Greek Music - Barker Andrew: Greek Musical Writings, I: The Musician and his Art. (Cambridge Readings in the Literature of Music.) Pp. xv + 332; 17 half-tone reproductions, 4 diagrams. Cambridge University Press, 1984. £27.50.
4 Pp. 63 and 225 n. 131, on the use of the chromatic genus in tragedy; 203 n. 95 and 221 n. 110 on Mixolydian.
5 Greek words are transliterated throughout, with some inconsistency as between oi and oe, ai and ae. C.U.P.'s reader ought also to have corrected the breaking of ‘Hypophrygian’ after ‘Hypop-’ (283 n. 115), and the slip ‘Nomadoi’ for ‘Nomades’ (275).
6 Another complaint to the publisher: cross-references, especially to the longer prose passages, are maddeningly difficult to check, because the canonical page-numbers (Stephanus, Casaubon, etc.) are so discreetly hidden in the body of the text. In my copy I have thought it worth while to touch them up with an orange highlighter.
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