An Explanation of the Origins and Nature of Notre Dame Modal Polyphony in the Twelfth Century: A Musical Genre Integral to the Development of Gothic A

An Explanation of the Origins and Nature of Notre Dame Modal Polyphony in the Twelfth Century: A Musical Genre Integral to the Development of Gothic A

By: Edwin Frederick Flindell (author)Hardback

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Commendatory Preface by Elena Kolyada; Preface by Sidney Corbett; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 - A Philosophy of Approach; Etymology; Interdisciplinary Aspects; Influences and Motivation; Chapter 2 - The Gothic Spring; The Notre Dame School: Leonin and Perotin; Anonymous IV's Listing of Works of the Notre Dame; Composers; Dating the Notre Dame School; Anonymous IV on Leonin's Method of Composing; Tracing the Origins of Notre Dame Polyphony; The Cultural Scene; The Rhymed Victorine Sequence; Some Twelfth-century Perspectives; The Economic Upturn; Paris; Aristotle and Arabic Science; Mastering the Latin Legacy; Accessus ad auctorem; Abbot Suger; Elocutionary Skills; Chapter 3 - The Nature of the Inquiry: Some Preliminary; Considerations; Was Modal Polyphony a System?; An Unexpected Discovery; Chapter 4 - A Survey of Scholarly Viewpoints Respecting the; Origin of the Parisian Modal Polyphony; General Observations; A Natural Development; Rhetorical Tradition and Dance; Lack of Testimony Concerning Origins; The Greco-Roman Legacy; The Vatican Organum Treatise; And More.

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  • publication date: 31/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780773443129
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9780773443129
  • ISBN10: 0773443126

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