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I was expecting armold more along the lines of Hindemith’s texts on the subject if less dogmatic and more grounded in earlier tradition and was disappointed.

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Preliminary Exercises in Counterpoint

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To ask other readers questions about Preliminary Exercises in Counterpointplease sign up. Schoenberg’s approach, both in terms of harmony and development, is among the major landmarks of 20th-century musical thought; at least three generations of composers in the European and American traditions have consciously extended his thinking or, in some cases, passionately reacted against it.

Later, his name would come to personify pioneering counterpount in atonality that would become the most polemical feature of 20th-century art music. Refresh and try again.

Preliminary Exercises in Counterpoint by Arnold Schoenberg

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Schoenberg schoenerg also a painter, an important music theorist, and an influential teacher of composition; his students included Alban Berg, Anton Webern, Hanns Eisler, Egon Wellesz, and later John Cage, Lou Harrison, Earl Kim, and many other prominent musicians.


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Christopher added it Sep 03, He was an Austrian composer, associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School. No trivia or quizzes yet.


Many counterpoinf Schoenberg’s practices, including the formalization of compositional method, and his habit of openly inviting audiences to think analytically, are echoed in avant-garde musical thought throughout the 20th century.

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