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LeoninMore than a composer.
•Frenchcomposer ofthe 12thcentury•Born inParis, received training andlater workedat the NotreDameCathedral
•First-known significant composerof organum•Organum = the earliestpolyphonic music, based onGregorian chant•Style came to ...
•Leonin was the first to develop“modal notation” to symbolizerhythm, which laid the basis fornotation as we know it.•Compo...
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Leonin presentation

  1. 1. LeoninMore than a composer.
  2. 2. •Frenchcomposer ofthe 12thcentury•Born inParis, received training andlater workedat the NotreDameCathedral
  3. 3. •First-known significant composerof organum•Organum = the earliestpolyphonic music, based onGregorian chant•Style came to be known as“Notre Dame Polyphony” (floridorganum with a sense of meter)
  4. 4. •Leonin was the first to develop“modal notation” to symbolizerhythm, which laid the basis fornotation as we know it.•Composed “Magnus Liber” (abook of organum)•His work was improved andexpanded by Perotin, one of hisstudents.

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