Stringed Instruments of Ancient Greece

Stringed Instruments of Ancient Greece

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No ancient culture has left us more tantalizing glimpses of its music than that of the Greeks, whose art and literature continually speak to us of the role of music, its power, and its significance to their society. In this book two scholars--one of music and one of classics--join together to explore the musical life of ancient Greece, focusing on the Greek stringed instruments and, in particular, on the all-important lyre family. Book jacket.Martha Maas, Jane McIntosh Snyder. 260 Ornamental ion ... 243nl06 Pitch, manual altering of. ... 121-23.236- 37nn55-61; harps, 149-53 passim. 182. 240n95. 243n!01; developments in. 168-70; lutes. 185 Plektra; Minoan lyre. 3; Homericanbsp;...

Title:Stringed Instruments of Ancient Greece
Author:Martha Maas, Jane McIntosh Snyder
Publisher:Yale University Press - 1989-01-01


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