Musica ficta is the practice of sharpening or flattening certain notes to avoid awkard intervals in medieval and Renaissance music. This collection gathers Margaret Bent's influential writings on this controversial subject from the past 30 years, along with an extensive author's introduction discussing the current state of scholarship and responding to critics.
Counterpoint, Composition and Musica Ficta
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CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF EARLY MUSIC