equal counterpoint

noun

Definition of equal counterpoint

old-fashioned

  1. :  strict counterpoint in which the parts move in even and identical note values :  first species In equal counterpoint, the leading of the several parts is independent only in a melodic sense. — Theodore Baker, translation of Salomon Jadassohn, A Manual of Single, Double, Triple and Quadruple Counterpoint, 1902

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First Known Use of equal counterpoint

1822


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