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Ars antiquaalso called ars veterum or ars vetusis a term used by modern scholars to refer to the Medieval music of Europe during the high Middle Agesbetween approximately and This covers the period of the Notre Dame school of polyphony the use of multiple, simultaneous, independent melodic linesand the subsequent years which saw the early development of the moteta highly varied choral musical composition.
However, sometimes the term “ars antiqua” is used more loosely to mean all European music of the thirteenth century, and from slightly before. The term ars antiqua is used in opposition to ars nova meaning “new art”, “new technique” or “new style”which refers to the period of musical activity between approximately and The original Middle Ages uses of the expression, found in the Speculum Musice of Jacobus and once by Johannes de Muris the only one to use the exact term “ars antiqua”referred specifically to the period of Franco of Cologneapproximately —but this restricted usage is rarely employed in modern scholarship.
Almost all composers of the ars antiqua are anonymous. In music theory the ars antiqua period saw several advances over previous practice, most of them in conception, and notation of rhythm. cnatus
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In the early Medieval music era, notation indicated the pitches of songs without indicating the rhythm that these notes should be sung in. The most famous music theorist of the first half of the 13th century, Johannes de Garlandiawas the author of the De Mensurabili Musica cajtusthe treatise which defined, and most completely elucidated the rhythmic modes.
A German theorist of a slightly later period, Franco of Colognewas the first to describe a system of notation in which differently shaped notes have entirely different rhythmic values in the Menaurabilis cantus mensurabilis of approximatelyan innovation which had a massive impact on the subsequent history of Are music. Most of the surviving notated music of the 13th century uses the rhythmic modes as defined by Garlandia.
The early Gothic includes the French music composed in the Notre Dame school up until aboutand the high Gothic all the music between then, and about orthe conventional beginning of the ars nova. The forms of organum and conductus reached their peak development in the early Gothic, and began to decline in the high Gothic, being replaced by the motet.
To Jacques, the mensugabilis antiqua was the musica modestaand the ars nova was a musica lasciva —a kind of music which he considered to be excessively indulgent, capricious, immodest, and canttus Anderson and Roesner From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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