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News & Notes October 2, 2006 John Snyder's book "Theinred of Dover's De

Summary: News & Notes October 2, 2006
John Snyder's book "Theinred of Dover's De
legitimis ordinibus pentachordorum et
tetrachordorum: A Critical Text and
Translation, with Introduction, Annotations, and
Indices" has recently been published by the
Institute of Mediaeval Music.
Theinred was a twelfth-century English music
theorist, whose ideas on chromatic alteration in
plainsong and on the question of consonance
and dissonance were radical in their time. This
book makes the original text available in print
for the first time, along with an English
translation and an extensive introduction.
In September 2006, Franz Anton Krager was
appointed Artisitc Consultant for the World
Holocaust Forum Foundation's "Let My People
Live," the International Forum in
commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the
tragedy in Babi Yar, Kiev, Ukraine. The event,


Source: Azevedo, Ricardo - Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston


Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology