Sixteenth-century polyphony

a basis for the study of counterpoint
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Counterpoint., Music -- Theory -- 16th cen
Statementby Arthur Tillman Merritt.
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Furthermore, Jeppesen's repeated comments that 16th century polyphony is all based on line and not on chords is simply not true. 16th century counterpoint techniques stem from a conception of chords developed in the late 15th c., and several sixteenth century theorists deal with this in detail, Tomás de Santa Maria's account of a chordal Cited by: Sixteenth-Century Polyphony Hardcover – February 5, by Arthur Tillman Merritt (Author) See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press,© Sixteenth-Century Polyphony have naturally not reverted to the exact type of counterpoint used during the highest period of its development in the sixteenth century; but the point of view is strikingly similar, namely, that one must look very carefully to one’s strands of melody, and independence of rhythm is the thing that possibly.

European polyphony rose prior to, and during the period of the Western Schism. Avignon, the seat of the antipopes, was a vigorous center of secular music-making, much of which influenced sacred polyphony.

It was not merely polyphony that offended the medieval ears, but the notion of secular music merging with the sacred and making its way into the papal court.

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Read "Sixteenth Century Polyphony - A Basic For The Study Of Counterpoint" by Arthur Tillman Merritt available from Rakuten Kobo. Tillman Merritt graduated from the University of Missouri in and was the first recipient of a new degree, Bachel Brand: Read Books Ltd.

Piety and Polyphony in Sixteenth-Century Holland Book Description: The musical culture of the Low Countries in the early modern period was a flourishing one, apparent beyond the big cathedrals and monasteries, and reaching down to smaller parish churches.

She is the author of numerous essays and articles on 16th-century polyphony, and she is co-editor, with Bonnie Blackburn, of Eroticism in early modern music (Farnham, ).

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Her monograph, Women and music in sixteenth-century Ferrara, is forthcoming from Cambridge University @d by: 5. - Counterpoint: the Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century Dover Books on Music by Jeppesen, Knud. You Searched For: ISBN: Edit Your Search. Results (1 - 25) of Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Sixteenth Century Polyphony: A Basis for the Study of Counterpoint at the best online prices.

In the Middle Ages and during a part of more modern times, counterpoint meant quite simply the same as polyphony. Today, however, we think of counterpoint as one particular style among other polyphonic types.

Just as polyphony immediately suggests the contrasting idea, homophony, so the term counterpoint calls to mind the correlative concept Author: Knud Jeppesen. In vernacular texts of the sixteenth-century, polyphony is referred to as ‘choses faictes’ or ‘musique faite’ or simply as ‘musique’.

page 21 note 3 ‘Le Patrem ’, from the first word sung at the entry of the choir, is a usual term for the Creed. The result is an exceptionally useful resource, ideal for classroom use in teaching modal counterpoint. In Part One, Knud Jeppesen This classic introductory text focuses on the polyphonic vocal style perfected by Palestrina.4/5.

Piety and Polyphony in Sixteenth-Century Holland - The Choirbooks of St Peter`s Church, Leiden by Eric Jas,available at Book Author: Eric Jas. This book examines the music-making of four generations of princesses, noblewomen and nuns in Ferrara, as performers, creators, and patrons from a new perspective.

It rethinks the relationships between polyphony and song, sacred and secular, performer and composer, patron and musician, court and by: 1.

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Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t7tn2cz8f Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi. This book does not give an accurate account of 16th century polyphony, but a dumbed-down version suitable for feeding undergraduates as pablum.

That does not mean it is worthless, because the method it presents (species counterpoint) does have a good deal of value in terms of developing voice-leading technique, but really only for composers /5(31).

Read this book on Questia. As suggested by the title, Dr. Jeppesen Counterpoint is a textbook on the polyphonic vocal style of the sixteenth century. But it is no ordinary textbook, because it maintains an unusually happy balance between theoretical and practical problems, between historical and systematic methodology.

(Latin, 'high') In fifteenth- and sixteenth-century POLYPHONY, a part in a range between the TENOR and the SUPERIUS; originally CONTRATENOR ALTUS.

alto (from ALTUS) (1) Relatively low female voice, or high male voice. 13 Cori Spezzati in Composition and Sound David Bryant 14 The Frottola in the Veneto Giovanni Zanovello 15 Venetian Instrumental Music in the Sixteenth Century Eleanor Selfridge-Field 16 Language, Style, and Subgenre in Venetian-Language Polyphony Daniel Donnelly 17 Jewish Art Music in Late Sixteenth- and Early Seventeenth-Century Italy Don.

Sixteenth Century Polyphony - A Basic For The Study Of Counterpoint eBook: Merritt, Arthur Tillman: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Arthur Tillman Merritt. In November publisher Boydell & Brewer published Piety and Polyphony in Sixteenth-Century Choirbooks of St Peter’s Church, Leiden, a book by Dr Eric Jas ().

The musical culture of the Low Countries in the early modern period was a flourishing one, apparent beyond the big cathedrals and monasteries, and reaching down to smaller parish. Buy the Sixteenth Century Polyphony - A Basic For The Study Of Counterpoint ebook.

This acclaimed book by Arthur Tillman Merritt is available at in. In writing a foreword to the English translation of La Polifonía Clásica by P. Samuel Rubio, O.S.A., acknowledgement must be made of the author’s eminence in the field of Renaissance musical scholarship. Students of sixteenth-century polyphony have reason to be grateful both for scholarly articles such as have appeared in “La Ciudad de Dios” and for his editing of such collections as.

This book does not give an accurate account of 16th century polyphony, but a dumbed-down version suitable for feeding undergraduates as pablum. That does not mean it is worthless, because the method it presents (species counterpoint) does have a good deal of value in terms of developing voice-leading technique, but really only for composers /5(34).

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Full text of "Counterpoint: the polyphonic vocal style of the sixteenth century;" See other formats.Learn sixteenth century venetian with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of sixteenth century venetian flashcards on Quizlet.This volume explores the expressive power of sixteenth-century vocal polyphony, giving special emphasis to the development of aural familiarity with the style.

Every element of sixteenth-century counterpoint is defined, described, and liberally illustrated, included for analysis and singing are complete compositions and movements by Palestrina.