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    Twentieth-Century Harmony: Creative Aspects and Practice

    Vincent Persichetti


    One of the most important books on contemporary music in the twentieth century.

  • 9780393097405 72


    Walter Piston


    In this book Walter Piston again displays those qualities that distinguished his earlier books, Harmony and Counterpoint.

  • 9780393097160 72

    Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments

    Carl Philipp Emanuel (C. P. E.) Bach, William J. Mitchell, William J. Mitchell


    Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments is a classic of musical literature in the true sense of the word.

  • 9780393097337 72

    Music in the Romantic Era

    Alfred Einstein


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    Walter Piston


    The art of counterpoint is the art of combining melodic lines. The essence of counterpoint, however, is something deeper than a process of manipulation. It is an ingredient of the inner vitality of music and is found in nearly all music. It is to an understanding of counterpoint as such that this book is directed.