Search Results: 'Counterpoint'
Whilst infiltrating a mercenary vessel on a supposedly routine intelligence mission, AEF Commander Jake Trant uncovers a conspiracy over three decades in the making.
Pitted against the seemingly... More > unrestrained ambitions of Harris Tolman, who has been quietly building and scheming, all in preparation for one moment on one day, Jake and his team suddenly find themselves in a race against time to prevent disaster on a universe wide scale.
With Tolman seemingly unwilling to let anything or anyone get in the way of the fruition of his ambitions, and with death and destruction spreading out around him like the unstoppable ripple of a solar shockwave, Jake will have to go the extra mile to do what he increasingly finds he must. Save the day.< Less
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A new and unique approach to tonal counterpoint. The student is introduced to the secrets of counterpoint as practiced by the masters of the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods.
When progressive activist Jill Parmele lands a spot as co-host on Loggerheads, she considers it a good career move. There's just one problem. ANN, the network that produces Loggerheads is... More > unapologetically conservative. And her co-host, Brad Chadwick, reflects its right wing philosophy.
It's not long before sparks fly between the two, but when Jill finds herself undeniably drawn to her dominant nemesis she's confused by her own desires. And when Chadwick figures out she's interested - and that this fiery liberal is actually a closet submissive - he's determined to fulfill her every desire.< Less
EXAMPLES IN STRICT COUNTERPOINT (Old & New)
A collection of examples in counterpoint. The studies are grouped in two Sets, and are so arranged that the different books in which they
are contained may be taken in consecutive order, but pupils... More > who are already further advanced than
the elementary stage represented by Set I, may commence at once with Set II, which will be found to be complete in itself, and to illustrate all the essential elements of technique. The object of this collection of examples is to supplement the
excellent primer 'Counterpoint' by J. Frederick Bridge (also available here).< Less
If You Don't Mind
Three quite short SF short stories, from steampunk to the deepest reaches of inner and outer space. Each story takes a different mind to a different place. The inner spaces of the mind remain far... More > less explored than the outer spaces of the cosmos, far less informed by modern science. Today's spaceships, robots and computers are just echoes of our outer reality. They become far deeper and more intriguing when they begin to echo our inner realities.< Less
BEETHOVEN’S TEACHER: ALBRECHTSBERGER’S TREATISE ON COMPOSITION
J. G. ALBRECHTSBERGER'S COLLECTED WRITINGS ON THOROUGH-BASS, HARMONY, & COMPOSITION FOR SELF-INSTRUCTION. With explanatory examples, systematically arranged, with a short guide to full-score... More > playing, and a description of all instruments employed. (This book teaches the lost art of counterpoint known to the old masters of European composition.) Johann Georg Albrechsberger (1736-1809) was one of the most learned and skillful contrapuntalists of his age. Much admired by Mozart and Haydn, he became the teacher of Beethoven, Hummel, Joseph Eybler, Joseph Weigl, and others. He was court organist in Vienna for 20 years before becoming choirmaster at St. Stephen's Cathedral. This textbook on composition will remain a work of major importance by reason of its clarity and minuteness of detail. (Also available here: Beethoven’s Studies in Composition, Haydn’s lessons with Beethoven, Cherubini's Treatise on composition, Mozart’s Lessons with Thomas Attwood, Bach’s lessons, Handel’s lessons…)< Less
THE THEORY & PRACTICE OF TONE-RELATIONS
'An Elementary Course of Harmony with Emphasis Upon the Element of Melody'. Musical composition, in its creative aspect, can not be taught. It is a distinctly subjective expression of the individual;... More > it comes from within, not from without; its individuality is what gives it value. But there is a necessary medium, a technique of expression, and this technique can be taught, and must inevitably be acquired. This treatise approaches the art of composition from the viewpoint of fundamental tonal relationships.< Less