Arlt, Wulf (Friedrich)

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Arlt, Wulf (Friedrich)

Arlt, Wulf (Friedrich), German musicologist; b. Breslau, March 5, 1938. He studied musicology at the Univ. of Cologne; then received his Ph.D. in 1966 from the Univ. of Basel with the diss. Ein Festoffizium des Mittelalters aus Beauvais in seiner liturgischen Bedeutung (publ. in Cologne, 1970); subsequently completed his Habilitation there in 1970 with his Praxis und Lehre der “Ars subtilior “: Studien zur Geschichte der Notation im Spatmittelalter. He joined the faculty of the Univ. of Basel as a lecturer in 1965; became a prof. there in 1972. In 1971 he also became director of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Arlt devoted his critical capacities to elucidating the problems of music in the Middle Ages, and contributed important articles on the subject to music journals. He also publ. Italien ais produktive Erfahrung franko-flamischer Musiker im 15. Jahrhundert (1993) and Lo Bozolari: Ein Klerikerfest des MA aus Le Puy (1995).

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