Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century

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Dover Publications, 1939 - Music - 302 pages
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This classic introductory text focuses on the polyphonic vocal style perfected by Palestrina. Unlike many other texts, it maintains a careful balance between theoretical and practical problems, between historical and systematic methodology. The result is an exceptionally useful resource, ideal for classroom use in teaching modal counterpoint.

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i'm still reading this. this here is my particular musical passion. only recommended for aspiring composers, like myself. Read full review

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