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16th Century Counterpoint (316-0-1)


Robert Andrew Reinhart

Meeting Info

RCMA 1-164: Mon, Wed 12:30PM - 1:50PM

Overview of class

Contrapuntal textures from two to four voices. Cadence and form, melodic line and motive, rhythm, simple and complex imitation, and treatment of dissonance in the sacred music of Palestrina, Victoria, Lassus, and Josquin.

Class Materials (Required)

Green & Jones, The Principles and Practice of Modal Counterpoint (Routledge, 2010) Hard copy ($60-70) ISBN: 9780415878210; Electronic format ($50)