Introductory Music Theory / Edition 1 available in Paperback
This text is designed as an introductory study of music theory, and deals with the elements and fundamentals of music as well as with music literacy. Dorr provides a rationale and a historical framework for the concepts and techniques being studied and approaches each aspect of the theory of music from an aesthetic advantage.
Table of Contents
Part I. A. The Art Of Music. 1. Music. 2. Organizational Elements. B. Notation. 3. Notation: Pitch, Dynamics, Timbre. 4. Notation: Duration, Rhythm, Tempo. C. Organizational Element: Melody. 5. Scales. 6. Major Scales. 7. Minor Scales. 8. Melody. D. Organizational Elements: Harmony And Texture. 9. Intervals. 10. Chords. 11. Harmony. 12. Texture. E. Organizational Element: Form. 13. Principles Of Form. 14. Form. F. Organizational Element: Timbre. 15. Timbre: Acoustic/Electronic. Part II. G. Organizational Element: Rhythm. Appendices. Glossary. Subject Index. Musical Examples Index.