Harmony and Voice Leading

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-03-11
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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A clear and comprehensive volume spanning the entire theory course, HARMONY AND VOICE LEADING, Fourth Edition, begins with coverage of basic concepts of theory and harmony and moves into coverage of advanced dissonance and chromaticism. It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions--linear and harmonic--at an early stage. The fourth edition now includes a chapter introducing species counterpoint and integrates that material into the rest of the text. A new Premium Website for students will provide interactive, guided exercises for new material covered in each unit. The Instructor's Companion Site will include Guidelines for Instructors, a new instructor's manual written by the authors.

Table of Contents

The Primary Materials and Procedures
Key, Scales, and Modes
Rhythm and Meter
Triads and Seventh Chords
Introduction to Counterpoint
Procedures of Four-Part Writing
I-V-I and Its Elaborations
I, V, and V7
I6, V6, VII6
Inversions of V7
Leading to V: IV, II, and II6
The Cadential 6/4
VI and IV6
Supertonic and Subdominant Seventh Chords
Other Uses of IV, IV6, and VI
V as a Key Area
5/3, 6/3, and 6/4 Techniques
5/3-Chord Techniques
Diatonic Sequences
6/3-Chord Techniques
6/4-Chord Techniques
Elements of Figuration
Melodic Figuration
Rhythmic Figuration
Dissonance and Chromaticism I
Leading-Tone Seventh Chords
Remaining Uses of Seventh Chords
Applied V and VII
Diatonic Modulation
Dissonance and Chromaticism II
Seventh Chords with Added Dissonance
The Phrygian II (Neapolitan)
Augmented Sixth Chords
Other Chromatic Chords
Chromatic Voice-Leading Techniques
Chromaticism in Larger Contexts
Keyboard Progressions
Score Reduction
Explanatory Tables and Charts
Index of Musical Examples
Subject Index
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