Music in Theory and Practice; Volume 1 W/ Cassette / Edition 6

Music in Theory and Practice; Volume 1 W/ Cassette / Edition 6

by Bruce Benward, Gary C. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697341577

ISBN-13: 9780697341570

Pub. Date: 08/01/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This best-selling,comprehensive text gives majors a solid foundation in the theory of music. It strengthens their musical intuition,builds technical skills and helps them gain interpretive insights. All the essentials are addressed,including history,discussions of melody,rhythm,and texture. Musical examples from European music to jazz and popular music are analyzed…  See more details below

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This best-selling,comprehensive text gives majors a solid foundation in the theory of music. It strengthens their musical intuition,builds technical skills and helps them gain interpretive insights. All the essentials are addressed,including history,discussions of melody,rhythm,and texture. Musical examples from European music to jazz and popular music are analyzed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697341570
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Part A The Fundamentals of Music
1 Notation
2 Scales, Tonality, Key, Modes
3 Intervals and Transposition
4 Chords
Part B The Structural Elements of Music
5 Cadences and Nonharmonic Tones
6 Melodic Organization
7 Texture and Textural Reduction
8 Voice Leading in Two Voices
9 Voice Leading in Four Voices
10 Harmonic Progression and Harmonic Rhythm
11 The Dominant Seventh Chord
12 The Leading-tone Seventh Chord
13 Nondominant Seventh Chords
14 Modulation
15 Secondary Dominants and Leading-tone Chords
16 Two-Part (Binary) Form
17 Three-Part (Ternary) Form
Appendices
A Macro Analysis
B History
C Popular Music Chord Symbols
D Expression Marks
E Instrument Ranges, Transposition, and Foreign Names
F Composers and Works
Glossary
Index

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