18th Century Counterpoint Quiz MUS 311 Counterpoint
Review the non-harmonic tones shown on pages 170 and 171. I will ask you to identify them both by ear and in a written score. You might compose a number of non-harmonic tones, then form a study group to double check your non-chord tones and practice identifying them by ear.
Review the voice leading principles on page 172, both the 8 points and the discussion of doubling which follows. These principles are also found on the following web pages:
Know the following terms:
invertible or double counterpoint
triple counterpoint
compound melody
presentations & episodes
theme & countertheme
"sighing" motive
dux or guida
comes or consequente
(The very end of chapter 1 suggests several excellent music reference books.)