M. L. West's Ancient Greek Music (Clarendon Paperbacks) PDF

By M. L. West

Historic Greece was once permeated through track, and the literature teems with musical allusions. right here finally is a transparent, complete, and authoritative account that presupposes no specified wisdom of song. themes coated comprise where of track in Greek existence, tools, rhythm, pace, modes and scales, melodic development, shape, old concept and notation, and ancient improvement. Thirty surviving examples of Greek tune are awarded in sleek transcription with research, and the e-book is absolutely illustrated. in addition to being thought of by itself phrases, Greek song is the following additional illuminated by way of being thought of in ethnological standpoint, and a short Epilogue units it as an alternative in a border area among Afro-Asiatic and ecu tradition. The publication could be of price either to classicists and historians of track.

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2. 6. 10. 100 Pl. Resp. 364b, Theophr. Hist. Pl. 9. 10. 4. Often they are a metaphor for 'charming' someone by persuasion. Pind. Pyth. 4. 217. Aesch. PV 173, etc. For some other Classical references to incantations see Pind. Nem. 8. 49, Aesch. Ag. 1021, Eum. 649. Soph. Trach. 1000. Aj. 582, Eur. Alc. 967, Cyc. 646, Ar. Ran. 1033, Pl. Chrm. 155e, Euthydemus 290a, Resp. 426b, Symp. 202e. ) and Plato (Chrm. 156a) refer to their being written down for exact transmission, which underlines the overriding importance of the wording.

14-23; Garland, op. cit. 21f. 46Anecd. Bekk. 281. 26, cf. 8 in Leutsch-Schneidewin, Corpus Paroemiographorum Graecorum, i. 117. 47El. 277-81. 48 Isoc. 9. 1. 49 Diod. 29. 21. 50Od. 1. 150-5, 325-422; 8. 43-108, 471-541; 17. 261-71, 358-60; 22. 330-56; cf. Stesichorus, SLG 148. 3-4. The lyre is called 'dinner's companion', Od. 271. 51Od. 5-11. 52. Od. 1. 17-19; 23. 133-47. 53Od. 8. 250-369; see J. B. Hainsworth's notes on 254 and 256-384 in A. Heubeck and others, A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey, i (Oxford, 1988), 362.

14, Nicochares fr. 9, Nicophon fr. 8; Tryphon fr. 113 Velsen ap. Ath. 618d. 69 Pl. Leg. 790de, Theoc. Id. 24. 7-9, Chrysippus, SVF iii. 184. 8, Ath. 618e, Sext. Emp. Math. 6. 32, Hsch. v. baukalân. 70 Tryphon, loc. cit. 71Il. 9. 186, Hymn. Horn. Ven. 80; Maas-Snyder, 52 fig. 16, 104 fig. 9, 137 fig. 17. 72 Aesch. Ag. 16, cf. Ar. Nub. 721; Ar. Ran. 1297; Crates fr. 42 (but see below, n. 77). 73Il. 18. 526, Epicharmus frs. -Aesch. PV 574, Soph. fr. 281a, Phil. 213, Eur. Alc. -Eur. Rhes. 553, P1. Resp.

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