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Contrapuntal structure in contemporary tonal music

Contrapuntal structure in contemporary tonal music

a preliminary study of tonality in the twentieth century

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Tonality

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Randall Keith DeBruyn.
    ContributionsDeBruyn, Randall Keith, 1947-
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v. in 1
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13550201M
    OCLC/WorldCa5063841

    Contemporary tonal pieces that don't suck. It's now considered cool to write tonal music again, but a lot of contemporary tonal compositions have two problems in that they either: a.) Are overly sentimental pastiche (John Rutter carols) b.) Overly derivative of 19th Century Romantic composers (a lot of Penderecki's post-avant-garde work). Music Pieces of Tradition: An Analysis of Contemporary Tonal Music (Oxford Studies in Music Theory) Music for Three, Vol. 1: SET of 3 Parts Baroque, Classical & Romantic Favorites - (includes Part 1 in C, Part 2 Viola, Part 3 Cello or Bassoon) Scales, Chords, Arpeggios & .

    First off, if you don't know what contrapuntal music in film is (correct me if I'm not explaining correctly): Music opposite to the emotion expected from the narrative. So for example, to put it plainly, fun music over a sad scene. I just watched "9" and I loved the sound. Specifically, I loved one scene where they used contrapuntal music. Atonality, in music, the absence of functional harmony as a primary structural element. The reemergence of purely melodic-rhythmic forces as major determinants of musical form in the Expressionist works of Arnold Schoenberg and his school prior to World War I was a logical, perhaps inevitable consequence of the weakening of tonal centres in 19th-century post .

    In this book, David Temperley addresses a fundamental question about music cognition: how do we extract basic kinds of musical information, such as meter, phrase structure, counterpoint, pitch spelling, harmony, and key from music as we hear it? Taking a computational approach, Temperley develops models for generating these aspects of musical structure. in tonal music, the central-sounding note Mode in music since the Renaissance, one of the two types of tonality: major mode or minor mode: also, in earlier times, one of the several orientations of the diatonic scale with D, E, F, and G as tonics.


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Whether you are a composer, arranger, film composer, orchestrator, music director, bandleader, or improvising musician, this book will help hone your craft, gain control, and lead you to new creative possibilities. You will learn "tricks of the trade" from the masters and apply these skills to contemporary styles.

Contrapuntal Music. There is a famous bit of folk wisdom which claims that opposites attract. This idea is meant to describe the attraction of diametrically different people in a relationship.

In music, counterpoint is the relationship between voices which are harmonically interdependent yet independent in rhythm and contour. It has been most commonly identified in the European classical tradition, strongly developing during the Renaissance and in much of the common practice period, especially in the term originates from the Latin punctus contra.

Schenker is probably most famous for his suggestion that musical works are elaborations of the basic model that he called the Ursatz – a two-voice reductive structure forming the basis for an analytical approach that emphasizes the essential simplicity of tonal music.

It shows how pieces are contrapuntal elaborations of a tonic chord. keyboard. This is contrapuntal ear training: It directs attention to various lines in turn with the others as background and leads to an intimate knowledge of the music’s inner details that is Contrapuntal structure in contemporary tonal music book unattainable.

Quantity counts: The more exercises the student does of each type, theFile Size: KB. contrapuntal definition: 1. Contrapuntal music has two or more separate tunes that are played or sung at the same time. Learn more.

The Craft of Modal Counterpoint Book Summary: "The Craft of Modal Counterpoint" is the companion book to Benjamin's "The Craft of Tonal Counterpoint," recently republished in a second edition by Routledge. Modal counterpoint is the style of composition that was employed until the "tonal" revolution pioneered by Bach; it is the basis for most Early Music.

3 Melodic Phrase Structure 55 4 Contrapuntal Structure 85 5 Pitch Spelling and the Tonal-Pitch-Class Representation 6 Harmonic Structure 7 Key Structure PART II EXTENSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS 8 Revision, Ambiguity, and Expectation 9 Meter, Harmony, and Tonality in Rock 10 Meter and Grouping in African Music Cited by: a range of instrumental genres, including keyboard music.

