Johann Joseph Fux was an Austrian composer, music theorist and pedagogue of the late Baroque era. He is most. Gradus ad Parnassum: traité de contrepoint by Johann Joseph Fux by Johann Joseph Fux; José Francisco Ortega Castejón; Universidad de Granada.;. Gradus ad Parnassum [Texte imprimé] / Johann Josef Fux ; introducción, traducción y notas de José F. Ortega / Granada.

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Fux was born to a peasant family in HirtenfeldStyriaAustria. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.

This is the most concise and practical book I’ve ever read on the study and practice of counterpoint. Johann Joseph Fux German: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Almost all modern courses on Renaissance counterpoint, a mainstay of college music curricula, are indebted in some degree to this work by Fux. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways orteba order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.


In the first part, Fux presents a summary of the theory on Musica Speculativa, or the analysis of intervals as proportions between numbers. Share your thoughts with other customers. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Gradus ad Parnassum (Fux, Johann Joseph)

Overall easy to read and can be used to really dive into counterpoint. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Fux’s work repeated some of Diruta’s, paarnassum coincidentally, since he is not known to have had a copy. The essence of the most celebrated book on counterpoint, Fux’s Gradus ad Parnassum.

The dialogue mode in the book provides some levity though maybe not entirely intentional in a subject that has a proclivity to become dry. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Originally written in Latin,? Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Please try again later.

Fux explains that intervals in exact mathematical proportions result in larger and smaller half tonesand he also mentions that some organists added extra keys split halves to use smaller and bigger half tonesbut that adding extra keys on a keyboard was problematic and for this reason they divided every note in ” zwei gleiche Theile ” two equal partsresulting in equal temperament. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Or the importance of imperfect and perfect consonances and their resolutions being the basis of all counterpoint. A magnificent book use as THE reference for composing by the giants of composers in classical music in Europe. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


It’s written in question and answer format: Really cool to get this stuff from the source that Mozart, Beethoven and others used, gives you insight into their thinking as well.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Fux dedicated it to Emperor Ortwga VI. Customers who bought this item also bought. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In he was accepted at the Jesuit university there, where his musical talent became apparent.

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Fux frequently worked with theatrical engineer Giuseppe Galli Bibiena and poet and librettist Pietro Pariati. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thus, his book stresses practice over theory. Once all the species are mastered in two voices, the species are gone through again in three voices, and then in four voices.

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