Prolatio Maior

Some articles on prolatio maior, prolatio:

Mensural Notation - Ligatures - Modes and Mensuration Signs
1 brevis = 3 semibreves 1 brevis = 2 semibreves Prolatio maior minor 1 semibrevis = 3 minimae 1 semibrevis = 2 minimae The perfect modus and maximodus were ... The four possible combinations of tempus and prolatio could be signaled by a set of mensuration signs at the beginning of a composition a circle for tempus ... Tempus perfectum Prolatio maior 9/8 Tempus perfectum Prolatio minor 3/4 Tempus imperfectum Prolatio maior 6/8 Tempus imperfectum Prolatio minor 2/4 ...