Volume II of Music in Theory and Practice is an introduction to 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.
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Table of Contents
PrefacePart A - The Renaissance and Baroque Periods Chapter 1- Late Renaissance Polyphony Chapter 2 - Two-Voice Eighteenth Century Counterpoint Chapter 3 - The Fugue Part B - Chromatic Harmony Chapter 4 - Borrowed Chords Chapter 5 - Neapolitan 6th Chords Chapter 6 - Augmented 6th Chords Part C - The Classical Period (1750-1825) Chapter 7 - Variation Technique Chapter 8 - Sonata Form Chapter 9 - Rondo Forms Part D - Extended and Chromatic Harmony Chapter 10 - 9th, 11th, and 13th Chords Chapter 11 - Altered Dominants Chapter 12 - Chromatic Mediants Part E - The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Chapter 13- The Romantic Period (1825-1900) Chapter 14 - The Post-Romantic, Impressionistic, and Related Styles Chapter 15 - The Contemporary Period (1910-1945) Chapter 16 - Twelve-Tone Technique Postlude: Music Since 1945 Musical Developments from 1945 to 1970