Palestrina's Missa Sacerdotes Domini and analytical approaches to renaissance counterpoint

Collins, Denis (2013). Palestrina's Missa Sacerdotes Domini and analytical approaches to renaissance counterpoint. In Miloš Zatkalik, Milena Medić and Denis Collins (Ed.), Histories and Narratives of Music Analysis (pp. 120-134) Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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Title of chapter Palestrina's Missa Sacerdotes Domini and analytical approaches to renaissance counterpoint
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Palestrina's Missa Sacerdotes Domini and analytical approaches to renaissance counterpoint
Title of book Histories and Narratives of Music Analysis
Place of Publication Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Publisher Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication Year 2013
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
Open Access Status
ISBN 1443850284
9781443850285
Editor Miloš Zatkalik
Milena Medić
Denis Collins
Chapter number 6
Start page 120
End page 134
Total pages 15
Total chapters 28
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The music of Palestrina continues to attract considerable attention from performers, scholars and pedagogues, reflecting the high esteem in which the achievements of this composer have been held continuously during the centuries since his lifetime. Once an almost universal component of tertiary music curricula, the study of modal counterpoint relied heavily on the so- called Palestrina style, with its seemingly perfect balance of melodic line, contrapuntal skill and rhythmic clarity. A key aspect of this study was the crafting of overlapping series of points of imitation...
Keyword Palestrina
Music analysis
Counterpoint
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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