A Manual of Sixteenth-century Contrapuntal Style

A Manual of Sixteenth-century Contrapuntal Style

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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 by Palestrina, Lasso, Victoria, Byrd, Morales, and Joaquin.The final note of a composition must be no shorter than a breve. 3. Note values of equal length may be tied to each other. 4. Note values may be tied to half their value, the larger note first, except at the end of a phrase or at a final cadenceanbsp;...

Title:A Manual of Sixteenth-century Contrapuntal Style
Author:Charlotte Smith
Publisher:University of Delaware Press - 1989-01-01


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