Music in Ancient Greece and Rome, Edition 2  -     By: John G. Landels
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Music in Ancient Greece and Rome, Edition 2

Routledge / 2001 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 320
Vendor: Routledge
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 6.14 X 9.21 X 0.65 (inches)
ISBN: 0415248434
ISBN-13: 9780415248433

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Music in Ancient Greece and Rome provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of music from Homeric times to the Roman emperor Hadrian, presented in a concise and user-friendly way. Chapters include:
* contexts in which music played a role
* a detailed discussion of instruments
* an analysis of scales, intervals and tuning
* the principal types of rhythm used
* and an exploration of Greek theories of harmony and acoustics.
Music in Ancient Greece and Rome also contains numerous musical examples, with illustrations of ancient instruments and the methods of playing them.

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