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Examples of Gregorian Chant & Other Sacred Music of the 16th Century
Examples of Gregorian Chant Other Sacred Music of the 16th Century Author:Gustave Fredric Soderlund and Samuel H. Scott This collection was conceived primarily as an organized body of material to be used in classes in 16th century counterpoint. Since the basis for mastery of the technique lies in the ability to understand and to write in two and three voices, we have included 26 examples of two voice writing and 27 examples of three voice writing. For more adva... more »nced students examples of four and five voice writing have been included as well as larger, multi-movement Masses.
In the belief that there is a common body of techniques employed by the great composers of the period, examples from five different composers have been included. It is interesting to note that the basic similarities among them far outnumber the differences with which each composer stamps his work with his own personality.« less