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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Jeppesen’s early efforts at composition were poorly received and he turned away from composition inonly to resume after a fifteen-year hiatus. He passed the organist exam at the Royal Danish Conservatory of music in Jonathon Bock rated it liked it Jul 13, He begins by exploring the beginnings of contrapuntal theory from the ninth to the fourteenth centuries.
The result is an exceptionally useful resource, ideal for classroom use in teaching modal counterpoint. The Rise of Music in the Ancient World: Edited for Solo Keyboard by Carl Czerny.
Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century
Paperbackpages. He begins by exploring the beginnings of contrapuntal theory from the ninth to the fourteenth centuries. The Style of Palestrina and the Dissonance. David rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Sarah rated it liked it Feb 28, Musical Structure and Design.
Unlike many other texts, it maintains a careful balance between theoretical and practical problems, between historical and systematic methodology. Jan 27, Des Small added it.
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Aaron Cummings rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Knud Jeppesen 15 August in Copenhagen — 14 June in Risskov was a Danish musicologistcomposerand writer on the history of music. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
The section ends with illuminating coverage of notation, the ecclesiastical modes, melody, and harmony. Published March 27th by Dover Publications first published Bistra rated it liked it Nov 17, The result is an exceptionally useful resource, ideal for classroom use in teaching modal counterpoint.
Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century by Knud Jeppesen
His published writings mostly regard music by Italian and Danish composers from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Jeppesen engaged in much primary research — locating early manuscript and print copies of old scores and preparing editions with annotations and commentary.