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Ave verum corpus: influential Mozart score for the crucial Catholic chant
Ave verum corpus is one of the best-known sacramental chants that originated in the Medieval period and has since been...
Mixolydian mode: famous examples in classical and pop music
In the 17th century, the major and minor scales became the basis for almost all classical music compositions. This...
Lydian mode: famous examples throughout the music history
Major and minor modes are the most used diatonic scales in classical and popular music due to their versatile structure...
Classic examples of the Phrygian mode through the music eras
From Middle Ages to modernity, Western music has been largely based on diatonic scales that organize seven notes into...
Rich music collection of the Trecento times recovered from Florentine palimpsest
It is difficult to imagine, in the current digital world, the serious difficulties associated with recording any...
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