9781119275473-1119275474-A Companion to Ancient Greek and Roman Music (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

A Companion to Ancient Greek and Roman Music (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

ISBN-13: 9781119275473
ISBN-10: 1119275474
Edition: 1
Author: Tosca Lynch, Eleonora Rocconi
Publication date: 2020
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Hardcover 544 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781119275473
ISBN-10: 1119275474
Edition: 1
Author: Tosca Lynch, Eleonora Rocconi
Publication date: 2020
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Hardcover 544 pages

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Acknowledged authors Tosca Lynch, Eleonora Rocconi wrote A Companion to Ancient Greek and Roman Music (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) comprising 544 pages back in 2020. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1119275474 and 9781119275473. Since then A Companion to Ancient Greek and Roman Music (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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"This chapter provides an overview of the Muses in Greek mythology and argues that their multiplicity, their indefinite number, their lack of fixed personalities and their metapoetic status make them highly unusual members of the Olympian pantheon. As the embodiment of music and the means by which music is channelled to human beings they are essential to our understanding of the meaning of mousikē in Greek culture. Above all their origins in an oral society foregrounds the performative nature of music which has characterised it as an art form throughout the ages"--

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