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The Euclidean Division of the canon

Greek and Latin sources : new critical texts and translations on facing pages, with an introduction, annotations, and indices verborum and nominum et rerum

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical temperament -- Early works to 1800,
  • Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics,
  • Music, Greek and Roman -- History and criticism -- Early works to 1800,
  • Music theory -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDivision of the canon.
    Statement[translated and edited] by André Barbera.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesGreek and Latin music theory ;, [v. 8]
    ContributionsBarbera, André., Euclid., Porphyry, ca. 234-ca. 305.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3809 .S52812 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 316 p. :
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1555044M
    ISBN 100803212208
    LC Control Number91035207

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