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Music in Theory and Practice, Volume 2 with Audio CD,9780077254957
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This best-selling text gives music majors and minors a solid foundation in the theory of music. It strengthens their musical intuition, builds technical skills, and helps them gain interpretive insights. 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. 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. The supplemental instructor's materials provide clear-cut solutions to assignment materials.Music in Theory and Practiceis a well-rounded textbook that integrates the various components of musical structure and makes them accessible to students at the undergraduate level.

Table of Contents

The Renaissance And Baroque Periods
Late Renaissance Polyphony
Two-Voice Eighteenth Century Counterpoint
The Fugue
Chromatic Harmony
Borrowed Chords
Neapolitan 6th Chords
Augmented 6th Chords
The Classical Period (1750-1825)
Variation Technique
Sonata Form
Rondo Forms
Extended And Chromatic Harmony
9th,11th, and 13th Chords
Altered Dominants
Chromatic Mediants
The Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries
The Romantic Period (1825-1900)
The Post-Romantic Impressionistic, and Related Styles
The Contemporary Period (1910-1945)
Twelve-Tone Technique Postlude: Music Since 1945
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