A Treatise on Counterpoint and Fugue

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Novello, Ewer and Company, 1854 - Counterpoint - 128 pages
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Page 5 - The admirable Treatise on Counterpoint and Fugue is, in fact, the result of Cherubini's experience as to what was necessary for teaching counterpoint to the pupils of the Conservatoire for nearly a quarter of a century ; and the examples are models of that perfection of style which distinguishes the productions of the ancient Italian masters.
Page 4 - This work is adopted for the instruction of the Classes at the Conservatoire, Paris, and of those at the Royal Academy of Music, London. There has been added a Memoir of Cherubini, chiefly compiled from Mons.
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