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Aurelian of Réôme [Aurelianus Reomensis]locked

  • Jane Bellingham


(fl ?840–50). Frankish writer. His only known work, Musica disciplina, is generally regarded as the earliest extant medieval treatise on music. It is the sole source of evidence concerning Aurelian and his milieu; no other 9th-century writer mentions the text or quotes from it, and it is not listed in surviving Carolingian library catalogues. Palaeographical studies have enabled the earliest extant manuscript of the ...

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M. Gerbert: Scriptores ecclesiastici de musica sacra potissimum (St Blasien, 1784/R, 3/1931)
Corpus scriptorum de musica (Rome, later Stuttgart, 1950-)
Valenciennes, Bibliothèque Municipale
Musica disciplina