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The Resource The technique of Byrd's vocal polyphony, by H.K. Andrews

The technique of Byrd's vocal polyphony, by H.K. Andrews

Label
The technique of Byrd's vocal polyphony
Title
The technique of Byrd's vocal polyphony
Statement of responsibility
by H.K. Andrews
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Andrews, H. K.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Byrd, William
  • Counterpoint
  • Contrepoint
  • Vokalmusik
  • Polyphonie
Label
The technique of Byrd's vocal polyphony, by H.K. Andrews
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [289]-293
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introductory: -- Byrd's environment -- Influences on his style and technique -- The modes and tonality: -- The polyphonic modes in the sixteenth century -- Byrd's use of the modal system and the signs of the coming change to the diatonic tonal system of chord and key relationships -- The proportional time system; rhythm: -- The proportional system in the sixteenth century -- The problems of Byrd's use of time signatures -- Byrd's rhythmic technique -- The melodic line: -- Byrd's melodic line and its rhythmical structure -- Range of the voices -- Vertical interval technique: -- The internal relationships of the pairs of lines which make up the texture -- Part writing -- Unessential dissonances: -- Passing and returning notes -- Description and comparative historical analysis of Byrd's use of ornamental dissonances, approached and/or quitted by leap -- Anticipations, Nota Cambiata figures, other changing note formulae -- Suspend discords: -- The rhythmic and melodic view -- The harmonic view -- Essential discords: -- An examination of the evidence for and against the theory of essential discords in Byrd's polyphony -- Contrapuntal techniques: -- Fugues -- Canon -- Invertible counterpoint -- Other technical devices -- Texture and form: Contrapuntal textures -- Influence of the text on structure -- Word underlaying and word setting -- Index of music examples by composers other than Byrd
Control code
862326
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xii, 306 pages
Lccn
66070534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
music, tables
System control number
(WaOLN)429126
Label
The technique of Byrd's vocal polyphony, by H.K. Andrews
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [289]-293
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introductory: -- Byrd's environment -- Influences on his style and technique -- The modes and tonality: -- The polyphonic modes in the sixteenth century -- Byrd's use of the modal system and the signs of the coming change to the diatonic tonal system of chord and key relationships -- The proportional time system; rhythm: -- The proportional system in the sixteenth century -- The problems of Byrd's use of time signatures -- Byrd's rhythmic technique -- The melodic line: -- Byrd's melodic line and its rhythmical structure -- Range of the voices -- Vertical interval technique: -- The internal relationships of the pairs of lines which make up the texture -- Part writing -- Unessential dissonances: -- Passing and returning notes -- Description and comparative historical analysis of Byrd's use of ornamental dissonances, approached and/or quitted by leap -- Anticipations, Nota Cambiata figures, other changing note formulae -- Suspend discords: -- The rhythmic and melodic view -- The harmonic view -- Essential discords: -- An examination of the evidence for and against the theory of essential discords in Byrd's polyphony -- Contrapuntal techniques: -- Fugues -- Canon -- Invertible counterpoint -- Other technical devices -- Texture and form: Contrapuntal textures -- Influence of the text on structure -- Word underlaying and word setting -- Index of music examples by composers other than Byrd
Control code
862326
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xii, 306 pages
Lccn
66070534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
music, tables
System control number
(WaOLN)429126

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