Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint Study Guide:
A Complete Outline of Rules and Style Guidelines
Robert T. Kelley
September 2000 – January 2001 (Still Under Construction)
Note: This is not a tutorial, and cannot serve to replace classroom instruction in 16th-century counterpoint. It is intended to function as a review resource for students preparing for an exam or for anyone needing to brush up on their skills.
- The Modal System
- Melodic Writing and Text Setting
- Consonance and Dissonance
- Imitative Counterpoint
Fux, Johann Joseph, tr. Alfred Mann and John Edmunds. The Study of Counterpoint, from Gradus ad Parnassum. New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company, 1971.
Gauldin, Robert. A Practical Approach to Sixteenth/Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint (2 separate volumes). Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press, Inc., 1995. (Short volumes with good information.)