KNUD JEPPESEN COUNTERPOINT PDF

Knud Jeppesen was a Danish musicologist, composer, and writer on the history of music. His work Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century has been a standard textbook since its appearance in German . Counterpoint The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century. By Knud Jeppesen, foreword by Alfred Mann Book Item: X. $ Add to Cart. Counterpoint has 52 ratings and 5 reviews. Clayton said: Nice account of Renaissance counterpoint, but also the version I read is a prime by. Knud Jeppesen.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Counterpoint by Knud Jeppesen. Alfred Mann Foreword by. 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 jeppfsen teaching modal counterpoint.

In Part One, Knud Jeppesen 18 This classic introductory text focuses on the polyphonic vocal style perfected by Palestrina.

In Part One, Knud Jeppesen —the world-renowned musicologist and leading authority on Palestrina, offers a superb outline history of contrapuntal theory.

He begins by exploring the beginnings of contrapuntal theory from the ninth to the fourteenth centuries. This is followed by separate discussions of each succeeding century, the styles of Palestrina and Bach, the “Palestrina Movement” after Fux, and more.

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The section ends with illuminating coverage of notation, the ecclesiastical modes, melody, and harmony. The second part of the book contains an extended treatment of “species” counterpoint in two, three, and four parts, as well as counterpoint in more than four parts, and specific discussions of the canon, the motet, and the Mass.

Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century

For this edition, the distinguished scholar Alfred Mann has contributed a new foreword to Jeppesen’s classic study. Paperbackpages. Published March 27th by Dover Publications first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century

Nice account of Renaissance counterpoint, but also the version I read is a prime example of why the most literal translation counterpkint not necessarily the best. A workbook should not be phrased mostly in the passive voice. Jan 27, Des Small added it. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. I’m shelving this under “Oh wait I have to know the alto and tenor clefs?

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