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The New Method of Musical Notation in the Greek Church and the Μεγα Θεωρητικον της Μουσικης (Ctel)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 2/12/16) A New Approach to the Work of Chrysanthos of Madytos Their abundance sufficiently illustrates the manner in which the work hasbeen written and demonstrates that most of the information provided on ancient Greek music is not … Continue reading

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The New Method of Musical Notation in the Greek Church and the Μεγα Θεωρητικον της Μουσικης (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 28/03/16) A New Approach to the Work of Chrysanthos of Madytos The three teachers retained, instead, the use of the martyriai of the echoi which were to act both as key signatures from which the intervals were … Continue reading

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The New Method of Musical Notation in the Greek Church and the Μεγα Θεωρητικον της Μουσικης(a)

A New Approach to the Work of Chrysanthos of Madytos: The Greeks owe the musical notation used today in their churches to Chrysanthos of Madytos, Gregory the Protopsaltes and Chourmouzios the Chartophylax. This notational system, known today as the New … Continue reading

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