Hornby, Emma: Gregorian & Old Roman Eighth-Mode Tracts (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754604143

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Subtitle: A Case Study in the Transmission of Western Chant

Department: Music Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction; The primary evidence; Analysis of the eighth-mode tracts; Methods of transmission of the early chant tradition; The medieval understanding of the eighth-mode tracts I: characteristics of the notated sources and theoretical writing; The medieval understanding of the eighth-mode tracts II: tract composition in the 10th and 11th centuries; Questions of chronology; Conclusions; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.