NEW COMPOSERS' PROGRAM
The art of composing two or more melodies to be sung together.
There are rules of counterpoint that were widely observed, and from those rules music theory has originated.
We will begin learning counterpoint by studying the first species, or one note against one note.
In this method, a line of music is given and a second line is written against it, observing the rules for the purpose of creating beautful and meaningful music.
the rules of counterpoint