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PYTHAGORAS: SCALES, 1492.
Pythagoras playing the musical scale on bells and on water-glasses. Colored woodcut from Franchinus Gaffurius' Theorica Musicae, Milan, 1492.
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ORGAN, 1492.
Woodcut from Franchino Gaffurio's 'Theorica Musicae Laudensis,' Milan, 1492.
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MUSICAL SCALE, 1492.
Pythagoras playing the musical scale on bells and water glasses. Woodcut from Franchinus Gaffurius' 'Theorica Musicae,' Milan, 1492.
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PYTHAGORAS (c580-c500 B.C.).
Greek philosopher and mathematician. Pythagoras' discovery of the dependence of the musical intervals on certain arithmetical ratios of lengths of strings at the same tension. Woodcut from Franchinus Gaffurius' 'Theorica Musicae,' Milan, Italy, 1492.
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Page from Musicae Actionis, treatise by Franchino Gaffurio (1451-1522), Italian composer and music theorist. Full credit: De Agostini / N. Marullo / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Page from Musicae Actionis, treatise by Franchino Gaffurio (1451-1522), Italian composer and music theorist. Full credit: De Agostini / N. Marullo / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
First page of Liber Primus di Musicae Actionis, treatise by Franchino Gaffurio (1451-1522), Italian composer and music theorist. Full credit: De Agostini / N. Marullo / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0346724
LITERATURE & THE ARTS.
Page from Musicae Actionis, treatise by Franchino Gaffurio (1451-1522), Italian composer and music theorist. Full credit: De Agostini / N. Marullo / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.