New PDF release: The Dance of the Muses: Choral Theory and Ancient Greek

By A. P. David

This e-book develops an real and whilst innovative musical research of historical Greek poetry. It departs from the summary metrical analyses of the previous in that it conceives the rhythmic and harmonic components of poetry as fundamental to the complete expression, and decisive within the interpretation of its that means. David bargains a thoroughgoing remedy of Homeric poetics: right here a few amazing discoveries within the harmonic circulate of epic verse, while mixed with a few missed proof in regards to the starting place of the hexameter in a "dance of the Muses," result in crucial new wondering the genesis and the shape of Homeric poetry. He additionally provides a foretaste of the end result to be harvested in lyric by way of a musical research, which applies a brand new conception of the Greek tonic accessory and considers concretely the function of dance in performance.

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