Daily Archives: Desembre 10, 2015

2.1. mus.05

From the ninth century we started to have knowledge of polyphonic musical practices where the texture increases adding on other sophisticated melodies as a harmonious whole.

However it is possible that these elaborations should come before made such an unwritten instrumental accompaniment and it doesn’t appear in the score.

During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the period of the Middle Ages is known as Ars Antiqua and the most frequent ways in which the polyphony is built are the Organum and the Discantus.

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