Le istitutioni harmoniche

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This is a 1562 copy of "Le istitutioni harmoniche," one of the most influential music theory treatises written by Gioseffo Zarlino. The first edition appeared in Venice in 1558. The treatise, divided in four parts, includes theoretical and practical elements of music. The first two parts discuss philosophical, cosmological and mathematical aspects of music, Greek tonal system and tuning. The third and fourth parts cover the rules of counterpoint and modes, respectively. This copy bears a dedication to Vicenzo Diedo. It contains a table of contents per chapter and list of corrections. Several handwritten annotations appear on the t.p. ink: ... continued below

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347 p. : illus., diagrams ; 31 cm.

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Zarlino, Gioseffo, 1517-1590. 1562.

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This is a 1562 copy of "Le istitutioni harmoniche," one of the most influential music theory treatises written by Gioseffo Zarlino. The first edition appeared in Venice in 1558. The treatise, divided in four parts, includes theoretical and practical elements of music. The first two parts discuss philosophical, cosmological and mathematical aspects of music, Greek tonal system and tuning. The third and fourth parts cover the rules of counterpoint and modes, respectively.

This copy bears a dedication to Vicenzo Diedo. It contains a table of contents per chapter and list of corrections. Several handwritten annotations appear on the t.p. ink: "coll: cochi nuoi soc: Jesù;" "exdono Joannis Jerary;" and "Inscriptet catalog."

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347 p. : illus., diagrams ; 31 cm.

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Full title as appears in the t.p.: "Le istitutioni harmoniche del reverendo Gioseffo Zarlino da Chioggia; Nelle quali; oltra le materie appartenenti alla mvsica; si trouano diciarati molti luoghi di peti, historici, & di filosofi; si come nelleggerle si potrà chiaramente vedere."

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  • 1562

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  • July 7, 2010, 10:17 a.m.

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Zarlino, Gioseffo, 1517-1590. Le istitutioni harmoniche, book, 1562; Venice, Italy. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc25955/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.