Theorica


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The`or´i`ca


n. pl.1.(Gr. Antiq.) Public moneys expended at Athens on festivals, sacrifices, and public entertainments (especially theatrical performances), and in gifts to the people; - also called theoric fund.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Cosi se le Glosse e le Summae sono opere di "iuris theorica", gli scritti di applicazione pratica del processo sono "ius pratica".
(23.) Franchinus Gaffurius, Theorica musicae (1492), Practica musicae (1496), and De harmonium musicum instrumentorum opus (1518); Athanasius Kircher, Musurgia universalis, sive ars magna consoni et dissoni (1650); Pietro Mengoli, Speculazioni musicali (1670); Daniello Bartoli, Del suono, dei tremori armonici, dell'udito (1679).
[...] aunque quando comence a execitarle me parecia que con el estudio de Theorica, y Practica, me hallaba abil, para actuar en cualquier negocio; (pero), me han ocurrido tantos tan arduos, o extraordinarios (...) que solo con incansable estudio, y aplicacion, y consultando a muchos sujetos muy diestros, y sirviendome de sus formularios, pude salir con reputacion de ellos (19).
An English song composed in the 1530s imagines the first music forged, as it were, by "Tubals hammers, by Pictagoras contryuyng," (48) Franchino Gafori's Theorica musice (1492) likewise depicts Tubal alongside Pythagoras as co-discoverers of musical harmony.
Theorica musice, published by Franchino Gaffurio in 1492, there are