Author Archive for Richard Barrett

Notes from the psalterion, updated and annotated — part VI, in which technical points are considered and a wrap-up is offered

In my most recent installment of this series, I promised that it would not take me six months to write the last one. Well, it’s true, it didn’t take me six months; it took me twenty. Sigh. To recap what…

Notes from the psalterion, updated and annotated — part V, in which bricks and mortar concerns are considered

Far more time has elapsed between the last installment of this series and this one than I had intended; my apologies. I’ll try to wrap it up with relative despatch; I had not really expected that this project would take…