Theory for Today's Musician, Third Edition (Textbook and Workbook Package)

Theory for Today's Musician, Third Edition (Textbook and Workbook Package)

by Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815371731
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/31/2018
Edition description: New
Pages: 1230
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ralph Turek is a theorist, composer, author, jazz pianist, Professor Emeritus at The University of Akron, and a veteran of thirty-five years of teaching in the music theory classroom.

Daniel McCarthy is a familiar name in contemporary American music. As a composer, he has received distinguished faculty research/creativity awards at Indiana State University and The University of Akron, where he is Chair of the Composition and Theory Section in the School of Music.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: IN LIEU OF FUNDAMENTALS / 1 Assorted Preliminaries / 2 Intervals / PART TWO: DIATONIC HARMONY / 3 Basic Harmonic Structures /4 Musical Shorthand: Lead Sheets and Figured Bass / 5 Harmonies of the Major and Minor Scales / 6 Cadences/Harmonic Rhythm / PART THREE: MELODY / 7 Melodic Pitch and Rhythm /8 Embellishing Tones / 9 Melodic Form /PART FOUR: VOICE LEADING / 10 Melodic Principles of Part Writing/The Outer Voice Framework / 11 The Melodic Factor in Four-Voice Part Writing/Voicing and Connecting Chords / 12 The Chorale/Part Writing with Root-Position Triads /13 Part-Writing with Triads in Inversion / 14 Part Writing Seventh Chords / PART FIVE: BASIC CHROMATIC HARMONY / 15 Secondary Function I / 16 Secondary Function II / 17 Modulation I / PART SIX: COUNTERPOINT / 18 The Art of Countermelody /19 The Fugue /PART SEVEN: ADVANCED CHROMATIC HARMONY /20 Mixing Modes / 21 Altered Pre-Dominants / 22 Other Chromatic Harmonies /23 Modulation II /24 Harmonic Extensions and Chromatic Techniques / PART EIGHT: FORM / 25 Binary and Ternary Forms /26 Sonata Form /27 The Rondo / PART NINE: MUSIC IN THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY AND BEYOND / 28 Syntax and Vocabulary / 29 New Tonal Methods / 30 Non-Serial Atonality / 31 Serial Atonality /32 Harmonic Principles in Jazz / 33 The Blues / 34 Shaping a Song / Appendix A: Pitch / Appendix B: Rhythm / Appendix C: Basic Lead-Sheet Symbols / Appendix D: Part-Writing Guidelines

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