The Language of the Modes

The Language of the Modes

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The Language of the Modes provides a study of modes in early music through eight essays, each dealing with a different aspects of modality. The volume codifies all known theoretical references to mode, all modally ordered musical sources, and all modally cyclic compositions. For many music students and listeners, the qlanguage of the modesq is a deep mystery, accustomed as we are to centuries of modern harmony. Wiering demystifies the modal world, showing how composers and performers were able to use this structure to create compelling and beautiful works. This book will be an invaluable source to scholars of early music and music theory. in early music through eight essays, each dealing with a different aspects of modality. It codifies all known theoretical references to mode, all modally ordered musical sources, and all modally cyclic compositions. This book will be an invaluable source to scholars of early music.A briefe and plaine Instruction to setall Musicke of eight divers tunes in lilbleture for the Lute. London: James ... This translation of Le Roy 15 57 is a manual on the intabulation of vocal music for the lute. Chapters 1-8 discuss this for each ... A discusa€” sion of the modes on fols. d7aquot;a€”d8r and e2va€”f7r. It is cast in speculative anbsp;...


Title:The Language of the Modes
Author: Frans Wiering
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-11
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