Contrapuntal became a term that described music of or in counterpoint. The word counterpoint, as a noun, has two denotations: (1) the technique of setting, writing or playing a melody or melodies in conjunction with another, according to fixed rules (2) a thing that forms a notableFile Size: KB.

Pieces of Tradition: An Analysis of Contemporary Tonal Music - Ebook written by Daniel Harrison. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Pieces of Tradition: An Analysis of Contemporary Tonal Music. Throughout, Davidian explains how the techniques of 18th-century contrapoint still readily apply to how music is composed today.

Tonal Counterpoint for the 21st-Century Musician is ideal for students in the fields of music theory, composition, music history, and performance.5/5(5). Atonality in its broadest sense is music that lacks a tonal center, or key. Atonality, in this sense, usually describes compositions written from about to the present day, where a hierarchy of pitches focusing on a single, central tone is not used, and the notes of the chromatic scale function independently of one another (Kennedy ).More narrowly, the term atonality.

Following the well-established tradition of comprehensive musicianship, this book presents lessons and assignments not only in basic tonal harmony, but also in fundamentals, concepts of melody, counterpoint, form, analysis, composition, written essays, and.

Define contrapuntal. contrapuntal synonyms, contrapuntal pronunciation, contrapuntal translation, English dictionary definition of contrapuntal. adj. Music Of, relating to, or incorporating counterpoint. con′trapun′tally adv.

adj music characterized by counterpoint ˌcontraˈpuntally adv adj. English dictionary definition of. Contrapuntal procedures from the 16th through the 20th centuries with an emphasis on the music of J.S.

Bach and its influence on later composers. Textbook. Owen, Harold. Modal and Tonal Counterpoint: From Josquin to Stravinsky. New York: Schirmer/Cengage, Resources. Terms & Concepts; Species Counterpoint; Tymoczko's Five Components. contrapuntal: 1 adj having two or more independent but harmonically related melodic parts sounding together Synonyms: polyphonic Antonyms: monophonic consisting of a single melodic line homophonic having a single melodic line with accompaniment monodic, monodical having a single vocal part show more antonyms adj relating to or.

sit in a theory class all day with this book, but then again, I'm a major music dork. Workbook: for Harmonic Practice in Tonal Music, Second Edition Harmonic Practice in Tonal Music (Second Edition) Harmonic Materials in Tonal Music: A Programmed Course, Part 2 (10th Edition) ( Size: KB.

A short essay on the use of counterpoint music in film. What's fair use, amirite. Screw your pennies, kid, you're getting demonetized. Tonal music uses all chords built on the scale - and they can move with fast or slow movements, depending on the tempo- but create compositions that give a different atmosphere, maybe more complex because of the chords that move often, compared to modal music - A good example of tonal music is Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik and virtually all.

Music that follows this principle is called tonal music, whereas music that does not have one note more important than another is called atonal music, or literally without tonic.

However, from approximately toall music in western culture was tonal. Again, all music had one note that all other notes gravi-tated Size: 48KB. In music theory, contrapuntal motion is the general movement of two melodic lines with respect to each other.

In traditional four-part harmony, it is important that lines maintain their independence, an effect which can be achieved by the judicious use of the four types of contrapuntal motion: parallel motion, similar motion, contrary motion, and oblique motion.Like many texts on musical analysis, FORMS IN TONAL MUSIC equips students to critically examine a wide range of compositions and forms.

However, Green's text takes students a step further by enabling them to approach musical works unencumbered by preconceived notions of what characteristics the text should or should not have/5(24).A revision of the classic edition exploring counterpoint techniques beyond the stylistic base of the baroque tradition.

This practical page book contains a glossary of terms, a bibliography for further study, and a subject index. There is also an index of musical examples, and the included CDs contain recordings of musical examples from the text.