Cantus firmus

In this video, Ruedi explains why the cantus firmus long functioned as a "religious mother-tongue".

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Cantus firmus

In this video, Ruedi explains why the cantus firmus long functioned as a “religious mother-tongue” and demonstrates the use of cantus firmus through an improvisation on Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”.

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