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Polyphonic composition

Owen Swindale

Polyphonic composition

an introduction to the art of composing vocal counterpoint in the sixteenth-century style

by Owen Swindale

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Published by Oxford University Press Music Department in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Counterpoint,
  • Composition (Music)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Owen Swindale.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20049141M

    Polyphonic texture: Music with two or more independent melodies sounding at the same time. (The more different the melodies are from one another, the more polyphonic the texture.) The most intricate types of polyphonic texture such as canon (strict echoing) are found in some types of art-rock music. Notebook containing a long Mathematica sound. Wolfram Language Revolutionary knowledge-based programming language. Wolfram Cloud Central infrastructure for Wolfram's cloud products & services. Wolfram Science Technology-enabling science of the computational universe.

    Owen Swindale Biography - - Owen Swindale Biography and List of Works - Owen Swindale Books Owen Swindale is the author of books such as Polyphonic Composition. Books by Owen Swindale. Polyphonic Composition. Newest listings by Owen Swindale What was Dr. Seuss’s first published book? Take a stab at guessing and be entered to win a $ What is Baroque Music? What is “baroque,” and when was the Baroque period? Derived from the Portuguese barroco, or “oddly shaped pearl,” the term “baroque” has been widely used since the nineteenth century to describe the period in Western European art music from about to Comparing some of music history’s greatest masterpieces to a misshapen pearl might seem .

      The fugue is a type of polyphonic composition or compositional technique based on a principal theme (subject) and melodic lines (counterpoint) that imitate the principal fugue is believed to have developed from the canon which appeared during the 13th century. The canon is a type of composition wherein the parts or voices have the same melody, each beginning at a different : Espie Estrella. libretto A "little book" that contains the complete text of an opera, oratorio, and so forth. Lied (German, "song") A vocal piece dating back to the polyphonic Lied of the fourteenth century. The solo German Lied, accompanied by piano, reached its zenith during the nineteenth century.


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In music, polyphony is a type of musical texture consisting of two or more simultaneous lines of independent melody, as opposed to a musical texture with just one voice, monophony, or a texture with one dominant melodic voice accompanied by chords, which is called homophony.

Within the context of the Western musical tradition, the term polyphony is usually used to refer to music of the late. The Art of Polyphonic Song: Compositions of the 16th and 17th Centuries for Two to Eight Parts by David, Hans Theodore (ed.) and a great selection of related books, art.

There are numerous musical examples throughout the book. Contents: Part 1: Theoretical foundations *Basic tonal relations - the scale *Melody *Harmony Part 2: The practice of counterpoint Two part setting The five species *First species: note against note *Second species: Two notes against one *Three notes against one *Third species: Four notes against one *Fourth species: Syncopes *Fifth 4/5(1).

A Bakhtinian approach that makes use of the categories of dialogic truth and polyphonic composition provides a means of acknowledging the sharp disjunctions in the book while still providing an account of the unity of the book as a by: 8.

What is one reason Paris was the center of polyphonic composition during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Leoninus and Perotinus. The book containing a collection of elaborate polyphonic compositions composed by Leoninus and Perotinus is called.

Polyphonic Composition Paperback – by Owen Swindale (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Paperback from $ Author: Owen Swindale. In literature, polyphony (Russian: полифония) is a feature of narrative, which includes a diversity of simultaneous points of view and voices.

Caryl Emerson describes it as "a decentered authorial stance that grants validity to all voices." The concept was introduced by Mikhail Bakhtin, using a metaphor based on the musical term polyphony. Polyphony definition, polyphonic composition; counterpoint.

See more. Use the Force to ace this quiz on the Words of the Day from May 4 to May   Polyphonic composition: an introduction to the art of composing vocal counterpoint in the sixteenth-century style.

Music Dept., Oxford University Press in English. Polyphonic composition. An introduction to the art of composing vocal counterpoint in the sixteenth-century style by SWINDALE Owen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at madrigal: secular polyphonic composition with words in Italian Lied: secular polyphonic composition with words in German ayre: secular polyphonic composition with words in English canzona: instrumental composition in the style of a chanson dances: usually in pairs, like the slow pavan and the fast galliard musical instruments: harpsichord (also called the virginal), clavichord, lute, viola da.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Macmillan, New York. Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

There is a good book, called choral composition, which would probably answer all your questions about writing for choir. After that, I recommend getting a good orchestration book, like the Samuel Adler book, as a reference. You can also listen to my podcast on orchestration, which gives you a decent system for composing for orchestra.

Renaissance Terms Cantus firmus: ("Fixed song") The process of using a pre-existing tune as the structural basis for a new polyphonic composition. Choralis Constantinus: A collection of over polyphonic motets (using Gregorian chant as the cantus firmus) written by the German composer Heinrich Isaac and his pupil Ludwig Senfl.

THE EARLIEST POLYPHONIC COMPOSITION AND ITS THEORETICAL BACKGROUND WILLI APEL (Indiana University) Sometime in the ninth century there was written a book, entitled Musica enchiriadis, which was to become one of the most famous documents of early music history.

Its importance must have been fully recognized in that time, since it was widely copied. Polyphonic music was coming into its own by tobut in the Renaissance it really took off. The development of Western music really centers around how new harmonies - using a third interval especially - made music more pleasant to listen to.

This book connects anthropology and polyphony: a composition that multiplies the researcher's glance, the style of representation, the narrative presence of subjectivities.

Polyphonic anthropology is presenting a complex of bio-physical and psycho-cultural case studies. Digital culture and communication has been transforming traditional way of life, styles of writing, forms of knowledge, the Cited by: 5. POLYPHONIC TEXTURE AND GENRES.

Polyphony Polyphony (polyphonic texture) is an important texture in all historic style periods. Polyphony contains two or more active melodies.

In contrast to homophony, emphasis is placed upon the interplay between lines rather than on a single melody or a stream of chord sounds. In music, a cantus firmus (“fixed song”) is a pre-existing melody forming the basis of a polyphonic composition.

History The earliest polyphonic compositions almost always involved a cantus firmus, typically a Gregorian chant, although the term itself was not used until the 14th century. polyphonic: [adjective] of, relating to, or marked by polyphony.

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