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Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century

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This classic introductory text focuses on the polyphonic vocal style perfected by Palestrina. Unlike many other texts, it maintains a careful balance between theoretical and practical problems, between historical and systematic methodology. The result is an exceptionally useful resource, ideal for classroom use in teaching modal counterpoint.
In Part One, Knud Jeppesen (189
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 27th 1992 by Dover Publications (first published 1939)
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Jan 29, 2008 rae rated it really liked it
i'm still reading this. this here is my particular musical passion. only recommended for aspiring composers, like myself.
Richard Pohl
Mar 26, 2012 Richard Pohl rated it really liked it
Deserves classic status... explains a lot about modal counterpoints techniques and history, yet Id be happy for an edition with contemporary clefs. Nevertheless, recommended :) ...more
Daniel Michalak
A good, detailed study of polyphony.
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