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Examples in strict counterpoint (old and new)

Gordon Saunders

Examples in strict counterpoint (old and new)

by Gordon Saunders

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Published by Novello, H.W. Gray Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Counterpoint

  • Edition Notes

    Gift of anonymous donor.

    Statementby Gordon Saunders.
    SeriesNovello"s music primers and educational series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13633867M
    OCLC/WorldCa21802160

    The basis of counterpoint (point against point) is melody. Harmony is evident in counterpoint which, I suppose, is what is causing the confusion. A theory professor once told me that Harmony is a byproduct of the rules of counterpoint being used properly. Counterpoint changed from renaissance to baroque in some significant ways. Strict conditions definition: A condition is something which must happen or be done in order for something else to be | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

    This book covers counterpoint in the style of Johann Sebastian Bach. If you want to learn how to write polyphonic pieces in this style of music, this is the book. Important: It does not cover the strict vocal 17th - century - counterpoint. That style is better learned through : Gradus ad Parnassum/5(22). These forms are usually seen as very strict, but Kennan discusses exceptions (usually by Bach) giving an appropriate sense of the degree of fluidity these techniques had in practice. He depends more on examples than words to provide This is a solid introduction to 18th century counterpoint (i.e. there is no discussion of 16th century counterpoint)/5.

    Strict definition: A strict rule or order is very clear and precise or severe and must always be obeyed | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Composing a cantus firmus. Exercises in strict voice-leading, or species counterpoint, begin with a single, well formed musical line called the cantus firmus (fixed voice, or fixed melody; pl. cantus firmus composition gives us the opportunity to engage the .


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No modulations have been introduced in the examples of Strict Counterpoint, because, though not forbidden/5(3). Also, 'strict' and 'free', in this case, simply refer to 'species' and 'not species' counterpoint; you learn to write in the strict 'style', first, and, so, are then equipped to write counterpoint with mixed note values, chromatic passing tones, chords of the seventh, &c., according to taste and/or style, once you've understood the 'aim' of.

Full text of "Counterpoint simplified: a text-book in simple strict counterpoint" Cornell University Library MT Y61 Counterpoint simplified:a text-book in 3 The original of this book is in the Cornell University Library.

There are no known copyright restrictions in the United States on the use of the text. florid counterpoint in 2 voices, over a cantus also in florid style 7. mixed species 8. florid counterpoint in 3 voices, over a cantus also in florid style Pedagogical constraints for strict counterpoint N.B.: These constraints apply only to strict counterpoint; they will gradually be File Size: 4MB.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. A Text-book in Simple Strict Counterpoint Item Preview remove-circle examples, and help. No_Favorite. share. flag. In short, this book is more about the "why" of counterpoint than the "what".

The pedagogy of counterpoint The pedagogy of counterpoint is often a confused mixture of style and method. Most approaches limit themselves more or less closely to one style, and make some attempt at graduated exercises, often derived from the species method of Size: KB.

A collection of examples in counterpoint. The studies are grouped in two Sets, and are so arranged that the different books in which they are contained may be taken in consecutive order, but pupils who are already further advanced than the elementary stage represented by Set I, may commence at once with Set II, which will be found to be complete in itself, and to illustrate all the essential.

The purpose of this work is to supply the need in the Oberlin Conservatory of Music of a text-book on Simple Counterpoint containing a definite assignment of lessons, and affording more practice than usual in combining species.

It is a treatise on strict counterpoint, but strict in a limited sense only. The first species of counterpoint is the most simple, being that of one note placed against one note (that is, if the cantus fimus is quarter notes, the counterpoint will also be in quarter notes). There are two ultimate rules of counterpoint that should be observed in first species counterpoint and are almost never broken in any counterpoint with two voices.

OCLC Number: Description: xiv,[1] pages: music ; 22 cm. Contents: 1. Introduction: Meaning of the word counterpoint ; How it differs from harmony ; Simple and double counterpoint ; Triple and quadruple counterpoint ; Strict counterpoint ; Free counterpoint ; The use of the study of counterpoint ; Open score ; The C clefs ; The compass of the voices 2.

Great question. The answer is: “kind of, sometimes but not really”. Strict counterpoint comprehends a wide set of generic rules and it’s used for didactic purposes and as a preamble for the study of counterpoint as it’s used in music from the earl. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bush, Alan, Strict counterpoint in Palestrina style.

London, J. Williams [] (OCoLC) Some counterpoint "rules" may be useful to you; others less so. The very use of the term counterpoint (as opposed to "harmony" or "chord progressions") implies an emphasis on independent polyphonic lines, however.

So, if someone wants to write true counterpoint, it would likely do them well to pay attention to some of these principles. As noted. Buy Examples in Strict Counterpoint By Gordon Saunders, in Acceptable condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery.

ISBN:Author: Gordon Saunders. The present book is an exposition, of the utmost comprehensiveness, of convertible counterpoint in the strict style. In using it as a textbook the teacher should.

Has anyone read this. Understood it. I am always interested in books by notable composers, but. Counterpoint – Introduction & First Species Counterpoint is the art of combining musical lines so that they sound good together and yet retain a certain independence.

It is an extremely valuable skill for a musician to study – historical evidence shows that Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven allFile Size: KB. Counterpoint (Kontrapunkt in the original German) is the second volume of Heinrich Schenker's New Musical Theories and Fantasies (the first is Harmony and the third is Free Composition).It is divided into two "Books", the first published inand the second in The subject matter of the work is species I is concerned with the construction of the cantus firmus and the.

22 First-species Counterpoint. Kris Shaffer and Mark Gotham. Counterpoint is the mediation of two or more musical lines into a meaningful and pleasing first-species counterpoint, we not only write a smooth melody that has its own integrity of shape, variety, and goal-directed motion, but we also write a second melody that contains these traits.

This informative book teaches writing and understanding Baroque counterpoint. Unique in approach, Baroque Counterpoint uses extensive quotations and examples from contemporaneous treatises; the authors explain the principles underlying the compositional techniques of the period, introducing readers to the widest range of composers of any of the books on the market today.The book that I suggested is basically based in eighteenth century counterpoint — so, mostly in the style of Bach, which is very applicable to any direction that you choose to take.

Also, I would highly recommend that you work through examples in the Kennan workbook alongside your study of the text.49+1 sentence examples: 1. The viola is exactly in counterpoint to the first violin. 2. This work is in austere counterpoint to that of Gaudi. 3. Hunt's laconic expertise provided a perfect counterpoint to Walker's high-octane delivery.

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