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Author Lester, Joel.

Title Compositional theory in the eighteenth century / Joel Lester
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (355 pages) : illustrations
Contents Zarlino and his legacy -- Species counterpoint and Fux's Gradus -- Thoroughbass methods -- Rameau's early works -- Rameau's later works and controversies -- Mattheson and the study of melody -- Harmonic perspectives on counterpoint -- Changing aspects of harmonic theory -- The Marpurg-Kirnberger disputes -- Riepel on melody and phrases -- Koch : toward a comprehensive approach to musical structure
Analysis Composition (Music) History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-347) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Composition (Music) -- History -- 18th century.
Music theory -- History -- 18th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN (alk. paper)
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