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contrapuntal

Music characterized by counterpoint
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Eduard Grell and Heinrich Bellermann (both Protestants working in Berlin), and Michael Hailer (a Gatholic based in Regensburg) were genuinely skilled contrapuntists, and perhaps not coincidentally, they also understood Palestrina's style much better than most of their contemporaries.
33) When the imitation is of an older style of music, he is less censorious: a six-part motet by Samuel Webbe II meets with his approval as "a magnificent composition, in the style of Palestrina, and the other learned and chaste contrapuntists of the old sublime school of church writers,"(34) and a madrigal by the same composer is praised for its "steady and judicious adherence to the true style of madrigal, which is seldom preserved by modern imitators.
The Opus musicum demonstrates why Gallus is often considered one of the best contrapuntists of his time, as well as one of the most capable practitioners of the Netherlandish and Venetian style of composition.