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Counterpoint in Composition : The Study of Voice Leading - Felix Salzer

Counterpoint in Composition

The Study of Voice Leading

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Published: 30th August 1989
For Ages: 22+ years old
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-- Stanley Persky, City University of New York

This book may become the most important music theory book for the next few generations of theorists, composers and performers.

Introduction
The Techniques of Elementary Counterpoint
Cantus Firmus and First Species
Cantus Firmus
Two-part Counterpoint, First Species
Three-part Counterpoint, First Species
Second Species
Two-part Counterpoint
Three-point Counterpoint
Third Species
Two-part Counterpoint
Three-part Counterpoint
Three Notes against One
Fourth Species
Two-part Counterpoint
Three-part Counterpoint
Fifth Species
Two-part Counterpoint
Three-part Counterpoint
The Techniques of Prolonged Counterpoint
Counterpoint in Composition, I
The Direct Application of Species Counterpoint
Two Major Influences on Contrapuntal Texture
Counterpoint in Composition, II
Melodic-contrapuntal Prolongations
Counterpoint within Prolonged Chords
The Evolution of Dissonance
Repetition and Articulation
Harmonic Influences on Voice Leading
Chromaticism; Contrapuntal Leading-tone Chords
Octaves and Fifths
The Chorale
The Elements of Chorale Writing
Setting a Single Phrase
Setting Groups of Two or More Phrases
The Complete Chorale
Combined Species
Combination of Two Second Species
Combination of Second and Third Species
Combination of Second and Fourth Species
Combination of Third and Fourth Species
Combination of Two Fifth Species
Progressions from Combined Species in Composition
Voice-Leading Techniques in Historical Perspective (ca. 1450-ca. 1900)
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ISBN: 9780231070393
ISBN-10: 023107039X
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 477
Published: 30th August 1989
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.7 x 25.4  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.88