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Musica ficta is the practice of sharpening or flattening certain notes to avoid awkard intervals in medieval and Reniassance music. This collection gathers Margaret Bent's influential writings on this controversial subject from the past thirty years, along with an extensive author's introduction discussing the current state of scholarship and responding to critics.
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Margaret Bent, CBE, FBA (born Margaret Hilda Bassington; 23 December 1940) is an English musicologist.
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