An Introduction to Sixteenth Century Counterpoint and Palestrina's Musical Style by Robert StewartAn Introduction to Sixteenth Century Counterpoint and Palestrina's Musical Style by Robert Stewart

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

byRobert Stewart

Paperback | January 1, 1994

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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.
Title:An Introduction to Sixteenth Century Counterpoint and Palestrina's Musical StyleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:223 pages, 11.08 × 8.53 × 0.71 inPublished:January 1, 1994Publisher:Scarecrow Press

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ISBN - 10:1880157071

ISBN - 13:9781880157077

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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