In his dissertation John Ward says -
"The last piece...is una baxa de contrapunto. No identification of the
baxa=basse dance is offered by the composer, nor is it immediately clear
whether the bass, discant or musically ill defined alto-tenor carries the
There is a lot more besides about the possible identity of the dance in
Hope that's helpful.
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From: "David van Ooijen" <davidvanooi...@gmail.com>
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Subject: [VIHUELA] Baxa de contrapunto
In this title of Narvaez' piece, what does 'baxa' mean?
David van Ooijen
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