product description page

Computational Counterpoint Worlds : Mathematical Theory, Software, and Experiments (Reprint) (Paperback)

Computational Counterpoint Worlds : Mathematical Theory, Software, and Experiments (Reprint) (Paperback) - image 1 of 1

about this item

The mathematical theory of counterpoint was originally aimed at simulating the composition rules described in Johann Joseph Fux’s Gradus ad Parnassum. It soon became apparent that the algebraic apparatus used in this model could also serve to define entirely new systems of rules for composition, generated by new choices of consonances and dissonances, which in turn lead to new restrictions governing the succession of intervals.

This is the first book bringing together recent developments and perspectives on mathematical counterpoint theory in detail. The authors include recent theoretical results on counterpoint worlds, the extension of counterpoint to microtonal pitch systems, the singular homology of counterpoint models, and the software implementation of contrapuntal models.

The book is suitable for graduates and researchers. A good command of algebra is a prerequisite for understanding the construction of the model.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 230.0
Genre: Computers + Internet, Music
Series Title: Computational Music Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Octavio A. Agustu00edn-aquino & Julien Junod & Guerino Mazzola
Language: English
Street Date: November 4, 2016
TCIN: 51969618
UPC: 9783319371672
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-7547

guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.