By Robert Gauldin

ISBN-10: 0881338524

ISBN-13: 9780881338522

ISBN-10: 1478604719

ISBN-13: 9781478604716

sensible paintings in writing counterpoint! Gauldin emphasizes the purchase of writing talents within the contrapuntal self-discipline and the simulation of sixteenth-century sacred polyphonic idioms during this quantity. the writer follows a didactic approach to a “non-species or direct” process. whereas no past contrapuntal education is important to soak up this fabric, a few acquaintance with Baroque polyphonic terminology proves worthy. Key positive factors contain: musical examples illustrating particular units are taken from musical literature or composed by means of the writer; demonstrates the opportunity of utilising a unmarried given pitch sequence in the contexts of other compositional strategies; contains a selection of whole or excerpted routine drawn from musical literature on the end of every significant textual department; emphasizes Palestrina and the Counter-Reformation sacred sort; discusses numerous compositional methods of the past due Renaissance, together with paraphrase, cantus firmus, conventional type, parody, polychoral strategy, and chromaticism.

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