MUSI-2210 Advanced Counterpoint I
Development of thinking for musical construction based on melodies for the constructive management of three voices, through the composition of fugues, an imitative genre par excellence. The course will give comprehensive treatment to composition, applied to the goal of creating fugues with 3 voices. General characteristics of a fugue. The incidence of the harmony and the tonal projection in the structure. The themes, the subject, and the countersubject. Voices and entries. Dux and Comes, real answer, tonal answer. Guidelines for managing the three voices. Composition of themes with countersubjects in invertible counterpoint. The stretto, possibilities and alternatives. Composition of themes apt for stretto.
InstructorCubides Greiffestein Manuel
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