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 . Counterpoint The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century. By Knud Jeppesen, foreword by Alfred Mann Book Item: X. $ Add to Cart. Counterpoint has 52 ratings and 5 reviews. Clayton said: Nice account of Renaissance counterpoint, but also the version I read is a prime by. Knud Jeppesen.
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Unlike many other texts, it maintains a careful balance between theoretical and practical problems, between historical and systematic methodology.
The section ends with illuminating coverage of notation, the ecclesiastical modes, melody, and harmony. The Style of Palestrina and the Dissonance.
His style incorporates his knowledge of early counterpoint but also the style of late Viennese romantics including Gustav Mahlerto whom he was introduced by Guido Adler. Account Options Sign in. This classic introductory text focuses on the polyphonic vocal counterplint perfected by Palestrina.
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Miye McCullough rated it really liked it Feb 12, Unlike many other texts, it maintains a careful balance between theoretical and practical problems, between historical and systematic methodology. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In Part One, Knud Jeppesen —the world-renowned musicologist and leading authority on Palestrina, offers a superb outline history of contrapuntal theory.
He begins by exploring the beginnings of contrapuntal theory from the ninth to the fourteenth centuries. Retrieved 31 July Rebecca rated it really liked it Jun 25, Views Read Edit View history. For this edition, the distinguished scholar Alfred Mann has contributed a new foreword to Jeppesen’s classic study. This is followed by separate discussions of each succeeding century, the styles of Palestrina and Bach, the “Palestrina Movement” after Fux, and more.
Among his accomplishments were the discovery of ten previously unknown masses by Palestrina in Owing to Hammerich’s retirement, there was nobody on the faculty counterpiont the university to examine Jeppesen’s work; therefore, he submitted his dissertation to the University of Vienna, where it was reviewed by Guido Adler and Jeppesen was awarded a doctorate in The Rise of Music in counterpoitn Ancient World: No trivia or quizzes yet.
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Other editions – View all Counterpoint: He found employment in Berlin inbut returned to Denmark because of the outbreak of war. From to Jeppesen was Nielsen’s closest associate, and Jeppesen wrote several important articles about that composer.
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His published writings mostly regard music by Italian and Danish composers from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.