The Art of Accompaniment from a Thorough-Bass: As Practiced in the XVII and XVIII Centuries, Volume II

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A solid grounding in musical techniques of the 17th and 18th centuries is essential to a complete understanding of Baroque music. This text is a comprehensive survey of the topic, and features numerous musical examples, authoritative citations, scholarly interpretations and syntheses, and the author's own conclusions. Volume 2 of a 2-volume set.
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Overview


A solid grounding in musical techniques of the 17th and 18th centuries is essential to a complete understanding of Baroque music. This text is a comprehensive survey of the topic, and features numerous musical examples, authoritative citations, scholarly interpretations and syntheses, and the author's own conclusions. Volume 2 of a 2-volume set.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486431956
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 9/19/2003
  • Series: Dover Books on Music Series
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 1,320,838
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume II
Chapter V. Forbidden Progressions 483
Chapter VI. The Triad or Common Chord 497
Chapter VII. The Diminished Triad 505
Chapter VIII. The Augmented Triad 511
Chapter IX. Chords of the Sixth 515
Chapter X. 6/4 Chords 535
Chapter XI. Sevenths 541
Chapter XII. 6/5 Chords 601
Chapter XIII. 4/3 Chords 627
Chapter XIV. 6/4/2 Chords 647
Chapter XV. Major Sevenths Resolving Upwards Over the Same Bass 673
Chapter XVI. Chords with an Augmented Sixth 683
Chapter XVII. Harmonies Due to the Retardation or Anticipation of One or more Intervals 691
Chapter XVIII. Quick Notes in the Bass 715
Chapter XIX. The Figuring of Transitional Notes 779
Chapter XX. Pedal Points 797
Chapter XXI. Incomplete Figuring 803
Chapter XXII. Inversion and Transference of Discord. Transference of Resolution. Anticipatio Transitus. Catachresis 837
Chapter XXIII. Varieties of Figuring 861
Chapter XXIV. Varieties of Notation 883
Chapter XXV. Practical Hints 891
Appendix to Chapter I 899
I. The Tenbury Syntagma 899
II. Basso seguente 899
III. Saint-Lambert's mythical Traite of 1680 900
Appendix to Chapter V 901
A. Corelli's consecutive 5ths 901
B. An archaic usage of J. S. Bach 902
C. Further rules of Marpurg 903
Appendix to Chapter XVIII 903
Treatment of quavers in 4/4 time 903
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