This course is designed to take your music to a higher level of complexity and evolution of the fabric in your compositions. Counterpoint has been the foundation of every piece of music for the last 500 years and still is, with this course, you will find why and how to apply it in your pieces.


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 Counterpoint. Introduction

The beginning of Counterpoint 

Modal Counterpoint. Renaissance period 

Species in Counterpoint

1st Species: note against note

2nd Species: 2 voices against one

3rd Species: 3 voices against one

4th Species: Suspension

5th Species: Florid or “free” Counterpoint



Baroque period and Countrapuntal techniques

The Single Melodic Line

2-part Inventions

3-Voice Inventions or “Sinfonias”


Free Counterpoint and  Imitation Forms

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