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Author Berger, Anna Maria Busse.

Title Mensuration and proportion signs : origins and evolution / Anna Maria Busse Berger.

Imprint Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, c1993.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML174 .B47 1993    Available  ---
Description xi, 271 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Oxford monographs on music
Oxford monographs on music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-253) and index.
Contents The representation and interpretation of mensuration signs -- The origins of the mensural system and mensuration signs -- The relationship between perfect and imperfect time -- The relationship between major and minor prolation -- Diminution by stroke and by mode signs -- Proportion signs.
Subject Mensural notation.
Music theory -- History -- 500-1400.
Music theory -- History -- 15th century.
Music theory -- History -- 16th century.
Aesthetics, Modern -- 16th century.
Aesthetics, Medieval.
Musical notation -- History.
ISBN 0198162308