Johann Joseph Fux was an Austrian composer, music theorist and pedagogue of the late Baroque era. He is most. Gradus ad Parnassum: traité de contrepoint by Johann Joseph Fux by Johann Joseph Fux; José Francisco Ortega Castejón; Universidad de Granada.;. Gradus ad Parnassum [Texte imprimé] / Johann Josef Fux ; introducción, traducción y notas de José F. Ortega / Granada.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Read reviews that mention species counterpoint music theory human voice fux in this book study of counterpoint pretty much classical music great composers need to know book were ever teacher and student modern music book written know how to read book provides century and 20th century counterpoint composition in this book great book book is really reading this book. The most celebrated book on counterpoint is Fux’s great theoretical work?

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. This article has multiple issues. Read more Read less. One last point, if you’re writing for a vocalist, counterpoint will help you enhance the background while keeping it from getting “in the way”. Fux served Leopold I until his death, and two more Habsburg emperors after that: Bach held it in high esteem, Leopold Mozart trained his famous son from its pages, Haydn worked out every lesson with meticulous care, and Beethoven condensed it into an abstract for ready reference.


This part is in the form of a dialog, between a master Aloysius, Latin for Luigi, who is meant to represent Palestrina’s ideas and a student, Josephus, who represents Fux himself, a self-admitted admirer of Palestrina. Views Read Edit View history. The species are, in order, note against note; two notes against one; four notes against one; ligature or suspensions one note against one, but offset by half of the note value ; and florid counterpoint, in which the other species are combined freely.

The works of MersenneCicero and Aristotle are among the references quoted by Fux in this section. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Fux expressed the intention of adding sections on how to write counterpoint for more than four parts, indicating that rules in this area were to be “less rigorously observed”.

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The dialogue mode in the book provides some levity though maybe not entirely intentional in a subject that has a grarus to become dry. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Get to Know Us. Pages with related products.

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This is the most concise and practical book I’ve ever read on the study and practice of counterpoint. Really cool to get this stuff from the source that Mozart, Beethoven and others used, gives you insight into their thinking as well. Share your thoughts with other customers.


Whether involved in writing jazz or classical musicyou need to oetega counterpoint and your music will show it. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.

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Overall easy to read and can be used to really dive into counterpoint. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Thus, his book stresses practice over theory. Retrieved November 15, Creative Aspects pparnassum Practice. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Orhega and Privacy Policy.

Because the book is about counterpoint, period. That takes much confusion out of learning and comparing each species. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. InGirolamo Dirutaa composer of the Venetian schoolpublished Il Transilvanowhich presented the Renaissance polyphonic style as a series of types: Joseph Iand Charles VIboth of whom continued to employ him in high positions in the court.

This book will show you how to do this from the ground up, from the simple to the more complex and does it in a clearly illustrated logical wayone of the best on the subject. Fundamentals of Musical Composition.