dissonant counterpoint
(DI-suh-nent Kouhn-ter-poynt)


[Eng.]


Counterpoint that makes significant use of dissonance more than consonance.


SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLES:

Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, II
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 2, Track 8
Hindemith: Sonata for Bass, Tuba, and Piano, III
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 2, Track 13
Aleatory counterpoint:
Lutoslawski: Symphony No. 3
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 3, Track 69
Shostakovich: Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano, Op. 67, No. 2, I (opening of second section)
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 1, Track 37

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