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.... praise, and the final section is focused around a G minor chord in contrast to the G major referring to the preceding heavenly beings. ... It is in three sections, the first a solemn invitation to praise the Lord, concluding with a plagal cadence on G. The second section, ... -f a€” f agt;a€c t c agt; 2 a€” *5 ^- t =r H a€” -f B-f AlrAp a€” 3 i Ja€” a€” ^ ft ^

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


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