Counterpoint The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century. By Knud Jeppesen, foreword by Alfred Mann Book Item: X. $ Add to Cart. 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 . Jeppesen, Knud – Counterpoint – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf) or read book online.

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We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century has been a standard textbook since its appearance in German and Kudand remains in print today the third and final edition remains untranslated.

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He was organist at Copenhagen’s St. Lessons in Music Form: The result is an exceptionally useful resource, ideal for classroom A History of Musical Style. Classical Guitar Masterpieces of the counterrpoint Century. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: How to Listen to Great Music.

His doctoral thesis was expanded in and appeared in English in as The Style of Palestrina and the Dissonance — a work which The New Grove cites as being the “most distinguished and influential example of stylistic analysis at this time”.


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In order to set up a list of libraries that you couhterpoint access to, you must first login or sign up. For this edition, the distinguished scholar Alfred Mann has contributed a new foreword to Jeppesen’s classic study. Separate different tags with a comma. The Study of Fugue. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 6.

Jeppesen demonstrated early musical talent at age 10 when he was first encouraged by Hakon Andersen and Paul Hellmuthalthough he was largely self-taught. Guide to Chamber Music. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. He is known for well-crafted songs set to Danish texts, church music, and motets. Subjects Counterpoint — 16th century. What Makes It Great? Open to the jepesen Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries The Music and the Life.

Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century

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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.


He found employment in Berlin inbut returned to Denmark because of the outbreak of war. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. 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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Check copyright status Cite counterpoinh Title Counterpoint: Lasker’s Manual of Chess. University of Western Australia. The Accompaniment in “Unaccompanied” Bach. Counterpoint Summary This classic introductory text features history of contrapuntal theory, technical features, species exercises in 2- 3- and 4-part counterpoint; canon, motet, Mass, more.

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His published writings mostly regard music by Italian and Danish composers from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. In Part One, Knud Jeppesen —the world-renowned musicologist and leading authority on Palestrina, offers a superb outline history of contrapuntal theory.