A Descriptive Catalogue of the Musical Manuscript Collection by DianeH. Touliatos-Miles

By DianeH. Touliatos-Miles

The nationwide Library of Greece (Ethnike Bibliothike tes Ellados) is among the richest depositories of Byzantine musical manuscripts and is handed via its holdings in Greece in simple terms by means of the multitude of manuscripts present in the monasteries of Mount Athos. even with being this sort of wealthy archive, the nationwide Library hasn't ever released a list of its musical manuscripts - no longer all of that are Byzantine or Greek. it's the function of this catalogue to get better or, in a few circumstances, to give 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, concerning the invention and designated cataloguing of all 241 Western, old Greek, and Byzantine track manuscripts. no longer all of those are from Athens or sleek Greece, but additionally surround Turkey, the Balkans, Italy, Cyprus, and components of Western Europe. This style underlines the significance of for picking composers, song and function perform of other locales. features a certain 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. every one manuscript access features a observation in English indicating vital highlights and its importance. there's a important English list 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 crucial musical manuscripts in life, and stimulate extra curiosity and research of those assets. As such, it is going to fill an immense ga

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