9780078025143

Tonal Harmony, 7th Edition

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    9780078025143

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    0078025141

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/22/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

For over two decades Tonal Harmony has been the leading text for the two-year theory curriculum for music majors. Used at nearly 800 schools, Tonal Harmony has been consistently praised for its practicality and ease of use for student and instructor alike. The straightforward approach is supported by well-chosen examples and thoughtful exercises, and the total presentation is compatible with differing teaching styles and theoretical points of view. In addition, students can purchase a CD of recorded examples for use with the textbook, while audio examples for the workbook are available for download as MP3 files. For instructors, an extensive Instructor's Manual is available and rounds out this comprehensive teaching package.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals
Elements of Pitch
The Keyboard and Octave Registers
Notation of the Staff
The Major Scale
The Major Key Signatures
Minor Scale
Minor Key Signatures
Scale Degree Names
Intervals
Perfect, Major, and Minor Intervals
Augmented and Diminished Intervals
Inversion of Intervals
Consonant and Dissonant Intervals
Summary
Variations
Elements of Rhythm
Rhythm
Durational Symbols
Beat and Tempo
Meter
Division of the Beat
Simple Time Signatures
Compound Time Signatures
Time Signatures Summarized
More on Durational Symbols
Summary
Variations
Introduction to Triads and Seventh Chords
Introduction
Triads
Seventh Chords
Inversions of Chords
Inversion Symbols and Figured Bass
Lead Sheet Symbols
Recognizing Chords in Various Textures
Summary
Variations
Diatonic Chords in Major and Minor Keys
Introduction
Diatonic Triads in Major
The Minor Scale
Diatonic Triads in Minor
Diatonic Seventh Chords in Major
Diatonic Seventh Chords in Minor
Summary
Variations
Diatonic Triads
Principles of Voice Leading
Introduction
The Melodic Line
Notating Chords
Voicing a Singe Triad
Parallel Motion
Summary
Variations
Root Position Part Writing
Introduction
Root Position Part Writing with Repeated Roots
Root Position Part Writing with Roots a 4th (5th) Apart
Root Position Part Writing with Roots a 3rd (6th) Apart
Root Position Part Writing with Roots a 2nd (7th) Apart
Instrumental Ranges and Transpositions
Summary
Harmonic Progression
Introduction
Sequences and the Circle of Fifths
The I and V Chords
The II Chord
The VI Chord
The III Chord
The VII Chord
The IV Chord
Common Exceptions
Differences in the Minor Mode
Progressions Involving Seventh Chords
More About Harmonic Sequences
Harmonizing a Simple Melody
Conclusion
Summary
Triads in First Inversion
Introduction
Bass Arpeggiation
Substituted First Inversion Triads
Inversions in Lead Sheets
Parallel Sixth Chords
Part Writing First Inversion Triads
Soprano-Bass Counterpoint
Summary
Variations
Triads in Second Inversion
Introduction
Bass Arpeggiation and the Melodic Bass
The Cadential Six-Four
The Passing Six-Four
The Pedal Six-Four
Part Writing for Second Inversion Triads
Summary
Cadences, Phrases, Periods, and Sentences
Musical Form
Cadences
Cadences and Harmonic Rhythm
Motives and Phrases
Mozart: "An die Freude"
Period Forms
The Sentence
Summary
Non Chord Tones 1
Introduction
Classification of Non-Chord Tones
Passing Tones
Neighboring Tones
Suspensions and Retardations
Embellishing a Simple Texture
Figured Bass and Lead Sheet Symbols
Summary
Non-Chord Tones 2
Appoggiaturas
Escape Tones
The Neighbor Group
Anticipations
The Pedal Point
Special Problems in the Analysis of Non-Chord Tones
Summary
Variations
