Music Theory in Mexico from 1776 To 1866: A Study of Four Treatises by Native Authors

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This investigation traces the history and development of music theory in Mexico from the date of the first Mexican treatise available (1776) to the early second half of the nineteenth century (1866). This period of ninety years represents an era of special importance in the development of music theory in Mexico. It was during this time that the old modal system was finally abandoned in favor of the new tonal system and that Mexican authors began to pen music treatises which could be favorably compared with the imported European treatises which were the only authoritative source of instruction for serious ... continued below

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Flores, Carlos A. (Carlos Arturo) August 1986.

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This investigation traces the history and development of music theory in Mexico from the date of the first Mexican treatise available (1776) to the early second half of the nineteenth century (1866). This period of ninety years represents an era of special importance in the development of music theory in Mexico. It was during this time that the old modal system was finally abandoned in favor of the new tonal system and that Mexican authors began to pen music treatises which could be favorably compared with the imported European treatises which were the only authoritative source of instruction for serious musicians in Mexico.

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Flores, Carlos A. (Carlos Arturo). Music Theory in Mexico from 1776 To 1866: A Study of Four Treatises by Native Authors, dissertation, August 1986; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331988/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .