The third species in two part counterpoint has 4 notes in the added part to each note in the CF. This creates. Strong beat (first quarter); Relatively accented beat. Counterpoint in Composition. The Study of Voice Leading. Felix Salzer. Columbia University Press. Counterpoint in Composition. Google Preview. Pub Date. Counterpoint in Composition has 39 ratings and 4 reviews. Denton Peter said: Counterpoint in Composition: The Study of Voice Leading by. Felix Salzer.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The Study of Ccounterpoint Leading. Maximum interval between parts should be a tenth.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The point about the authors’ prose style that one reviewer made is very well taken.

Dissonance is ruled out here.

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

Rare exceptions of going beyond 2 octaves at climax is possible. The Complete Musician 2 ed. In other words, their tone is not exactly encouraging- compared to ‘The Student’, your early efforts are bound to feel pretty clumsy at least mine were. Spacing between voices The spacing between outer voices will range between a counterpoiht, and a maximum of 2 octaves.


Heather rated it really liked it May 24, Each is in the Dorian mode. Some examples of related compositional techniques include: The Techniques of Prolonged Counterpoint 6. Lastly a double passing tone allows two dissonant passing tones in a row.

Notes in all parts are sounded simultaneously, and move against each other simultaneously.

They are not chord successions based on harmonic function. When three voices sound together, chords result. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The spacing ckunterpoint outer voices will range between a fifth, and a maximum of 2 octaves.

The Techniques of Elementary Counterpoint 1. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The more stable a consonance, the more care should be exercised in its usage. A “skip” is an interval of a third or fourth. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Stefano rated it really liked it Mar 31, Less than a fifth unison is possible at start and end. Dissonant Counterpoint, Henry Salaer, and the network countrpoint ultra-modern composers Archived at the Wayback Machine.


No more than two consecutive first quarters can have consecutive fifths or octaves. Leaps of a 3rd A 3rd can always substitute for stepwise motion.

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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The combination of these melodies produced the basic harmonic structure; the figured bass. The spacing between middle and upper should rarely exceed an octave.

To me it is overly pompous and inflated, and many of their points could be made in far fewer words. This type of leaping passing note occurs frequently in composition.

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