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By Alfred Mann

Classic learn contains elements. the 1st is a entire historic survey of writings at the fugue from the start of fugal educating (c. 1350) to the current. half explores extensive 4 18th-century reviews that are its classical shows: Steps to Parnassus, J. J. Fux (1725), A Treatise on Fugue, F. W. Marpurg (1753–54), basic and functional Essay on Fugal Counterpoint, Padre Martini (1775), A handbook of the basic ideas of Composition, J. A. Albrechtsberger (1790). Translations of texts, introductions and demanding observation, and plenty of musical examples. Index. Bibliography.

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