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Counterpoint has ratings and 6 reviews. Genni said: This is a solid introduction to 18th century counterpoint (i.e. there is no discussion of 16th ce. Counterpoint, 4th Edition. Kent Kennan, (Retired), University of Texas at Austin. © |Pearson | Available . Counterpoint, 3rd Edition. Kennan. © Cloth. Some of them, such as Kent Kennan’s Counterpoint, seem to fall on the more general side, giving looser guidance, and generally relying on a.

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Username Password Forgot your username or password? Description Designed for courses in beginning and advanced counterpoint, this established text introduces the contrapuntal style of 17th and 18th century music through analysis and writing.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. They are not conducive to the informative atmosphere we’d like to maintain here. Account Options Sign in. Did the same thing with a bunch of other popular college counterpoint texts, like Gauldin’s 18th century counterpoint book; got it in an early 80’s hardback form for a few bucks.

I did marketing for a sociology textbook publishing company. The exercises are nothing special. Kennan composed his last major work in at the age of 43 and largely abandoned composition, writing only occasional small pieces and devoting himself to teaching and educational writing. I’m sure the newer edition has things this doesn’t, but I like this one just fine.


Robert rated it it was ok May 08, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student counterpoiht.

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The publishing company lives to breathe another day. At ciunterpoint age of 23, he was awarded the Prix de Rome, which allowed him to study for three conuterpoint in Europe, primarily at the American Academ Kent Kennan was an American composer, author, educator, and professor.

I don’t know why, but I always felt this book came up short. Ali Zafari rated it really liked it Dec 05, Great book, I’d recommend to study it along with Gauldin to make some points more clear Also, by linking the study of counterpoint to music of a specific period, the text provides a clear model for students to emulate and a definite basis for the criticism of student work.

Designed for courses in Music, this established text introduces the contrapuntal style of 17th and 18th century music through analysis and writing. The Single Melodic Line. I can’t remember exactly how much it was, but it was A LOT. If you need this for counetrpoint class, kindly inform your instructor that Pearson hasn’t printed it for 20 years and they should either make the resource available or use another book.


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I feel your pain. Davi rated it really liked it Mar 20, counterppoint Principles of Two-Voice Counterpoint. Everyone wants to cash in on the college kid, who often kennqn not is too uninformed to know there are any other options and that his or her new degree is likely not worth what it would have been 20 years ago.

While a limited understanding of contrapuntal elements may be gained through analysis alone, these elements are grasped in a more intimate way through the actual writing of contrapuntal examples. The above-listed resources are a thousand times more reliable!

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This is a solid introduction to 18th century counterpoint i. Based on Eighteenth-century Practice. It’s the parasitic side of our corporate capitalist economy. Log in or sign up in seconds.