[Dixielandjazz] Stemma

Stephen Barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Tue Apr 20 16:29:15 PDT 2004

>  Dan  <ds.augustine at mail.utexas.edu> wrote, (polite snip)
>        "stemma"
>             Stem. A diagram presenting the phylogeny of a manuscript
>             tradition in visual form. Unlike a strict cladogram, a
>             stemma may exhibit ancestors and reticulation (mixture
>             between lineages).

Nah, a stemma is what holds up the flower. My Grandfather used to say to me when I
was a child pruning the roses: "Stefano, no cutta da stemma to short."

Steve Barbone

Musical content: "Josaphina please no leana on da bell." (When you musha, please no
pusha etc.)

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