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contrapuntal

Music characterized by counterpoint
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As teachers, it is essential that we assign a Bach invention to our students only after they have acquired a thorough understanding of contrapuntal music, specific technical tools and sufficient experience playing easier baroque pieces with a keen stylistic sensibility.
About 30 years and a number of recordings and numerous concert halls later, the now internationally acclaimed concert pianist decided to record Bach's "Two-Part Inventions,'' along with another set still played by almost anyone seriously learning the piano, Bach's 15 "Sinfonias,'' which are three-part contrapuntal pieces.
A disturbing contrapuntal reading focuses on the everyday life of a modern female subject in Georgian London, Anna Larpent, consuming and theater going, and an enslaved woman Nealee whose last days on a slave coffle were briefly recorded by Mungo Park.
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).
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 his closing chapter, Dunker evinces one last time Said's contrapuntal theory from a synoptical scrutiny of his findings.
There was also that endlessly fascinating contrapuntal web woven by the composer and played to great effect in this performance.