Harmonic Materials in Tonal Music: A Programmed Course / Edition 10

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Created for introductory courses in basic music theory and harmonic practice, Part 2 of this self-paced, auto-instructional standalone text that comes in two volumes has become a “classic” in the field. Since the students work independently through the programmed format of the text, instructors can concentrate on the more creative aspects of their course. From the wealth of clearly laid-out lessons and exercises, students receive continual feedback and reinforcement as they work through the sequence at their own pace.

Note: A set of musical examples on compact discs is available with each of the volumes if you order the ISBN's listed below, .

ISBN 0205691056 / 9780205691050 Harmonic Materials in Tonal Music: A Programmed Course, Part 1 with Audio CD *

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0205629717 / 9780205629718 Harmonic Materials in Tonal Music: A Programmed Course, Part 1

0205629725 / 9780205629725 Audio CD for Harmonic Materials in Tonal Music, Part 1

ISBN 020563818X / 9780205638185 Harmonic Materials in Tonal Music: A Programmed Course, Part 2 with CD *

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020562975X / 9780205629756 Harmonic Materials in Tonal Music: A Programmed Course, Part 2

0205629768 / 9780205629763 CD for Harmonic Materials in Tonal Music, Part 2

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Presents conceptual information and drills to develop techniques for understanding and working with tonal harmony, both in composition and in performance. Information is presented in a series of small, discrete "frames," which can be studied progressively and graded individually. Discusses structure of tonality, triads in root position and in first and second inversions, seventh chords and the dominant seventh, phrase structure and cadences, nonharmonic tones, harmonic progression, and technique of harmonization. Includes a cassette with examples. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205629756
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/15/2009
  • Series: MyMusicTheoryKit Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 740,138
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Part II:

About the Authors

Preface to the Tenth Edition

Preface to the Fifth Edition

How to Use this Text

An Important Perspective for the Study of Harmony

1. A Review of Seventh Chords and the Dominant Seventh.

2. Nondominant Seventh Chords.

3. Altered Nonharmonic Tones and Secondary Dominants.

4. Modulation to Closely Related Keys.

5. Borrowed Chords.

6. Augmented Sixth Chords.

7. The Neapolitan Sixth, Altered Dominants, and Diminished Seventh Chords.

8. Chromatic Third-Relation Harmony.

9. Modulation to Foreign Keys: Part 1.

10. Modulation to Foreign Keys: Part 2.

11. Ninth, Eleventh, and Thirteenth Chords.

Appendix A: Chord Symbols.

Appendix B: Piano Styles.

Appendix C: Glossary of Terms.

Appendix D: Orchestration Chart.

Bibliography for Further Study.

Index of Musical Examples.

Subject Index.

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