ISBN-10:
1880157071
ISBN-13:
9781880157077
Pub. Date:
06/01/1994
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
An Introduction to Sixteenth Century Counterpoint and Palestrina's Musical Style / Edition 1

An Introduction to Sixteenth Century Counterpoint and Palestrina's Musical Style / Edition 1

by Robert StewartRobert Stewart
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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781880157077
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/01/1994
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 223
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

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