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Harold S. Powers
Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08540-5228)

Mode and Modality in Music

To investigate the historical development and theoretical applications of concepts called "mode" in Western musical thought, from the appearance of the term in late classical/early medieval times to the present. Particular attention will be given to 1) mode and allied terms in medieval sources; and 2) the introduction of "mode" as a basic term for phenomena in other repertories, including non- Western.

Project fields:
Music History and Criticism

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Total amounts:
$14,325 (approved)
$14,325 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1975 – 6/30/1976