Tonal Harmony, with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music

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Designed to meet the needs of the two-semester theory curriculum for music majors, Tonal Harmony is a straightforward book that emphasizes practicality and ease-of-use for both the student and the professor.

By focusing on the core elements of the theory curriculum in a single-volume format, the text is both a complete coursebook and a handy and cost-saving manual for students. On the professor's side, the supplements package (with a collection of CD audio examples and an extensive Instructor's Manual) makes the book easy to use and to teach.

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New Larger trim size which will make the text easier to read.
Notational Highlights (indicated in second color)point out important and specific passages in the notational examples. We are the only theory book on the market that does this.

"Variation" New in-text element found at the end of each chapter pointing students to the OLC to expand on specific topics.

Species counterpoint will be on the OLC.
Updated Twentieth Century coverage: There are now more contemporary music examples.
Two sets of CD recordings: With one set for students and another set for instructors, Kostka-Payne offers a huge collection of music for theory classes. Each recording is performed using the instruments mentioned in the written example.

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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: About the Authors Preface To the Student Part I: Fundamentals Chapter 1: 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 Chapter 2: 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 Chapter 3: 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 Chapter 4: Diatonic Chords in Major and Minor Keys Introduction The Minor Scale Diatonic Triads in Major Diatonic Triads in Minor Diatonic Seventh Chords in Major Diatonic Seventh Chords in Minor Summary Part II: Diatonic Triads Chapter 5: Principles of Voice Leading Introduction The Melodic Line Notating Chords Voicing a Singe Triad Parallel Motion Summary Chapter 6: 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 3rd(7th) Apart Instrumental Ranges and Transpositions Summary Chapter 7: 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 Harmonizing a Simple Melody Conclusion Summary Chapter 8: Triads in First Inversion Introduction Bass Arpeggiation Substituted First Inversion Triads Parallel Sixth Chords Part Writing First Inversion Triads Soprano-Bass Counterpoint Summary Chapter 9: 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 Chapter 10: Cadences, Phrases, and Periods Musical Form Cadences Cadences and Harmonic Rhythm Motives and Phrases Mozart: 'SAn die Freude' Period Forms Summary Chapter 11: Non Chord Tones 1 Introduction Classification of Non-Chord Tones Passing Tones Neighboring Tones Suspensions and Retardations Figured Bass and Lead Sheet Symbols Embellishing a Simple Texture Summary Chapter 12: Non-Chord Tones 2 Appoggiaturas Escape Tones The Neighbor Group Anticipations The Pedal Point Special Problems in the Analysis of Non-Chord Tones Summary Part III: Diatonic Seventh Chords Chapter 13: The V7 Chord Introduction General Voice-Leading Considerations 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 The Approach to the Seventh Summary Chapter 14: The II7 and VII7 Chords Introduction The II7 Chord The VII7 Chord in Major The VII7 Chord in Minor Summary Chapter 15: 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 Part IV: Chromaticism 1 Chapter 16: Secondary Functions 1 Chromaticism and Altered Chords Secondary Functions Secondary Dominant Chords Spelling Secondary Dominants Recognizing Secondary Dominants Secondary Dominants in Context Summary Chapter 17: 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 Chapter 18: Modulations Using Diatonic Common Chords Modulation and Change of Key Modulation and Tonicization. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0072415703

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