Felix Salzer – Counterpoint in Composition (the Study of Voice Leading) – Ebook download as PDF File .pdf) or view presentation slides online. COUNTERPOINT IN COMPOSITION by Felix Salzer and Carl Schachter. McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, NEW YORK, , p. REVIEWER. The late Felix Salzer was a Professor at Queens College, City University of New York, and the author of Structural Hearing. Carl Schachter is a Professor at.

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The Study of Voice Leading. This book is excellent and thorough, covering counterpoint not only as a theoretical grounding for later harmonic theory, but also examining its use in large-scale composition.

Schachrer important work for my composer and singer son.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Stefano rated it really liked it Mar 31, The Techniques of Prolonged Counterpoint 6.

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Some procedures are flatly forbidden that more relaxed authors — sslzer Jeppesen — excuse in instances where fudging the rules produces a beautiful voice leading. I like the organization of it.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Haley rated it countrepoint liked it Jan 04, July 15, Sold by: I agree with the reviewer who pointed out that the authors are not always consistent with earlier books with respect to the rules of species counterpoint. Combination of Two Second Species 2. Ouzer rated it it was amazing Apr 26, Lists with This Book.


But don’t let the authors’ prose style make you feel inferior, like a lowly worm who, no matter how hard he or she tries, can never achieve results worthy of the masters. Includes for me very unusual techniques and views still based on the classical “Fuxian” counterpoint, but taking it in unexpected direction “prolonged counterpoint”.

Schachter assembled it to show the connections between the simple procedures of species counterpoint and the complexities of composition, an approach to sapzer deriving from coposition work of Heinrich Cuonterpoint. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Harmonic Influences on Voice Leading. Jake Savransky rated it it was amazing Jan 09, Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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Counterpoint in Composition : The Study of Voice Leading

For example, I think that part of the reason they don’t allow voice crossing in the species exercises is that part crossing is a “pure” contrapuntal technique that would severely weaken the polarity or independence between the two voices, and make cloudy the connection they seek to establish between the species approach and the techniques of prolonged countepoint aka “real” music they discuss later in the book. Greg rated it liked it May 14, Want to Read saving….

I have no problem with that. Bistra rated it really liked it Nov 17, Three Notes against One 4. This is the go to book for most first year music programs. However, it must be said that in most cases they point this out and supply a reason for their departure from tradition.


Chromaticism Contrapuntal Leadingtone Chords Tao Chen rated it really liked it Jun 14, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In schachfer words, their tone is not exactly encouraging- compared to ‘The Student’, your early efforts are bound to feel pretty clumsy at least mine were.

Tonal Counterpoint for the 21st-Century Musician: I’m sure lots of people have been in this situation: I am going through the book myself–a review said any musician should be able to do so.

Counterpoint in Composition: The Study of Voice Leading by Felix Salzer

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Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Two-part Counterpoint, First Species 3. Shopbop Designer Fashion On. Came on time and well packaged. Back cover copy ‘Counterpoint in Composition’ began life not as a book, but as a collection of examples from the literature. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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