Ancient Music Adapted to Modern Practice - Vicentino, Nicola, and Palisca, Claude V (Editor), and Maniates, Maria Rika (Translated by)
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First published in Rome in 1555, Nicola Vicentino's treatise was one of the most influential music theory texts of the sixteenth century. This translation by Maria Rika Maniates is the first English-language edition of Vicentino's important work. Unlike most early theorists, Vicentino did not simply summarize the practice of his time. His aim was to change how composers wrote and how musicians thought about music. His best-known contribution is the adaptation of the ancient Greek chromatic and enharmonic genera to modern ...

Ancient Music Adapted to Modern Practice 2011, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300184167

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Ancient Music Adapted to Modern Practice 1996, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300066012