Notker Balbulus

Notker Balbulus

(nōt`kər băl`byo͝oləs), c.840–912, German monk and scholar, abbot of St. Gall (from 890). He composed liturgical poetry and music. Notker's life of Charlemagne preserves much of the matter of the Charlemagne legend. While Notker was abbot of St. Gall patristic studies were encouraged and the library was enriched.
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Gallen neume notation begins the first chapter, which also introduces Notker Balbulus, a monk of St.
Gallen monks Tuotilo and Notker Balbulus, fill the second chapter.
This is apparent from the daseia notation used in Musica enchiriadis, Hucbald's combined use of ("pseudo-Alypian") letters and neumes, the letter of Notker Balbulus to Lantpertus on the meaning of the litterae significativae, and especially from the correlation between Aurelian's description of notation and the Paleofrankish neumes (pp.