Some of them, such as Kent Kennan’s Counterpoint, seem to fall on the more general side, giving looser guidance, and generally relying on a. Counterpoint, 4th Edition. Kent Kennan, (Retired), University of Texas at Austin. © |Pearson | Available . Counterpoint, 3rd Edition. Kennan. © Cloth. Results 1 – 30 of 99 Counterpoint by Kent Kennan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Tim rated it it was ok Jul 16, Bobby Chastain rated it it was amazing Apr 09, He learned to play the organ and the piano and received degrees in composition and music theory from the University of Michigan and the Eastman School of Music in composition and music theory. Just a moment while we sign you in to keny Goodreads account. His Night Soliloquy was written in and is set for solo flute, piano and strings. The nature of counterpoint.

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Counterpoint Workbook 4th Edition Paperback – Kennan, Kent

Melodic contour 5 The compound line. Kennan composed his last major work in at kennzn age of 43 and largely abandoned composition, writing only occasional small pieces and devoting himself to teaching and educational writing.

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Brian Graves rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Want to Read saving…. Forms Based on the Chorale. Dawn rated it really liked it Oct 15, Middle entries The fugue as a whole.


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Counterpoint by Kent Kennan

Kennan was a longtime professor at the University of Texas at Austin, also teaching briefly at Kent State University and for two years at Ohio State University during the s. Read, highlight, and take notes, counterpoiint web, tablet, and phone. The twovoice canon at the octave 91 The accompanied canon.

Designed for courses in beginning and advanced counterpoint, this established text introduces the contrapuntal style of 17th and 18th century music through analysis and writing. Fugues with more than three. His Sonata for Trumpet and Piano is part of the standard repertoire for many collegiate trumpet studios.


Books by Kent Kennan. While a limited understanding of contrapuntal elements may be gained through analysis alone, these elements keht grasped in a more intimate way through My library Help Advanced Book Search. These forms are usually seen as very strict, but Kennan discusses exceptions usually by Bach giving an appropriate sense of the degree of fluidity these techniques had in practice.

Preview — Counterpoint by Kent Kennan. Clearly written, with good examples. Special devices as applied to the The scholastic fugue.

Phillip rated it really liked it Sep 10, Davi rated it really liked it Mar 20, Clinton LeFort rated it it was amazing Jun 01, Sign Up Already have an access code? Great music theory book! Also, by linking the study of counterpoint to music of a specific period, the text provides a clear model for students to emulate and a definite basis for the criticism of student work.


He depends more on examples than words to provide definitions which, depending on the type of learner you are, could be seen as positive or negative. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Charlie Chapple rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Writing—first of exercises using a free species approach, then of music involving the forms or techniques studied e. Imitation in Three Voices.

Counterpoint Workbook 4th Edition Paperback

Concerning the writing of The double canon. The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning. After completing his musical studies at the Eastman School of Founterpoint, he received the Prix de Rome in music. Also, by linking the study of counterpoint to music of a specific period, the text provides a clear model for students to emulate and a definite basis for the criticism of student work.

To ask other readers questions about Counterpointplease sign up. Contents The nature of counterpoint. Reorganizes key areas throughout the text. Share a link to All Resources.