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The Style of Palestrina and the Dissonance


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Weight: 0.4 kg

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Media
Book
Contributors
Knud Jeppesen (Author)
Language
English
Publisher
Dover Publications
No. Pages:
306
Code
486442683

A meticulous and informed examination of the compositional style of the greatest Renaissance creator of liturgical music. Author Knud Jeppesen explores the elements and disciplines that constitute Palestrina's personal style including his handling of rhythm, line and harmony. The beginning chapters discuss the standard use of rhythm and harmony in Palestrina's time, setting the context of the work, identifying common and uncommon practices.