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By DianeH. Touliatos-Miles

ISBN-10: 0754651681

ISBN-13: 9780754651680

The nationwide Library of Greece (Ethnike Bibliothike tes Ellados) is without doubt one of the richest depositories of Byzantine musical manuscripts and is exceeded via its holdings in Greece merely via the multitude of manuscripts present in the monasteries of Mount Athos. regardless of being the sort of wealthy archive, the nationwide Library hasn't ever released a list of its musical manuscripts - now not all of that are Byzantine or Greek. it's the function of this catalogue to get better or, in a few situations, to offer for the 1st time the repertory of the musical assets of the library. This venture has been twelve years within the making for Professor Diane Touliatos, regarding the invention and distinct cataloguing of all 241 Western, old Greek, and Byzantine track manuscripts. no longer all of those are from Athens or smooth Greece, but in addition surround Turkey, the Balkans, Italy, Cyprus, and components of Western Europe. This style underlines the significance of for opting for composers, tune and function perform of other locales. incorporates a special 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 knowledge on functionality perform. every one manuscript access encompasses a observation 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 could be photographically displayed. will enlighten musicologists and Byzantinists of the wealthy and sundry holdings of a few of crucial musical manuscripts in lifestyles, and stimulate extra curiosity and research of those resources. As such, it is going to fill a huge ga

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