Twenty-Six Two- and Three-Voiced Canons by Johann Walter Transcribed for French Horn

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This thesis provides modern transcriptions for horn of twenty-six two- and three-voiced canons by Johann Walter, thereby adding to the literature available from the sixteenth century for that instrument. This project specifically attempts to introduce the high school and college student hornist to modal music in strict fugal form; the transcriptions appear as an appendix. The topics discussed in the body of this thesis include the canon, Johann Walter's life and significant contributions, sixteenth-century instrumental music, musicians' guilds, the zink, and the horn. This work is not intended to offer a comprehensive history of any of these areas, but to ... continued below

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viii, 80 leaves: music

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Balthrop, Sharon May 1988.

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This thesis provides modern transcriptions for horn of twenty-six two- and three-voiced canons by Johann Walter, thereby adding to the literature available from the sixteenth century for that instrument. This project specifically attempts to introduce the high school and college student hornist to modal music in strict fugal form; the transcriptions appear as an appendix. The topics discussed in the body of this thesis include the canon, Johann Walter's life and significant contributions, sixteenth-century instrumental music, musicians' guilds, the zink, and the horn. This work is not intended to offer a comprehensive history of any of these areas, but to aid the teacher and student in the preparation and performance of these transcriptions.

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Balthrop, Sharon. Twenty-Six Two- and Three-Voiced Canons by Johann Walter Transcribed for French Horn, thesis, May 1988; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501248/: accessed June 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .