Counterpoint in Composition: The Study of Voice Leading

Stanley persky, city University of New York Columbia University Press.


The Norton Manual of Music Notation

For each element, where appropriate, a model, a model is given and, simple drills provided. In part ii, the elements are combined and the student is introduced to considerations of spacing, clef, changes of meter, and key as well as the notation of syncopation and irregular divisions of the beat. Part iii delineates scoring practices ranging from notating two lines of music on one staff to discussions of transposing instruments, orchestral score layouts, and the extraction of instrumental parts.

The author provides an appendix designed for those who wish to achieve more professional results; copying tools, materials, and techniques, as well as popular-music notation are described in detail. George heussenstamm is a frequently-performed composer who has prepared his own scores for years. At the same time, it serves as an indispensable reference to a wide variety of notational conventions.

Part i deals with elements of notation, arranged in the order they are found in printed music, i. E. Time signatures, followed by key signatures, clefs, etc. It provides the music student with an essential tool for learning to put notes down on paper with clarity and speed. The norton manual of music Notation is designed to serve as a practical guide to music handwriting and music-writing procedures.

The present book is the practical result of his experience as a teacher and professional copyist.


The Study of Counterpoint: From Johann Joseph Fux's Gradus Ad Parnassum

For its distinction as a classic and its undiminished usefulness for the modern student it is a privilege to offer this fine translation in the Norton Library. Bach held it in high esteem, haydn worked out every lesson with meticulous care, Leopold Mozart trained his famous son from its pages, and Beethoven condensed it into an abstract for ready reference.

. An impressive list of nineteenth-century composers subscribed to its second edition, and in more recent times Paul Hindemith said, "Perhaps the craft of composition would really have fallen into decline if Fux's Gradus had not set up a standard. Originally written in latin, steps to Parnassus was translated into the principal European languages, but the only English version was a free paraphrase published in 1886.

The essence of the most celebrated book on counterpoint, Fux's Gradus ad Parnassum. The present translation by alfred Mann is therefore the first faithful rendering in English from the original Latin and presents the essence of Fux's teachings. The most celebrated book on counterpoint is Fux's great theoretical work Gradus ad Parnassum.

Since its appearance in 1725, it has been used by and has directly influenced the work of many of the greatest composers. J. S.


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Written by a pupil of the late Heinrich Schenker, this outstanding work is the most thorough exposition in English of Schenker's work. In theory he was the first to define these organic forces of the musical language, particularly the tonal functions and relationships which form both the generative and cohesive forces of great music.

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The fourth edition now includes a chapter introducing species counterpoint and integrates that material into the rest of the text. Excellent Quality. Great Gift Idea. Satisfaction Ensured. Produced with the highest grade materials. Additional features "points for review" at the end of each unit before the exercises offer brief, consecutively numbered summations of the key concepts covered in that unit.

I, fourth edition workbook: Harmony & Voice Leading, Vol. Each unit includes 10 to 40 musical examples--brief excerpts that illustrate the specific harmonic and voice-leading techniques discussed at that point. The text and musical examples have been thoroughly revised for increased clarity and accessibility.

The musical examples are drawn primarily from masterpieces of concert repertoire, but a few abstract pieces composed by the authors are also included. A new instructor's companion site will include "Guidelines for Instructors, " an instructor's manual written by Allen Cadwallader. A new chapter introduces species counterpoint, and the text integrates this material into subsequent units.

Important points are summarized in boxes as needed throughout each unit to help students check the progress of their learning. Clearer visual presentation, increased clarity and consistency of terminology and symbols, and more guidance in the exercises increase the text's effectiveness. A new premium web site for students will provide interactive, guided exercises for new material covered in each unit.




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While a limited understanding of contrapuntal elements may be gained through analysis alone, these elements are grasped in a more intimate way through the actual writing of contrapuntal examples. Also, by linking the study of counterpoint to music of a specific period, the text provides a clear model for students to emulate and a definite basis for the criticism of student work.

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It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions--linear and harmonic--at an early stage. A comprehensive volume spanning the entire theory course, HARMONY AND VOICE LEADING begins with coverage of basic concepts of theory and harmony, and moves into coverage of advanced dissonance and chromaticism.

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