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Equal temperament and some math involved

Equal temperament and some math involved

In a course on music theory we encountered the subject of tuning and temperament. In the chapter we were reading we found some unexplained formulas which caused me to look into them. The presentation is the result of this inquiery.

Musica Disciplina

Musica Disciplina

In the mid ninth century a monk of the monastry of St. Jean de Réôme wrote a manuscript in which he tried to apply ancient Greek music theory to the practise of Gregorian chant in his day. His name: Aurélien or Aurelianus; the name of the manuscript: Musica...

‘t Geinig Alternatief

‘t Geinig Alternatief

Kamermuziekfestival ‘t Geinig Alternatief van 26 juli tot en met 1 augustus 2020 in en rond Abcoude Als gevolg van de Corona crisis zijn er deze zomer veel muziek cursussen en festivals niet doorgegaan. Vele musici (professionals en amateurs) zien hierdoor hun...

Consulted literature

Here you find a list of books and articles I consulted for my analyses and posts in general. It ranges from general books on analysis to books on various aspects of analysis to books on composers and articles on specific repertoire or even pieces.   Aurelian, and...

Analysis Schubert Symphony no. 1

Analysis Schubert Symphony no. 1

Attatchments:Score with annotation First movement: Exposition (part 1: mm. 1-215) Score with annotation First movement: Development & Retransition (part 2: mm. 216-330) Score with annotation First movement: Recapitulation (part 3: mm. 331-556) Schubert: Symphony...

General notes on analysis

General notes on analysis

General notes on analysis Concepts Fauxbourdon The Fauxbourdon originates from the middle of the fifteenth century. Hymns originally contained only two voices, a cantus firmus and a lower voice, the tenor, which was sung a sixth or an octave lower. To this was added a...

Mozart: String Quartet no. 21 in D major, KV 575

Mozart: String Quartet no. 21 in D major, KV 575

For an explanation of the terms and abbreviations click here. bar                          thematic design            harmonic design                                  Exposition 1 – 16                        FTA                                       I: tonic (D major)...