By Robert Gauldin
Gauldin has ready a ebook which leads you rigorously and methodically via counterpoint. The books assignments are its maximum assest. simply because they generally construct on prior assignments, make certain to not bypass any. the teachings are competitive, yet simply in the course of self-study.
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