Ribera (y Tarragó), Julián

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Ribera (y Tarragó), Julián

Ribera (y Tarragó), Julián , Spanish musicologist; b. Carcagente, near Valencia, Sept. 19, 1858; d. there, May 2, 1934. He was educated at the Univs. of Valencia and Madrid (Ph.D.), and from 1887 taught Arabic at the Univ. of Saragossa and from 1905 Arabian-Spanish literature at the Univ. of Madrid. He brought out the ed. La música andaluza medieval en las canciones de trovadores, troveros y minnesinger (3 vols., Madrid, 1923–25).

Writings

(all publ, in Madrid): La música de las cantigas [de Santa María de Alfonso el Sabio] (1922; 2nd ed., without music transcription, as Historia de la música àrabe medieval y su influencia en la española; abr. Eng. tr., 1929, as Music in Ancient Arabia and Spain); La música de la jota aragonesa (1928).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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