The Life and Legend of Gerbert of Aurillac: The Organbuilder Who Became Pope Sylvester II (Studies in History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 122)

The Life and Legend of Gerbert of Aurillac: The Organbuilder Who Became Pope Sylvester II (Studies in History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 122)

By: Anna Marie Flusche (author)Hardback

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Gerbert of Aurillac ascended the chair of Peter as Pope Sylvester II. It was as a teacher and a mathematician that he exercised the role of organbuilder. This study examines Gerbert in his various roles as letter-writer, mathematician, scientist, politician and churchman. Only in the context of his life and times can one make a valid assessment of Gerbert's contribution to the art and craft of organbuilding.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773459243
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 202
  • ID: 9780773459243
  • ISBN10: 0773459243

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