An Introduction to Sixteenth Century Counterpoint and Palestrina's Musical Style

An Introduction to Sixteenth Century Counterpoint and Palestrina's Musical Style

By: Robert Stewart (author)Paperback

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This is a music theory text that presents a systematic approach to polyphonic composition in the ecclesiastical style of Palestrina. It is designed for use in beginning and intermediate level courses in modal counterpoint and helps students develop a systematic and reliable method to compare individual composers and stylistic trends of the Renaissance. It contains a comprehensive collection of Palestrina's works as well as selections from Lassus. Tear-out exercises can be used in conjunction with the text.

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Contents

Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 1. Basic Materials and Melodic Writing Chapter 4 2. Counterpoint in Two Parts Chapter 5 3. Counterpoint in Three Parts Chapter 6 4. Counterpoint in Four and Five Parts Part 7 Appendix A Part 8 Appendix B Part 9 Selected Bibliography Part 10 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1994
  • ISBN13: 9781880157077
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 223
  • ID: 9781880157077
  • weight: 681
  • ISBN10: 1880157071

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