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contrapuntal

Music characterized by counterpoint
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Described in detail in this way, such contrapuntal puzzles can seem extremely daunting.
Most people who play the piano will make their way through the set of 15 "Two-Part Inventions,'' which Bach wrote to teach students how to perform two contrapuntal lines, two voices, one for each hand.
Yet there is no simple causal relationship, for the connections were often sublimated: this is a subject that requires a contrapuntal reading, Said's chosen method.
"Unraveling Compound Melody: Reading Contrapuntal Poetry in Solo Works of J.S.
Guest director and early music specialist Ottavio Dantone - looking not unlike TV chef Nigel Slater salivating over an over-ripe melon - then spent the rest of the concert directing from the harpsichord, first dispatching a concerto by one of JSB's determinedly rebellious sons, Wilhelm Friedmann, who sets off reaching into the future salon world of Mozart, but then regresses to the more familiar contrapuntal family roots.
The stacking of unlikely materials; snippets from diverse sources strung together; contrapuntal lines of varied tonalities, rhythms, timbres, textures; natural and electronic sounds, all become sources for compositions.
Here, Chernozatonskaya's monumentally modest, quietly contextualized, contrapuntal pairs of paintings take up the four existing themes of the arms of the Court's perambulatory: "Tracing the Figure," "Art and Devotion," "Painting Land and Sea," and "Russian Modern/PyccKMM Mogepff)." In each pair of paintings, one canvas is introverted, the suggested subject hovering behind and negating the picture plane, and the other is extroverted, with the equally elusive subject emerging in positive pop-outs.
present four essays based on lectures they gave at the Fourth International Orpheus Academy for Music Theory in 2006 on "Music Theory: Thoroughbass in Practice, Theory, and Improvisation." Essays address the interaction between music theory, music history, performance practice, aesthetics, and related sciences, particularly how the development of tonal harmonic theory accompanied the practice of thoroughbass; the Neapolitan tradition of partimento; the relation between the realization of partimenti and contrapuntal thinking.
All the while, in a delightful contrapuntal narrative, we follow an exchange of office memos from the Hansard staff itself caught up in its own crisis: how to render verbatim these floor proceedings without making the politicians sound like the idiots that their every mannered utterance confirms they are?
There is, however, a contrapuntal lineage, going back to Nathanael West and encompassing E.
In particular, Said's theory of "contrapuntal reading," to which the reference in the book's title alludes, becomes crucial to Dunker's literary investigation.
There was also that endlessly fascinating contrapuntal web woven by the composer and played to great effect in this performance.