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In Counterpoint-for many years one of the most highly regarded texts in the field-the principles by which the contrapuntal element has operated in the works of composers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centures are presented. The counterpoint studied is the harmonic, rhythmic, instrumental style so well represented by the music of Bach. For it is this style that most of the composers who came after Bach, including those of our own time, have regarded as the ideal of contrapuntal technique. Piston's method in Counterpoint ...

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Counterpoint
1949, Gollancz, London

ISBN-13: 9780575001695

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1947, W. W. Norton & Company

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