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.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.53(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.71(d)|
Table of 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