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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.
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 27th 1992 by Dover Publications (first published 1939)
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Richard Pohl
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
rae
i'm still reading this. this here is my particular musical passion. only recommended for aspiring composers, like myself.
Daniel Michalak
A good, detailed study of polyphony.
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The Style of Palestrina and the Dissonance Counterpoint, the Polyphon Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century La Flora Volume Primo Arie &c. Antiche Italiane (1) The Copenhagen Chansonnier: The Thott 291.8 Manuscript in the Royal Library of Copenhagen La Flora - Volume 1

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