Too slow a tempo is unsuitable to the ornamental melodic motions characteristic of the third species.
from Counterpoint in Composition by Felix Salzer and Carl Schachter
Meme from Greg Newman, Justin Lilly and Brian Rosner:
Created: Nov. 12, 2008
Last Modified: Nov. 12, 2008
Author: James Tauber
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