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AuthorSachs, Curt. author
TitleThe Wellsprings of Music [electronic resource] / by Curt Sachs ; edited by Jaap Kunst
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1961
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Descript 228 p. 2 illus. online resource


One / Thoughts and Methods -- I. Preliminaries -- II. The advent of the ethnomusicologist -- III. The ethnomusicologistโ{128}{153}s workshop -- IV. The question of origin -- Two / Early Music -- V. The oldest music: tumbling strains -- VI. The oldest music: one-step melodies -- VII. Conservatism and magic -- VIII. Vocal mannerisms -- IX. Instruments -- X. Rhythm and form III -- Three / On the Way -- Growth, personality, art -- Four / The Fate of Secondal and Tertial Patterns -- The widening nucleus โ{128}{148} โ{128}{156} triadic and fanfare melodiesโ{128}{157} โ{128}{148} tonal anatomy and physiology โ{128}{148} chains โ{128}{148} double, triple, quadruple, quintuple and sextuple thirds โ{128}{148} skeletons and infixes โ{128}{148} pentatonism and heptatonism โ{128}{148} German chorale dialect โ{128}{148} Landino third โ{128}{148} four-line notation โ{128}{148} six-five patterns โ{128}{148} triadic octaves -- Five / The Fate of Quartal and Quintal Patterns -- Disjunction and conjunction โ{128}{148} quartal chains โ{128}{148} chains of fifths โ{128}{148} hybrids โ{128}{148} modulation โ{128}{148} culture chance once more -- Six / Centric Melodies Gregorian tenor melodies โ{128}{148} the concept of mesรจ -- Seven / Polyphony -- Vertical and horizontal โ{128}{148} distribution โ{128}{148} isochronous conductus โ{128}{148} parallels โ{128}{148} drones โ{128}{148} grounds โ{128}{148} alternation and canon โ{128}{148} Stimmtausch- heterophony -- Eight / Cross- or Polyrhythm -- Independent accompaniment โ{128}{148} hemiola โ{128}{148} โ{128}{156} syncopation โ{128}{157} Afro-Indian concordances -- Nine / Professional Music and Musical Systems -- Semi-professionals and professionals โ{128}{148} bards โ{128}{148} minstrelsy โ{128}{148} segregation and discrimination โ{128}{148} professional waiters โ{128}{148} musical vocabularies โ{128}{148} pitch syllables โ{128}{148} concomitant method of learning -- Ten / โ{128}{152}Progressโ{128}{153}? -- The fading theory of evolution โ{128}{148} culture graft โ{128}{148} progress โ{128}{148} evidences against progress โ{128}{148} our gain is our loss -- A note on Bibliography -- Index of Names

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