Music in Thoery and Practice Vol 1 W/ Anthology CD / Edition 7

Music in Thoery and Practice Vol 1 W/ Anthology CD / Edition 7

by Bruce Benward, Marilyn Saker, Marilyn Saker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072950684

ISBN-13: 9780072950687

Pub. Date: 07/02/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This best-selling text gives majors a solid foundation in the theory of music - generally and throughout history. It strengthens their musical intuition, builds technical skills, and helps them gain interpretive insights.

The two-volume format ensures exhaustive coverage and maximum support for students and faculty alike.Volume I serves as a general

Overview

This best-selling text gives majors a solid foundation in the theory of music - generally and throughout history. It strengthens their musical intuition, builds technical skills, and helps them gain interpretive insights.

The two-volume format ensures exhaustive coverage and maximum support for students and faculty alike.Volume I serves as a general introduction to music theory while volume II offers a survey of the theoretical underpinnings of musical styles and forms from Gregorian Chant through the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072950687
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
07/02/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
369
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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 Chords

13 Nondominant Seventh Chords

14 Modulation

15 Secondary Dominants and Leading-Tone Chords

16 Two-Part (Binary) Form

17 Three-Part (Ternary) Form

Appendix A Macro Analysis

Appendix B History

Appendix C Popular Music Chord Symbols

Appendix D Expression Marks

Appendix E Instrument Ranges, Transposition, and Foreign Names

Appendix F Composers and Works

Glossary

Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >