Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? An invaluable introduction to the art and craft of musical composition from a distinguished teacher and composer This essential introduction to the art and craft of musical composition is designed to familiarize beginning composers with principles and techniques applicable to a broad range of musical styles, from concert pieces to film scores and video game music. The first of its kind to utilize a style-neutral approach, in addition to presenting the commonly known classical forms, this book offers invaluable general guidance on developing and connecting musical ideas, building to a climax, and other fundamental formal principles. It is designed for both classroom use and independent study.
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Principles of Counterpoint by Alan Belkin. This book is the second in a series of short works on the teaching of musical composition. It is a treatise focusing on principles that composers should be aware of, and deals with practical problems, as opposed to theory.
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Jan 27, Acer Pseudoplantatus rated it it was amazing Shelves: counterpoint-polyphony , music-composition , music-favorites. Despite being rather short, this treatise on "counterpoint" is enlightening and a must-read for those, who want to compose polyphonic music, instead of just analyze it.
Definitely one of the most helpful ressources I've come across, when it comes to the study of counterpoint, containing musical examples to help illustrate the major points that are being made. The extracts from compositions of mr. Belkin and his commentary on them are far more valuable than the standard academically constructed te Despite being rather short, this treatise on "counterpoint" is enlightening and a must-read for those, who want to compose polyphonic music, instead of just analyze it.
Belkin and his commentary on them are far more valuable than the standard academically constructed textbook example of "rules" followed or broken. Farhad Poupel rated it liked it Jan 09, Kristian rated it really liked it Aug 14, Daniel Eduardo marked it as to-read Feb 06, Richard marked it as to-read Mar 24, Welljune R. Joe Antognini marked it as to-read Jul 25, Jakes marked it as to-read Sep 21, Bilal Jh marked it as to-read Jan 27, Richard Laughlin marked it as to-read Sep 25, Asier added it May 21, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Principles of Counterpoint
Alan Belkin born July 5, is a Canadian composer ,  organist , pianist as well as a pedagogue. Alan Belkin was born in Montreal. Since , Belkin has taught theory and composition at University of Montreal. He is now retired, and teaches online. Alan Belkin maintains an English , French , German and Spanish web site which includes free texts on harmony , orchestration , counterpoint , musical form and other musical subjects.
Skip navigation. Select a membership level. Tier 1. I am a composer and a teacher with many years experience. I offer private lessons in these subjects via Skype. Why analysis for composers? Because many analysis courses these days, taught by theorists and musicologists, are not always that useful for a composer.