A study of sixteenth century counterpoint

by Quincy Porter

Publisher: New England Conservatory of Music] in [Boston

Written in English
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Other titlesStudy of 16th century counterpoint
Statementby Quincy Porter.
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LC ClassificationsMT55 .P83 S8
The Physical Object
Pagination30, ix leaves, [100] p. :
Number of Pages100
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Open LibraryOL23926417M
LC Control Number2009536221

The only case I would agree is a student new to counterpoint who jumps right to the exercises in species counterpoint. In reality, 16th century counterpoint is the gateway to understanding 18th century and even more modern usage of it as you learn an excellent standard to compare later developments/5(31). MUS G SIXTEENTH-CENTURY COUNTERPOINT ()(S). Study of 16th century compositional techniques. Compositions will be written in 2 to 4 voices, 5 species, C clefs and Latin texts. Analysis of/listening to music of the period. Additional compositions and/or research for graduate credit. PREREQ: MUS or equivalent. Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century (Dover Books on Music) by Knud Jeppesen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Study Guide 6. STUDY. PLAY. What are some approaches to analysis to the music of the sixteenth century and the study of sixteenth-century music theory? (GMO) leading music theorist of the 15th C. Wrote: Liber de arte contrapuncti (Book on the Art of Counterpoint) () and hated dissonance! He said "Nothing written before the s was.

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"The Craft of Modal Counterpoint" is the companion book to Benjamin's "The Craft of Tonal Counterpoint," recently republished in a second edition by Routledge.

Modal counterpoint is the style of composition that was employed until the "tonal" revolution pioneered by. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Dover Books on Music Ser.: Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century by Knud Jeppesen (Trade Paper, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Titles of related interest from Waveland Press: Gauldin, A Practical Approach to 18th Century Counterpoint, Revised Edition (ISBN ) and Soderlund-Scott, Examples of Gregorian Chant and Sacred Music of the 16th Century (ISBN )/5(9).

A Study Of Sixteenth Century Counterpoint available for download and read online in other formats. PDF Book Download Full PDF eBook Free Downloadhe was asked to be Walter Piston's teaching assistant in music theory. This book is intended to be an introduction and guide to the early study of counterpoint, and deals with the.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Porter, Quincy, Study of sixteenth century counterpoint. Boston, Loomis [©] (OCoLC) Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century (Dover Books on Music) - Kindle edition by Jeppesen, Knud.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century (Dover Books on Music)/5(39).

Furthermore, Jeppesen's repeated comments that 16th century polyphony is all based on line and not on chords is simply not true. 16th century counterpoint techniques stem from a conception of chords developed in the late 15th c., and several sixteenth century theorists deal with this in detail, Tomás de Santa Maria's account of a chordal /5(33).

Description: This volume explores the expressive power of sixteenth-century vocal polyphony, giving special emphasis to the development of aural familiarity with the style.

Every element of sixteenth-century counterpoint is defined, described, and liberally illustrated, included for analysis and singing are complete compositions and movements. Rather than make arbitrary rules as the older writers did, he simply tries to get the student into contact with the music and to explain or point out the most important aspects of it.

His book is valuable not only as a systematic study of counterpoint but as an introduction to the music of the sixteenth century. The result is an exceptionally useful resource, ideal for classroom use in teaching modal counterpoint. In Part One, Knud Jeppesen This classic introductory text 4/5.

A study of sixteenth century counterpoint book The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century By Knud Jeppesen, foreword by Alfred Mann Book Item: X. $ Add to Cart Add to List. Share. Product Details. Description. The polyphonic vocal style of the 16th century. Contains a foreword by Alfred ry: Textbook-General.

The second part of the book contains an extended treatment of "species" counterpoint in two, three, and four parts, as well as counterpoint in more than four parts, and specific discussions of the canon, the motet, and the Mass. Throughout, the text is generously supplied with musical examples―exercises, solutions, and illustrations.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Porter, Quincy, Study of sixteenth century counterpoint. Boston, New England Conservatory of Music [©]. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t7tn2cz8f Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library This book was rife with useful examples of counterpoint and the use of dialogue between teacher and student was a very effective way to study the artform.

