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The Art of Counterpoint

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Publisher Comments:

Zarlino's , published in 1558, is one of the most influential music treatises of all time. To his contemporaries it revealed the secrets of composition he had learned from Adrian Willaert, who brought to Italy the polyphonic art of the Netherlands. To the modern scholar Zarlino's treatise illumines the compositional technique of the golden age of vocal polyphony. The essence of this art is contained in Part III, "The Art of Counterpoint," which is here translated into English for the first time.

Synopsis:

"Translated by Professors Marco and Palisca in an exemplary manner, [Part III concerns] the materials and methods of composition . . . for voices. . . . [The] eighty chapters [are] arranged in a logical progression of intricacy, beginning with the materials of counterpoint, intervals, rules of consonance and dissonance, and proceeding finally . . . to a discussion of chromaticisim and its faults." --

About the Author

Claude V. Palisca, late professor of music at Yale University, began his collaboration on A History of Western Music with the Third Edition. Among his many publications are a history of Baroque music and a collection of scholarly essays on Italian Renaissance music.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393008333
Author:
Zarlino, Gioseffo
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Translator:
Marco, Guy A.
Translator:
Palisca, Claude V.
Author:
Palisca, Claude V.
Author:
Marco, Guy A.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Counterpoint
Subject:
Counterpoint -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Songbooks - General
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Theory
Subject:
Printed Music - General
Subject:
Music - General
Subject:
Theory
Copyright:
Series Volume:
N833
Publication Date:
November 1976
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.01x5.01x.70 in. .70 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Composition
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Counterpoint
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Theory
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Theory and Composition
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"Synopsis" by , "Translated by Professors Marco and Palisca in an exemplary manner, [Part III concerns] the materials and methods of composition . . . for voices. . . . [The] eighty chapters [are] arranged in a logical progression of intricacy, beginning with the materials of counterpoint, intervals, rules of consonance and dissonance, and proceeding finally . . . to a discussion of chromaticisim and its faults." --
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