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Counterpoint.

Ellis, Mark

Counterpoint.

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Published by Nelson in Walton-on-Thames .
Written in English


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Statementby Mark Ellis and Printha Ellis.
ContributionsEllis, Printha.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13859792M


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Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Sophie's World and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Synopsis Kenneth Duva Burke () was an American literary theorist, poet, essayist, and novelist, who wrote on 20th-century philosophy, aesthetics, criticism, and rhetorical theory.

Book reviews ★ Counterpoint Philip Kennicott Review by Kelly Blewett. Febru When his mother was dying, critic Philip Kennicott drew comfort from repeatedly listening to Bach’s “Chaconne,” a violin solo. The “condensed and obsessive” feeling of the Chaconne complemented his feelings of fear and claustrophobia.

After his. Throughout the book, exercises are provided that call for the writing of music and that are intended to clarify the principles under discussion.

Walter Piston, one of America's outstanding composers, created for this book an approach to the study of counterpoint that is stimulating and helpful to an understanding of the music of all times. Summary 1st species: note against note 2nd species: 2 notes against 1 3rd species: 4 (or 3 notes, in ¾ time) against 1 4th species: note against note, but syncopated (suspensions) 5th species: florid counterpoint (varied rhythms, see below) Note that repeated notes are not used in species counterpoint, with one minor exception in 5th species.

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"a deeply serious and often affecting book" Writing about music is a difficult thing, saying in words that which words can never say. Reliance on musicological vocabulary can alienate some readers; dogged explanation of technical terms can irritate : Philip Kennicott.

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Unsettled by the death of his mother, the author was drawn to Bach’s Goldberg Variations, especially Glenn Gould’s recording, an emotional, aggressive interpretation, “clarifying as with colored light the Author: Philip Kennicott.

This book is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in counterpoint. Our department’s belief is that counterpoint is something that should be part of our every-day music making. It is a way to hear music. It is way to understand music. UMass is unique among music programs in that we teach counterpoint in the first semesterFile Size: 1MB.

Define counterpoint. counterpoint synonyms, counterpoint pronunciation, counterpoint translation, English dictionary definition of counterpoint. Music a. Melodic material that is added above or below an existing melody. The technique of combining two or. Counterpoint is a textbook for use as a stand-alone text in a course on species counterpoint or as a supplementary text for standard college-level courses in music theory.

It is based on Heinrich Schenker's () two-volume study of counterpoint. It is intended to help all students of theory or composition to improve their musicianship by examining the voice-leading that 1/5(2).

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It includes a comprehensive set of blank staves associated with each of the six cantus rmi that Aloysius, the master teacher, o ers young Size: KB. The purpose of this work is to supply the need in the Oberlin Conservatory of Music of a text-book on Simple Counterpoint containing a definite assignment of lessons, and affording more practice than usual in combining species.

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