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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Johann Joseph Fux

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Occasionally, in modern counterpoint textbooks, the third and fourth species are reversed with suspensions being taught before four notes against one. But it is the ONLY book you will need on counterpoint.

Haydn largely taught himself counterpoint by reading it and recommended it to the young Beethoven. The present translation by Alfred Mann is therefore the first faithful rendering in English from the original Latin and presents the essence of Fux’s teachings.

The works of MersenneCicero and Aristotle are among the references quoted by Fux in this section. Read more Read less. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? It contains everything you need to know about modal counterpoint and is completely comprehensive and easy to follow, as long as you do the exercises. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.


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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This part is in the form of a dialog, gdadus 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. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

In species counterpoint, as given in Fux, the student is to master writing counterpoint in each species before moving on to the next. The work is divided into two major parts.

An impressive list of nineteenth-century composers subscribed to its second edition, and in more recent times Paul Hindemith said, “Perhaps the craft of composition would really have fallen into decline fhx Fux’s?

For its distinction as a classic and its undiminished usefulness for the modern student it is a privilege to offer this fine parnawsum in the Norton Library. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

It’s not trying to teach intervals and notation and harmony at the same time as teaching counterpoint. Get to Know Us. Bach’s personal library of theoretical works. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Buy the selected items together This item: That takes much confusion out of learning and comparing each species.

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.

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The same cantus firmus is used in every example. The most celebrated book on counterpoint is Fux’s great theoretical work Gradus ad Parnassum. Highly recommended if you are looking for something to start or further your study of counterpoint. After reading through this book, I think it would be pafnassum for students of all levels.


In any event, Fux presented the idea with a clarity and focus which made it famous as a teaching method. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Joseph Iand Charles VIboth of ax continued to employ him in high positions in the court.

Overall easy to read and can be used to really dive into counterpoint.

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This is the most concise and practical book I’ve ever read on the study and practice of counterpoint.

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