The theory and practice of ekphonetic notation: the manuscript Sinait. gr. 213

  title={The theory and practice of ekphonetic notation: the manuscript Sinait. gr. 213},
  author={Sandra Martani},
  journal={Plainsong and Medieval Music},
  pages={15 - 42}
  • Sandra Martani
  • Published 1 April 2003
  • History
  • Plainsong and Medieval Music
The cantillation of the Scriptures played an important role in the complex matrix of symbols that is the Byzantine liturgy. Beginning in the ninth century, a special type of notation called ‘ekphonetic’ was developed to indicate in the lectionaries the formulae used in the chanting of the appointed scriptural pericopes. Gradually, over the course of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries the system fell into disuse, and the meaning of the notational signs was forgotten. Unfortunately, no… 
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Das ekphonetische Notationssystem in den datierten Evangelien-Handschriften aus dem 10. Jahrhundert

  • Acta of the Symposium: Palaeobyzantine and Palaeoslavic Notations, Brediusstichting

26-35; for other attempts at transcription see Costas D. Joannides, 'Considerations on the Ekphonetic Signs of the Heptakomi Evangelion', Eπετηρ ς τ υ K νδρ υ Eπιστηµ νικω ν Eρευνω ν K πρ υ

    See Table 2; also Specimina Sinaitica

      Greek Ekphonetic Notation'

      • With oxeia, apostrophos e apeso exo. See Prophetologium (MMB Lectionaria) and Engberg

      Greek Ekphonetic Notation

        Une nouvelle interprétation de la notation écphonétique d'un manuscrit à Iasi, Roumanie'

        • Studies in Eastern Chant
        • 1966