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 ====== Chapter 1 ====== ​ ====== Chapter 1 ====== ​
 ===== Of Counterpoint,​ in the Composition of 2 Parts ===== ===== Of Counterpoint,​ in the Composition of 2 Parts =====
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 +====== !!! IN PROGRESS !!!======
  
 Counterpoint is divided into **simple** and **figurative**. The former is a kind of composition in two or more parts, wherein the notes in the different parts are of the same value, and is called //plain// or simple from being note against note in concords ((consonances)) only. We may choose the subject either from our own fancy or from a church tune; in the latter case the subject is called in Italian //canto fermo// ((Hereafter referred to as //cantus firmus//​.)). Counterpoint is divided into **simple** and **figurative**. The former is a kind of composition in two or more parts, wherein the notes in the different parts are of the same value, and is called //plain// or simple from being note against note in concords ((consonances)) only. We may choose the subject either from our own fancy or from a church tune; in the latter case the subject is called in Italian //canto fermo// ((Hereafter referred to as //cantus firmus//​.)).
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