Resonant Thoughts: Alan Belkin On Avoiding Squareness

“Avoiding Squareness

[…] contrapuntal thinking encourages overlap. The habit of always keeping interest alive in at least one part, even when another cadences, makes for more interesting phrasing, and mitigates squareness of construction.”

– Alan Belkin, Principles of Counterpoint

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