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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The section ends with illuminating coverage of notation, the ecclesiastical modes, melody, and harmony. David rated it it was amazing Mar 03, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Unlike many other texts, it maintains a careful balance between theoretical and practical problems, between historical and ckunterpoint methodology.
Jeppesen demonstrated early musical talent at age 10 when he was first encouraged by Hakon Andersen and Paul Hellmuthalthough he was largely self-taught. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century
He begins by exploring the beginnings of contrapuntal theory from the ninth to the fourteenth centuries. Inhe was appointed to the new post of professor of musicology at Aarhus Universitywhere he founded in an Institute of Musicology which he directed until Dover Publications- Music – pages. The result is an exceptionally useful resource, ideal for classroom use in teaching modal counterpoint. This is followed by separate discussions of each succeeding century, the styles of Palestrina and Bach, the “Palestrina Movement” after Fux, and more.
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Mar 26, Richard Pohl rated it really liked it. Carol rated it liked it Apr 06, Alfred Mann Foreword by. The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century has been a standard textbook since its appearance in Counterpoitn and Englishand remains in print today the third and final edition remains untranslated. Throughout, the text is generously supplied with musical examples exercises, solutions, and illustrations, including many by the great composers.
He is known for well-crafted songs set to Danish texts, church music, and motets. Marcie rated it really liked it Jan 16, Owing to Hammerich’s retirement, there was nobody on the faculty of 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 To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century by Knud Jeppesen
Unlike many other texts, it maintains a careful balance between theoretical and practical problems, between historical and systematic methodology. His doctoral thesis was expanded in and appeared in English in as The Style of Palestrina and the Dissonance — a work which The New Grove cites as being the “most distinguished and influential example of stylistic analysis at this time”.
Return to Book Page. He passed the organist exam at the Royal Danish Conservatory of music in Following his retirement inJeppesen resided in Italy, enabling him to make several discoveries in Italian libraries culminating in his magnum opus, La frottola —70a detailed study and bibliography ieppesen frottolethe leading genre of Italian popular, secular songs in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth century.
counyerpoint In Part One, Knud Jeppesen 18 This classic introductory text focuses on the polyphonic vocal style perfected by Palestrina. Product Description Product Details This classic introductory text focuses on the polyphonic vocal style perfected by Palestrina. 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.
Anthony Hendrickson rated it it was amazing Jun 19, Now available in paperback for the first time, it will be welcomed by musicians, composers, theorists, musicologists any student of counterpoint and the Western musical tradition.
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I’m shelving this under “Oh wait I have to know the alto and tenor clefs? The Study of Fugue.