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Musica enchiriadis


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polyphony

organum

Boethius (c. 480—524) Roman statesman and philosopher

 

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9th-century treatise, the earliest surviving source of polyphony; see organum. An important work, it was once thought to have been written by Hucbald of Saint-Amand.

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


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