What was a characteristic of Palestrina’s compositions?
a Dissonance was placed on the “weak” beat
b Complex violin melodies
c Monophonic melodies
d All of the above
these are my answer choices and im stuck this is my hw cant seem to find it anywhere
According to Wikipedia, it is a) Dissonance was placed on the “weak” beat.
PS: Watch the YT video below for more background! This video series is awesome. It tells how this guy singlehandedly saved music in the Catholic Church via the 'counter reformation' embodied in the Council of Trent.
Stephen is correct. Dissonance was placed on the "weak" beat! (: