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Renaissance Reform of Medieval Music Theory Guido of Arezzo Between Myth and History

ISBN-10: 0521884152

ISBN-13: 9780521884150

Edition: 2010

Authors: Stefano Mengozzi

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List price: $121.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/11/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

List of illustrations
List of tables
List of musical examples
Preface
List of abbreviations
Introduction: Guido's hexachord: old facts and new questions
Guidonian Solmization in Music Theory and Practice
Guido's musical syllables: conflicting views from modern historiography
Inside the gamut: the major sixth in Guido of Arezzo and Hermannus Contractus
Hands off! Singing without the syllables in the Middle Ages
The making of a system: medieval music semiotics in transition
Interlude: All hexachords are �soft�
Reforming the Music Curriculum in the Age of Humanism
Back to the monochord: church reform and music theory in the fifteenth century
Normalizing the humanist: Johannes Gallicus as a �follower of Guido�
Gafori's Hand: forging a new Guido for a new humanist culture
Hexachordal theory and deductive method in Gioseffo Zarlino's Dimostrationi harmoniche (1571)
Epilogue: Discarding the Guidonian image of early music
Bibliography
Index