A melody to him was usually a detail in a contrapuntal scheme.
Is music to be prized and taken to our hearts because it is contrapuntal and complex?
Far be it from me to imply that contrapuntal music in general or Bach in particular represents the Weather Bureau.
A series of contrapuntal, mental phantasmagoria from real life.
The Pope can do much, but he will not be able to get contrapuntal music into Varese.
Of Bach he said, 'Bach spoke in close, scientific, contrapuntal language.
Either the subjects were contrapuntal, formal, in build, or consisted of patterns made out of broken chord-series.
Song is ever supreme, and with all abundance of contrapuntal art does not become sophisticated.
The first part closes with a climax of power and contrapuntal effect hardly to be found elsewhere outside the choruses of Handel.
Though there is no want of contrapuntal design, the workmanship never obtrudes.