Diatonic Seventh Chords
The V7 Chord
Introduction
General Voice-Leading Considerations
The Approach to the 7th
The V7 in Root Position
The V7 in Three Parts
Other Resolutions of the V7
The Inverted V7 Chord
The V6/5 Chord
The V4/3 Chord
The V4/2 Chord
Summary
The II7 and VII7 Chords
Introduction
The II7 Chord
The VII7 Chord in Major
The VII7 Chord in Minor
Summary
Other Diatonic Seventh Chords
The IV7 Chord
The VI7 Chord
The I7 Chord
The III7 Chord
Seventh Chords and the Circle-of -Fifths Progression
Summary
Chromaticism 1
Secondary Functions 1
Chromaticism and Altered Chords
Secondary Functions and Tonicization
Secondary Dominant Chords
Spelling Secondary Dominants
Recognizing Secondary Dominants
Secondary Dominants in Context
Summary
Variations
Secondary Functions 2
Secondary Leading-Tone Chords
Spelling Secondary Leading-Tone Chords
Recognizing Secondary Leading-Tone Chords
Secondary Leading-Tone Chords in Context
Sequences Involving Secondary Functions
Deceptive Resolutions of Secondary Functions
Other Secondary Functions
Summary
Modulations Using Diatonic Common Chords
Modulation and Change of Key
Modulation and Tonicization
Key Relationships
Common-Chord Modulation
Analyzing Common-Chord Modulation
Summary
Some Other Modulatory Techniques
Altered Chords as Common Chords
Sequential Modulation
Modulation by Common Tone
Monophonic Modulation
Direct Modulation
Summary
Binary and Ternary Forms
Formal Terminology
Binary Forms
Ternary Forms
Rounded Binary Forms
12-Bar Blues
Other Forms with a Ternary Design
Sonata Form
Rondo Form
Summary
Variations
Chromaticism 2
Mode Mixture and the Neapolitan
Introduction
Borrowed Chords in Minor
Borrowed Chords in Major
The Use of B-Flat 6
Other Borrowed Chords in Major
Modulations Involving Mode Mixture and the Neapolitan
Summary
Variations
Augmented Sixth Chords
The Interval of the Augmented Sixth
The Italian Augmented Sixth Chord
The French Augmented Sixth Chord
The German Augmented Sixth Chord
Other Uses of the Conventional Augmented Sixth Chords
Other Bass Positions
Summary
Variations
Enharmonic Spellings and Enharmonic Modulations
Enharmonic Spellings
Enharmonic Reinterpretation
Enharmonic Modulations Using the Major-Minor Seventh Sonority
Enharmonic Modulations Using the Diminished Seventh Chord
Other Examples of Enharmonicism
Summary
Variations
Further Elements of the Harmonic Vocabulary
Introduction
The Dominant with a Substituted 6th
The Dominant with a Raised 5th
Ninth, Eleventh, and Thirteenth Chords
The Common-Tone Diminished Seventh Chord
Simultaneities
Coloristic Chord Progressions
Summary
Tonal Harmony in the Late Nineteenth Century
Introduction
More About Mediants
Mediant Chains and Other Combinations
Counterpoint and Voice Leading
Sequences and Other Systematic Procedures
Summary
An Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music
Materials and Techniques
Introduction
Impressionism
Scale Materials
The Diatonic Modes
Pentatonic Scales
Synthetic Scales
Chord Structure
Extended Tertian Harmony
Polyharmony
Chord/Scale Connections
Quartal and Secundal Harmony
Other Concepts
Parallelism
Pandiatonicism
Rhythm and Meter
Summary
Post-Tonal Theory
Introduction
Basic Atonal Theory
Normal Form
Equivalence Relations and Mod 12
Transposition (Tn) and Inversion (TnI)
Set Class and Prime Form
Interval Vector
Twelve-Tone Serialism
Integral Serialism
Summary
New Directions
Introduction
Explorations of Texture, Timbre, and Tuning
Indeterminacy
Minimalism
Electronic and Computer Music
Summary and Forward Look
Instrumental Ranges and Transpositions
Lead-Sheet Symbols
Set Class List
Answers to Self-Tests
Index of Music Examples
Subject Index
Index of Music Examples
Name Index
Subject Index
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