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Description - The Style Of Palestrina And The Dissonance by Knud Jeppeson

This classic study remains one of the foremost works on the music of the sixteenth century composer known as Palestrina. A rigorous and valuable analysis of the composer's handling of rhythm, line and harmony, it explores his music in terms of the elements that constitute his personal style, isolating unusual vertical lines and establishing common and uncommon interval skips and rhythmic accents. A meticulous exploration of the treatment of the dissonance in the composer's works is supplemented by a complete history of the evolving concept and treatment of dissonance before Palestrina that discusses the practices of composers such as Josquin Desprez, Gabrieli, Ockeghem and Dunstable.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486442686
ISBN-10: 0486442683
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 24-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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