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Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century (Dover Books on Music)

 
 
 
 
Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century (Dover Books on Music)
Author: Knud Jeppesen
ISBN 13: 9780486270364
ISBN 10: 48627036
Edition: Revised ed.
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 1992-03-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $17.95
 
 

First paperback edition of classic introductory text by world-renowned musicologist, authority on Palestrina. Unlike many texts, it maintains a careful balance between theoretical and practical problems, between historical and systematic methodology. History of contrapuntal theory, technical features, species exercises in two-, three- and four-part counterpoint; canon, motet, Mass, more. Many musical examples. New foreword by Alfred Mann.