Focusing on the earliest and most extensive collection of tropes we now possess, those associated with the abbey of Saint Martial de Limoges in the tenth and early eleventh centuries, Professor Evans offers new conclusions about the nature and early development of the trope.
Originally published in 1970.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- PREFACE, pg. vii
- CONTENTS, pg. ix
- CHAPTER I. THE MEANING OF TROPE, pg. 1
- CHAPTER II. THE HISTORICAL POSITION OF THE TROPE, pg. 17
- CHAPTER III. THE TROPERS, pg. 29
- CHAPTER IV. THE TEXTS OF THE TROPES, pg. 55
- CHAPTER V. THE MUSICAL STRUCTURE OF THE TROPES, pg. 73
- Transcriptions, pg. 119
- INDEX OF TROPES IN PARIS 1121, pg. 275
- BIBLIOGRAPHY, pg. 285
- INDEX, pg. 291