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Hi all! It's been a while since I've been on... and I'm returning with a question about Fux's counterpoint from Alfred Mann's The Study of Counterpoint: Are the solutions to each of Aloysius' examples (with corrections) the only acceptable solutions? In attempting to complete the very first exercise (first species counterpoint on the given cantus firmus, in the bottom voice, in dorian mode), I find there are good reasons to rule out most of the consonances that could be considered. However, I don't know if there are hard and fast rules which make the answers that Joseph gives the ONLY possible answers. Anyone have experience with this problem or insights? Thanks!
Can A Modern Song Written In Four Parts Be Judged Unsuitable To Be Sung By A Choir Simply Because It Fails To Follow The Principles Of Voice-Leading? That's what the conductor of a choir did when I offered my short song to the choir. The song sounds great and respects the ranges of the four voices. Song.mp3