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Hucbald

Hucbald (hŭk´bôld), c.840–930, Flemish monk, composer and writer, formerly thought to be the author of the Musica enchiriadis (see polyphony). He wrote a musical treatise, De institutione harmonica, but he is more important as a biographer of saints.

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Hucbald

Hucbald (b nr. Tournai, c.840; d Saint-Amand, Tournai, 930). Fr. monk, remembered for his treatise De harmonica institutione (? c.880) which describes the gamut and the modes.

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