ISBN-10:
0205007090
ISBN-13:
9780205007097
Pub. Date:
07/13/2011
Publisher:
Pearson
Elements of Music / Edition 3

Elements of Music / Edition 3

by Joseph N. Straus

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ISBN-13: 9780205007097
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 07/13/2011
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 192,670
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Joseph Straus is Distinguished Professor of Music at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He taught for many years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Queens College (CUNY). The author or editor of twelve books and numerous articles, mostly on topics in twentieth-century music, he is a former President of the Society for Music Theory.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Pitch

Lesson 1: Staff

Lesson 2: Keyboard

Lesson 3: Treble Clef

Lesson 4: Bass Clef

Lesson 5: Great Staff

Chapter 2: Rhythm and Meter

Lesson 6: Quarter-, half-, and whole-notes in 4/4 meter

Lesson 7: Eighth-notes and sixteenth-notes

Lesson 8: Dots and ties

Lesson 9: Rests

Lesson 10: Duple meter (2/4 and 2/2)

Lesson 11: Triple meter (3/4)

Lesson 12: Compound meter (6/8)

Lesson 13: Syncopation

Chapter 3: Major and Minor Scales

Lesson 14: Major scale (C-major)

Lesson 15: Major scales other than C-major

Lesson 16: Major keys and key signatures

Lesson 17: Minor scale (A minor)

Lesson 18: Minor scales other than A-minor

Lesson 19: Minor keys and key signatures

Lesson 20: Harmonic and melodic minor

Chapter Four: Intervals

Lesson 21: Interval size

Lesson 22: Seconds and thirds

Lesson 23: Sixths and sevenths

Lesson 24: Fourths and fifths, unisons and octaves

Lesson 25: Intervals in a major key

Lesson 26: Intervals in a minor key

Chapter Five: Triads and seventh chords

Lesson 27: Triads

Lesson 28: Triads in inversion

Lesson 29: Triads in major keys

Lesson 30: Triads in minor keys

Lesson 31: Seventh chords

Chapter Six: Fundamentals of Harmony

Lesson 32: Tonic and dominant

Lesson 33: Expanding tonic and dominant

Lesson 34: Approaching the dominant

Lesson 35: Phrase and cadence

Anthology

Harold Arlen, “Over the Rainbow”

Johann Sebastian Bach, Two Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Volume 1

No. 15 in G-major

No. 16 in G-minor

Johann Sebastian Bach, Two chorales from the St. Matthew Passion

Ludwig von Beethoven, Symphony No. 5, first movement

Orchestral score

Piano score

Frederic Chopin, Two Preludes from Opus 28

No. 7 in A-major

No. 20 in C-minor

Duke Ellington, “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)”

W.C. Handy, “St. Louis Blues”

Franz Joseph Haydn, String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 3, third movement (minuet)

Quartet score

Piano score

Scott Joplin, “The Entertainer”

Josephine Lang, Song

John Lennon and Paul McCartney, “Yesterday”

Fanny Mendelssohn, Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 11, third movement

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Sonata in A-major, K. 331, first movement, theme and variations 1, 3, and 6

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Dove sono” from The Marriage of Figaro

Matos Rodriguez, “La Cumparsita”

Franz Schubert, Two Songs

“Death and the Maiden”

“Wild Rose”

Robert Schumann, Song

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