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By DianeH. Touliatos-Miles

ISBN-10: 0754651681

ISBN-13: 9780754651680

The nationwide Library of Greece (Ethnike Bibliothike tes Ellados) is likely one of the richest depositories of Byzantine musical manuscripts and is passed through its holdings in Greece simply through the multitude of manuscripts present in the monasteries of Mount Athos. inspite of being one of these wealthy archive, the nationwide Library hasn't ever released a listing of its musical manuscripts - no longer all of that are Byzantine or Greek. it's the objective of this catalogue to get better or, in a few situations, to give for the 1st time the repertory of the musical resources of the library. This venture has been twelve years within the making for Professor Diane Touliatos, regarding the invention and targeted cataloguing of all 241 Western, old Greek, and Byzantine track manuscripts. no longer all of those are from Athens or sleek Greece, but in addition surround Turkey, the Balkans, Italy, Cyprus, and components of Western Europe. This kind underlines the significance of for choosing composers, tune and function perform of other locales. features a exact directory of the contents as written within the unique language in addition to the titles of compositions (and/or incipits) with composers, modal signatures, different attributions and data on functionality perform. each one manuscript access features a remark in English indicating vital highlights and its value. there's a noticeable English record that summarizes the contents of every manuscript for non-Greek readers. A bibliography follows containing pertinent citations the place the manuscript has been utilized in references. there's additionally a thesaurus that defines phrases for the non-specialist. Examples of a few of the manuscripts should be photographically displayed. will enlighten musicologists and Byzantinists of the wealthy and sundry holdings of a few of an important musical manuscripts in life, and stimulate extra curiosity and research of those assets. As such, it is going to fill a huge ga

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