Grocheo, Johannes de

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Grocheo, Johannes de

Grocheo, Johannes de, French music theorist who flourished in the 13th and early 14th centuries. He wrote the treatise Ars musice or Theoria (c. 1300), important as a source of information on secular music of the Middle Ages. It is printed in the original Latin with German tr. by J. Wolf in Sammelbände der Internationalen Musik-Gesellschaft, I (1899-1900); emendations were provided by H. Müller (op. cit., vol. IV).


E. Rohloff, Studien zum Musiktraktat des J. d. G. (Leipzig, 1930); E. Rohloff, Die Quellenhandschriften zum Musiktraktat des J. d.G. (Leipzig, 1972).

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