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  • Record Number: 13751
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cogan , Robert.
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  • Title: Hildegard's Fractal Antiphon [The author uses the term "fractal" to describe the similar relationship among rising and falling lines in different scales].
  • Source: Wisdom Which Encircles Circles: Papers on Hildegard of Bingen.  Edited by Audrey Ekdahl Davidson.  Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 1996.  Pages 93 - 104.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Antiphons, Liturgical Texts Sung During Services Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg Music Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: Five examples of music. Figure One Hildegard of Bingen, "O quam mirabilis," antiphon. Musical notes with words. Figure Two "O quam mirabilis," Phrases derived from Cells a and b. Figure Three Cells a and b, forming linear octave ascents and descents, with a connective cell variant. Figure Four Vowel-Cell pairings in "O quam miribilis." Figure Five Schematic of the low and high register cells in the phrases of "O quam mirabilis."
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1879288710