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Theinred

(fl. c. 1140—1200) music theorist


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His single theoretical work, De legitimis ordinibus, accepts thirds and sixths as consonance, breaking with Pythagorean tradition, and develops a unique theory for explaining chromatically altered tones in plainchant.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages in Oxford Reference.

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


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