GPS and LPS Greek and then Medieval Theoretical Musical Structures

In this email I am going to use the terminology for both the ancient Greek Harmoniai, the later ancient Greek Tonoi (and Tropoi) along with the Medieval Tonus (which are theoretical constructions that were attempts to organize and ‘explain’ the ecclesiastic plainchants) and later became the Medieval Modes. When I am talking about ‘Mese’ and … Continue reading

Symmetric Questions

WordPress.com Many times people send me email asking various questions about my music. If I have the time (many times I don’t) I respond in detail. I have decided to post a few of these responses as some may find the discussions interesting. I will keep these posts pretty much in the same informal style … Continue reading