"My own reading of the Commemoratio brevis in does not regard it as presenting the tremula as a brief note. I will present the passage and an English translation in order to refer to it clearly.
Tenor uero id est ultimae uocis mora. qui…"
"Ornaments (Vinnola=Pressus maior/minor; Tremula=Quilisma, etc...) were not perceived as precise notes. The proof in the Montpellier Tonaire, where the ornaments are repeated above the letter-notation, signifying that they cannot be represented by…"
"I am grateful to Solesmes for its efforts, to the early mensuralists for theirs, to Vollaerts for his, and to the semiologists for theirs, but I find Jan van Biezen's metered-rhythm theory to surpass them all in scientific accuracy and…"
"My observations on the aforementioned examples of notae debiles.
1. Communion Jerusalem (Graduale Triplex, p. 370).
The 'l' in Jerusalem is a small consonant cluster, and moreover a liquid consonant, allowing for the second note of the…"
Thank you for your continued recordings. With each recording, your rhythm is growing closer to my view.
Excellent point on the Baroque. Recently I read a similar discussion on controversy over Bach's intended meaning of the…"
"I wouldn't say that the ambiguity is restricted to usage, though. Taking as an example his qui tribulato in the verse Juxta est of the gradual Clamaverunt justi (p346 in the Graduale Novum), yes, there may be a significance to the absence…"
Rapprochement between Solesmes and mensural approaches can be very difficult to achieve and discussion unnecessarily fraught. If the Solesmes advocates cannot even agree that the notation is rhythmically unclear and ambiguous, it…"
I am grateful to you in turn for gracing my response with a reply. I hope you can understand why mensuralists react they way they do too. On one occasion, a supporter of a Solesmes approach claimed to…"