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Download PDF by DianeH. Touliatos-Miles: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Musical Manuscript Collection

By DianeH. Touliatos-Miles

ISBN-10: 0754651681

ISBN-13: 9780754651680

The nationwide Library of Greece (Ethnike Bibliothike tes Ellados) is among the richest depositories of Byzantine musical manuscripts and is exceeded via its holdings in Greece merely by way of the multitude of manuscripts present in the monasteries of Mount Athos. inspite of being the sort of wealthy archive, the nationwide Library hasn't ever released a list of its musical manuscripts - no longer all of that are Byzantine or Greek. it's the function of this catalogue to get better or, in a few situations, to give for the 1st time the repertory of the musical resources of the library. This venture has been twelve years within the making for Professor Diane Touliatos, related to the invention and special cataloguing of all 241 Western, old Greek, and Byzantine song manuscripts. no longer all of those are from Athens or sleek Greece, but additionally surround Turkey, the Balkans, Italy, Cyprus, and components of Western Europe. This style underlines the significance of for making a choice on composers, track and function perform of alternative locales. features a certain directory of the contents as written within the unique language in addition to the titles of compositions (and/or incipits) with composers, modal signatures, different attributions and knowledge on functionality perform. every one manuscript access features a observation in English indicating very important highlights and its value. there's a major English list that summarizes the contents of every manuscript for non-Greek readers. A bibliography follows containing pertinent citations the place the manuscript has been utilized in references. there's additionally a thesaurus that defines phrases for the non-specialist. Examples of a few of the manuscripts could be photographically displayed. will enlighten musicologists and Byzantinists of the wealthy and sundry holdings of a few of crucial musical manuscripts in lifestyles, and stimulate extra curiosity and research of those resources. As such, it is going to fill an important ga

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