Book/Printed Material A Handbook on Theoretical and Practical Music.

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Title

  • A Handbook on Theoretical and Practical Music.

Summary

  • This 1825 manuscript, prepared for a print edition, is a handbook on theoretical and practical music, written in Katharevousa, a purist form of Modern Greek developed in the early 19th century and at that time widely used for literary and official purposes. The work is an introduction to the Byzantine notation for the liturgical chant used in the Greek Orthodox Church that most likely was intended for students of Byzantine ecclesiastical music. The text probably was written by a scribe named Basileios Nikolaḯdes Byzantios. On the first page, which is designed as a title page of a printed book, the date of publication is given as 1825; the place of publication as Iaşi (present-day Romania).

Contributor Names

  • Byzantios, Basileios Nikolaḯdes Scribe.

Created / Published

  • Romania : [publisher not identified], 1825.

Subject Headings

  • -  Romania
  • -  1825
  • -  Greek Orthodox Church
  • -  Music
  • -  Music theory
  • -  Music, Byzantine
  • -  Musical notation
  • -  Orthodox Eastern Church

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 182 pages ; 170 х 115 millimeters.
  • -  Original resource at: National Library of Bulgaria.
  • -  Content in Modern Greek (1453-).
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021667524

Online Format

  • compressed data
  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Byzantios, Basileios Nikolaḯdes Scribe. A Handbook on Theoretical and Practical Music. [Romania: Publisher Not Identified, 1825] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667524/.

APA citation style:

Byzantios, B. N. S. (1825) A Handbook on Theoretical and Practical Music. [Romania: Publisher Not Identified] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667524/.

MLA citation style:

Byzantios, Basileios Nikolaḯdes Scribe. A Handbook on Theoretical and Practical Music. [Romania: Publisher Not Identified, 1825] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021667524/>.