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Ancient Greek Music

Stefan Hagel

Ancient Greek Music

a New Technical History

by Stefan Hagel

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Leiden .
Written in English


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Offers a fundamental reworking of the history of the development of Greek music from the classical period to Roman times.

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Description based on print version record.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsML254.2.H34 2010
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource (506 p.)
Number of Pages506
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25558513M
ISBN 100511688636
ISBN 109780511688638
OCLC/WorldCa642661137

What difference does music make to performance poetry, and how did the ancients themselves understand this relationship? Although scholars have long recognized the importance of music to ancient performance culture, little has been written on the specific effects that musical accompaniment, and features such as rhythmical structure and melody, would have created in . See Main Page for a guide to all contents of all sections. The full course, online, from Pre-history to Alexander. From Plutrach and Herodotus. Image files of the linear B script deciphered in by Michael Ventris and John Chadwick. A beautifully produced online course on Crete and Mycenae. Aeschylus play's are the earliest accounts we.

And now, new revelations about ancient Greek music have emerged from a few dozen ancient documents inscribed with a vocal notation devised around BC, consisting of alphabetic letters and signs placed above the vowels of the Greek words. Ancient Greek Music. Oxford. By far the best introduction to the subject. Very learned, often brilliant; but also accessible. Comotti, Giovanni. Music in Greek and Roman Culture. Baltimore and London. A recent introduction that speaks more to the cultural aspects of ancient music. Anderson, Warren D. Music and Musicians in Ancient.

  A fantastic BBC resource, especially for a non-music specialist like me! Everything is provided for a series of lessons which link Ancient Greek Myths to Music - words, music, activities, IWB resources, a story and even a playscript! I hope the BBC provides more like this!5/5(8). : Greek Meter 3 Morae and Feet When talking about Greek verse, the basic unit of time is the mora (plural morae). A short syllable is a single mora and a long two. Once you get to three or four morae you have various ways to divide the time up. For three, you could have ˘ ¯or ˘or even˘˘˘. The metricians have cataloged many time File Size: 84KB.


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West,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(17). Much of the music is conveniently available in Martin West's Ancient Greek Music, a book which gives a good idea of the sources and theory behind Classical Greek music. It came as a shock to me to discover that a small amount of music - including fragments of Euripides' Orestes - still survives from ancient times in ancient musical notations/5(11).

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West released this monograph in /5. Ancient Greek Music (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Ancient Greek Music. Author. Hagel, Stefan. Publisher. Cambridge University Press. Publication Date.

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Therefore this music was presumably composed after the textual corruption began to set in. Dionysius was in no position to know whether a later text had the music of the original production of B.c., if he had seen a copy at all.

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Forbidden Book Of Enoch: Fallen Angels, Nephilim, and Aliens?. Myth or. The seven-string lyre was the «national» instrument of the ancient Greeks for more than a millennium. (8th BC – 4th century AD). The “method of learning ancient Greek seven-string lyre” was based: on the use of a faithfully reconstructed instrument, on the study of all kinds of archaeological and literary sources, but mainly on the experience of the professional musician.

Music: The word "music" has derived from the Greek word "mousike," which originates from "Muse." Traditionally in Greek Mythology, the Nine Muses, daughters of Zeus were the goddesses of inspiration in literature, science and the arts.

Scale: The most common, simplistic scale is Concert C Major. With no sharps or flats, the C Major is commonly. This uniquely complete and up-to-date collection of the surviving remains of ancient Greek music will serve as the standard work of reference for decades to come.

Since its appearance inEgert Pohlmann's Denkmaler altgriechischer Musik has been the standard collection of the surviving fragments of ancient Greek music. But the publication of many further texts in recent 4/5(1). Ancient Greek history, politics, religion, literature, how they fit together, how they blend, how they come into conflict and why.

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The culmination of research that I argue pushes back the history of Western music by some years to the eighth century BC. 26 Nov: minute film of concert of ancient Greek music attracted an.Ancient Greece was permeated by music, and the literature teems with musical allusions.

Here at last is a clear, comprehensive, and authoritative 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 .The book will be indispensable to all those interested in Greek music, technology and performance culture and the general history of musicology.

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