The critical nexus : tone-system, mode, and notation in early medieval music /

The Critical Nexus confronts an important and vexing enigma of early writings on music: why chant, which was understood to be divinely inspired, needed to be altered in order to work within the then-operative modal system. To unravel this mystery, Charles Atkinson creates a broad framework that move...

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Main Author: Atkinson, Charles M. 1941-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series:AMS studies in music.
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Wheaton College

Location: Music Library (Buswell Lower Level)

Call Number: ML174 .A85 2009
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