That being said, it's largely up to the reader to thoroughly dissect the examples (which are written in tenor, alto clefs) in order to know what they are discussing in the dialogue/5.

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Reviewer: feresdares - favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite - Ma Subject: Counterpoint: the polyphonic vocal style of the sixteenth century ok 6, Views. The only case I would agree is a student new to counterpoint who jumps right to the exercises in species counterpoint.

In reality, 16th century counterpoint is the gateway to understanding 18th century and even more modern usage of it as you learn an excellent standard to compare later developments/5(34). In music, counterpoint is the relationship between voices which are harmonically interdependent yet independent in rhythm and contour.

It has been most commonly identified in the European classical tradition, strongly developing during the Renaissance and in much of the common practice period, especially in the term originates from the Latin punctus contra punctum meaning "point.

But that is just what the study of sixteenth-century counterpoint cannot do. We need a counterpoint for all centuries. If you peel away the layer of stylistic considerations in the book by Fux—it's a rather thin layer—you will find a working model of how to manage the linear aspect of tonal music, in detail.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). If the technique of strict Counterpoint be deduced from the practice of the sixteenth century, it is only logical to employ the scalic system of that period. Fux used the modal system, and it should be restored.

The atmosphere of sixteenth-century music cannot be obtained without using the modes. Description: This is a comprehensive study of the development of counterpoint form the sixteenth century through the first half of the twentieth century.

Deriving the rules of counterpoint from the music itself, each chapter begins with a complete musical example followed by questions for class discussion. over more sixteenth- and eighteenth-century music, including in the eighteenth-century book a study of counterpoint in the classical period.

Such detailed and scholarly books, helpful though they are for the teacher and for graduate counterpoint classes, are often too overwhelming for even advanced undergraduate students. The teaching of Counterpoint has for centuries past been confined to the system called Academic Counterpoint, embodied in the Five Species, first organized by Fux in his Gradus ad Parnassum (published ).

The supposition by Fux that his system was based upon the contrapuntal practices of Palestrina cannot be maintained: the rigid adherence to a cantus firmus in even notes (already. Johann Joseph Fux (German: ; c. – 13 February ) was an Austrian composer, music theorist and pedagogue of the late Baroque era.

He is most famous as the author of Gradus ad Parnassum, a treatise on counterpoint, which has become the single most influential book on the Palestrinian style of Renaissance all modern courses on Renaissance counterpoint, a mainstay of. Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century There- fore the music which Vicentino discusses is different from that with which Tinctoris dealt.

Riemann naturally had to regard it so, because for him Bach polyphony was the voval acceptable basis for all study of counterpoint, and to this type of polyphony the work of Fux.

Study facts for music history exam flashcards from Madison W. on StudyBlue. the following compositional approach was characteristic of late 15th century counterpoint. the development of national and regional styles during the sixteenth century is largely due to.

BAIN MUSC Book Bibliography on WorldCat. Alvira, José Rodríguez. Teoria. A Practical Approach to Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint, Revised Edition. Long Grove: IL, Waveland Press. Counterpoint in Composition: The Study of Voice Leading. New York: Columbia University Press.

Schoenberg, Arnold, and Leonard Stein. The combination of multiple independent lines. The new counterpoint of the Renaissance was based on a preference for consonance, including thirds and sixths as well as perfect fifths and octaves. Parallel fifths and octaves were now forbidden.

The new counterpoint reflects the value musicians placed on beauty, order, and pleasing the senses.A study of sixteenth century counterpoint, based on the works of Orlando di Lasso Porter, Quincy Counterpoint MTP Tonal counterpoint in the style of the eighteenth century Krenek, Ernst Counterpoint MTK87 T6.

Twentieth century counterpoint: a guide for students Searle, Humphrey Counterpoint MTS The art of fugue.Gauldin has prepared a book which leads you carefully and methodically through counterpoint. The books assignments are its greatest assest. Because they often build on previous assignments, be sure not to skip any.

The lessons are aggressive, but easily followed during self-study.