中图分类法：J609.3 文献标识码：A DOI:10.3969/j.issn1003-7721.2010.02.000
On the Polyphony and Religious Music Relationship
Abstract: The Christian Church had been concerned the development of counterpoint technique since counterpoint music come into being. One reason for that was Christian music come directly from the Western traditional counterpoint technique, secondly the composers of Western religious music preferred to use the counterpoint technique to create the word of religious music. The Christian Faith was prevailed among the Western people, and the religious music market demand was great, furthermore, the genre of religious music provided a practical opportunities for the counterpoint music, srpported the composers’ confidence to create the counterpoint work that speed up development of counterpoint technique as well.
Key Words: Christianity, religious music, polyphony, relationship