The Modes of Ancient Greek Music
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The Modes of Ancient Greek Music

By David Binning Monro
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Table of Contents
  • THE MODES
  • ANCIENT GREEK MUSIC
    • MONRO
    • The Modes
  • Ancient Greek Music
    • D. B. MONRO, M.A.
    • PREFACE
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSIC.
    • § 1. Introductory.
    • § 2. Statement of the question.
    • § 3. The Authorities.
    • § 4. The Early Poets.
    • § 5. Plato.
    • § 6. Heraclides Ponticus.
    • § 7. Aristotle—the Politics.
    • § 8. The Aristotelian Problems.
    • § 9. The Rhetoric.
    • § 10. Aristoxenus.
    • § 11. Names of Keys (hypo-).
    • § 12. Plutarch's Dialogue on Music.
    • § 13. Modes employed on different Instruments.
    • § 14. Recapitulation— harmonia and tonos.
    • § 15. The Systems of Greek Music.
    • § 16. The Standard Octachord System.
    • § 17. Earlier Heptachord Scales.
    • § 18. The Perfect System.
    • § 19. Relation of System and Key.
    • § 20. Tonality of the Greek musical scale.
    • § 21. The Species of a Scale.
    • § 22. The Scales as treated by Aristoxenus.
    • § 23. The Seven Species.
    • § 24. Relation of the Species to the Keys.
    • § 25. The Ethos of Music.
    • § 26. The Ethos of the Genera and Species.
    • § 27. The Musical Notation.
    • § 28. Traces of the Species in the Notation.
    • § 29. Ptolemy's Scheme of Modes.
    • § 30. Nomenclature by Position.
    • § 31. Scales of the Lyre and Cithara.
    • § 32. Remains of Greek Music.
    • § 33. Modes of Aristides Quintilianus.
    • § 34. Credibility of Aristides Quintilianus.
    • § 35. Evidence for Scales of different species.
    • § 36. Conclusion.
    • § 37. Epilogue—Speech and Song.
    • APPENDIX
    • INDEX
      • OF PASSAGES DISCUSSED OR REFERRED TO.
    • THE END
    • e f♯  g a b c♯  d e
    • FOOTNOTES
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