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Mio Cid como Cantar. Algunas consideraciones de índole musicológica
Revista de Musicología (2009)
  • Arturo Tello Ruiz-Pérez
In a field of study largely determined by orality, in regard to creation / recreation, performer / audience, memory / transmission, voice / notation, etc., this paper aims to shed light on aspects of epic poetry from a musicological perspective (although not dissociated from Philology and other disciplines), paying particular attention to what has been called «the new historical view of chant transmission» (H. Hucke). Thus, given that no traces of music from the Cantar de Mio Cid have come down to us (which is understandable given its «necessary» simplicity), and using the guidelines outlined in Johannes Grocheio’s De Musica, a good breeding ground for the objectives raised here can be found by comparing the forms and processes involved in hagiographic chant and in certain types of liturgical song (such as farsed epistles and particularly those in Catalan.
  • Medieval Music,
  • Epic,
  • Cantar de Mio Cid,
  • Liturgical Tropes,
  • Gregorian Chant
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Arturo Tello Ruiz-Pérez. "Mio Cid como Cantar. Algunas consideraciones de índole musicológica" Revista de Musicología Vol. 32 Iss. 2 (2009)
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