Penn Library

Hidden in Plain Sight:
Musical Treasures in the Penn Library

Curated by Marjorie Hassen

Otto E. Albrecht Music Library
University of Pennsylvania

Theorica musice

Franchinus Gaffurius, 1451-1522
Theorica musice
Milan, 1492
Inc G-6

The Theorica musice is the first of three theoretical works that secured for Gaffurius a principal place in the history of analytical thought about music. A statement of elementary precepts, the work was probably undertaken in conjunction with his lectures at the Gymnasium of Milan in the 1490s.

Table of Contents
Manuscript Collections:
Manuscript Collections:
Sheet Music
Conducting Scores
Music Manuscripts:
15th-18th Centuries
Music Manuscripts:
19th & 20th Centuries
Landmarks of Music Theory

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