Music: in Theory and Practice / Edition 6

Music: in Theory and Practice / Edition 6

by Bruce Benward, Gary C. White, Gary C. White
     
 

Volume I of Music in Theory and Practice is a general introduction to music theory; Volume II focuses on musical styles from the Renaissance to the present. It includes more complex chords,an emphasis on larger forms,and strategies for composition analysis. The goal of the text is to instruct readers on the practical application of knowledge. The analytical… See more details below

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Volume I of Music in Theory and Practice is a general introduction to music theory; Volume II focuses on musical styles from the Renaissance to the present. It includes more complex chords,an emphasis on larger forms,and strategies for composition analysis. The goal of the text is to instruct readers on the practical application of knowledge. The analytical techniques presented are carefully designed to be clear,uncomplicated,and readily applicable to any repertoire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697365927
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Section A - The Renaissance and Baroque Periods
Chapter 1- Late Renaissance Polyphony
Important Concepts/modes/musica ficta/transposed modes/consonance/dissonance/melody/rhythm and meter/cadences/parallel motion/text setting/form/History/ Josquin Deprez/Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina/ Orlande Lassus/ Tomas de Victoria/Applications/mode/melody/vertical intervals/cadences/text setting/ form
Chapter 2 - Two-Voice Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint
Important Concepts/counterpoint/two-part invention/Bach inventions/ History/ Applications/writing two-voice counterpoint/ general suggestions
Chapter 3 - The Fugue
Important Concepts/exposition/episodes and entries/variants of subjects and answers in an entry/final part of a fugue History/Applications/form
Section B - Chromatic Harmony
Chapter 4 - Borrowed Chords
(and more...)

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