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Given all the music theory treatises from the time period they were not just winging it and had a refined sense of technique. It may be helpful to read up on the church modes (as apposed to modes/scales as used in jazz and rock) to get a sense of how tonality was conceived back then. I'm still learning about Medieval music so I can't summarize much, but it ...

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