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Evstatie of Putna - domestikos, prōtopsaltēs, composer

Dimitri Conomos

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(fl ?early 16th century). Romanian domestikos, prōtopsaltēs and composer. He was active at the monastery of Putna in Moldavia (now Moldova). Two extant manuscripts copied by him, RUS-Mim Shchiukin 350 (dated 1511) and SPan 13.3.16, which originally formed one akolouthia (the ‘Evstatie songbook’), show him to have been a remarkably competent scribe, skilled in Greek and Church Slavonic and in the late Byzantine musical tradition. He was also a prolific

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