Chord in Time: The Evolution of the Augmented Sixth Sonority from Monteverdi to Mahler

Chord in Time: The Evolution of the Augmented Sixth Sonority from Monteverdi to Mahler

by Mark Ellis
     
 

ISBN-10: 075466385X

ISBN-13: 9780754663850

Pub. Date: 04/01/2010

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This book will appeal to music analysts by providing a chronological framework for further stylistic and harmonic analysis. To ensure its accessibility in graduate classes, the author includes a straight-forward introduction to the augmented sixth and its theoretical background.  See more details below

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This book will appeal to music analysts by providing a chronological framework for further stylistic and harmonic analysis. To ensure its accessibility in graduate classes, the author includes a straight-forward introduction to the augmented sixth and its theoretical background.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754663850
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Pages:
268

Table of Contents

1 Key concepts 1

2 Natural selection 29

3 Painted words 55

4 Harmony and invention 83

5 The augmented sixth in Bach's music 111

6 The science of composition 137

7 Classical context 161

8 Triumph and ambiguity 183

9 Swansong 207

Bibliography 227

Index 237

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