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 New,Mensuration and Proportion Signs: Origins and Evolution

  • Author: Berger, Anna Maria Busse
Probably essential reading for scholars and, in particular, performers specializing in music of the 14th to the 16th century

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$44.00

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Contents

  • Figures
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Representation and Interpretation of Mensuration Signs
  • 2. The Origins of the Mensural System and Mensuration Signs
  • 3. The Relationship between Perfect and Imperfect Time
  • 4. The Relationship between Major and Minor Prolation
  • 5. Diminution by Stroke and by Mode Signs
  • 6. Proportion Signs
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Index of Signs
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Compositions
  • General Index