Greek Musicologists in the Roman Empire

  title={Greek Musicologists in the Roman Empire},
  author={Andrew Barker},
  pages={53 - 74}
L'A. presente le renouveau des etudes sur l'harmonique et la musique au debut de notre ere, avec la redecouverte des auteurs grecs, en s'interrogeant sur les causes sociales d'un tel engouement aux debuts de l'empire romain 
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