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Author Berger, Anna Maria Busse.

Title Medieval music and the art of memory / Anna Maria Busse Berger.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2005.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML172 .B47 2005    Available  ---
Description xvi, 288 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-279) and index.
Contents Prologue : the first great dead white male composer -- The construction of the memorial archive. Tonaries : a tool for memorizing chant -- Basic theory treatises -- The memorization of organum, discant, and counterpoint treatises -- Compositional process in polyphonic music. Compositional process and the transmission of Notre Dame polyphony -- Visualization and the composition of polyphonic music.
Subject Music -- 500-1400 -- History and criticism.
Music -- 15th century -- History and criticism.
Composition (Music) -- History.
ISBN 0520240286 (cloth : alk. paper)