Guido d'Arezzo


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Gui·do d'A·rez·zo

 (gwē′dō dä-rĕt′sō) or Guido A·re·ti·no (är′ĕ-tē′nō) 990?-1050.
Benedictine monk and music theorist who devised the four-line staff, thereby allowing precise musical notation.
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Guido d'Arezzo

(Italian ˈɡwiːdo daˈrettso)
n
(Biography) ?995–?1050 ad, Italian Benedictine monk and musical theorist: reputed inventor of solmization
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Gui•do d'A•rez•zo

(ˈgwi doʊ dəˈrɛt soʊ)
n.
(Guido Aretinus) ( “Fra Guittone” ), c995–1049?, Italian monk and music theorist.
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Joining the three singers as guest performers are the UP Singing Ambassadors, which won the top prize at last year's Concorso Polifonico Internazionale Guido d'Arezzo in Italy.
Joining the three singers are the UP Singing Ambassadors, which won the top prize at last year's Concorso Polifonico Internazionale Guido d'Arezzo in Italy.
GVIDO was named as a mark of respect to Guido d'Arezzo, who devised the foundations of musical notation in the early 11th century.
David von Augsburg's treatise De exterioris et interioris hominis compositions, discussed in the fourth chapter, contains a section with a primer on Guido d'Arezzo's gamut and the associated syllables of the three hexachords.
"Reflections of Guido d'Arezzo (?) in an Unpublished Treatise of the Fifteenth Century." Paper delivered at the International Congress on Guido d'Arezzo on the Occasion of the Thousandth Anniversary of his Birth, Arezzo, December 2000.
Do Re Mi: If you can read music, thank Guido d'Arezzo. Susan L.
These included two symposia arranged by the ISME History Standing Committee--'Origins and Foundations of Music Education: Cross-cultural Historical Studies of Music in Compulsory Schooling' and 'Solmisation Past and Present: The Legacy of Guido d'Arezzo' that involved presentations from Robin Stevens (University of Melbourne) and Jane Southcott (Monash University).
Lyons, a former Classics scholar at King's College in Cambridge, provides an English translation of Horace's Odes, along with historical background; information on Horace's life and education and interpretations of him as a songwriter; and how the odes are the source for Guido d'Arezzo's solmization system.
It was Guido d'Arezzo whose efforts lead to the sheet music records we have today, and his biography and challenges are here presented in a lively fictional form backed by solid facts.
For many years, Guido D'Arezzo, a young man from Tuscany imagined that his system of lines and spaces could be used as a written language of music, and he was determined to make his ideas work.