
Appendices
Bibliography
Index