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Musical Notation in the West

Musical Notation in the West

  • Author: Grier, James



Usually despatched in 4 - 5 working days


  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of musical examples
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction: musical notation as a symbolic language
  • 2. Plainsong and the origins of musical notation in the west
  • 3. Polyphony and rhythmic notation
  • 4. The transition to the modern era: instrumental music and performing indications
  • 5. Notational nuance in the twentieth century, and the motives for notational innovation
  • Bibliography.