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Guidonian hand


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Guido of Arezzo (c. 991—1033)

 

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Pedagogical technique of counting the pitches of the gamut along the finger-joints, to help a student learn how to mutate hexachords. Hand diagrams are common in theory treatises from the ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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