Harmony in Context

3rd Edition
1260566501 · 9781260566505
Music Theory Made Relevant Designed for undergraduate music majors, Harmony in Context provides the richest possible musical context for the study of harmony, constantly encouraging students to translate what they are learning into better performance… Read More
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PrefaceA Message to the Student: Why Do We Study Music Theory?
Introduction: The Fundamentals of MusicChapter A Pitch: Notation and IntervalsChapter B Rhythm and MeterChapter C Tonality: Scales and KeysChapter D The Rudiments of Harmony I: Triads and Seventh ChordsChapter E The Rudiments of Harmony II: Labeling Chords. Musical TextureChapter F Introduction to Species Counterpoint
Part I: Diatonic HarmonyChapter 1  Harmonic Progression.  The Connection of ChordsChapter 2 The Fundamental Progression:  The Tonic and Dominant Triads in Root Position. Chapter 3 Harmonic Function; the Subdominant Triad in Root PositionChapter 4 Triads in First InversionChapter 5 The Supertonic: Melody HarmonizationChapter 6 Nonchord TonesChapter 7 6/4 ChordsChapter 8 The Dominant Seventh and Its InversionsChapter 9 The Leading-Tone TriadChapter 10  CadencesChapter 11  Building the Context for Harmony I: Phrase StructureChapter 12  Building the Context for Harmony II: Thematic DevelopmentChapter 13  Harmonic Rhythm; Metric ReductionChapter 14  The Mediant, Submediant, and Subtonic TriadsChapter 15  Other Diatonic Seventh ChordsChapter 16  Harmonic Sequences
Part II: Chromatic Harmony and FormChapter 17  Tonicization IChapter 18  Tonicization IIChapter 19  Tonicization III: Secondary Leading-Tone ChordsChapter 20  Modulation to Closely-Related KeysChapter 21  Small Forms: Binary and Ternary; Variation FormsChapter 22  Contrapuntal Genres: Invention and FugueChapter 23  Modal MixtureChapter 24  The Neapolitan ChordChapter 25  Augmented Sixth ChordsChapter 26  Chromatic Modulatory Techniques:Modulation to Distantly Related Keys IChapter 27  Modulation to Distantly-Related Keys II; Linear Chromaticism IChapter 28  Introduction to Large FormsChapter 29  Expanding Functional Tonality: Extended Tertian Chords; Linear Chromaticism II;Chapter 30  The German Romantic Lied: Chromatic Harmony in ContextChapter 31  Toward (and Beyond) the Limits of Functional Tonality
Appendix: Transposing Instruments
Musical Example IndexSubject Index
Music Theory Made Relevant
Designed for undergraduate music majors, Harmony in Context provides the richest possible musical context for the study of harmony, constantly encouraging students to translate what they are learning into better performances and better listening. The musical examples and anthology encompass a wide variety of different composers and repertoires. A clear and visually attractive layout, as well as the use of section and subsection headings and lists where appropriate, are essential aspects that contribute to the effective organization of this book. Recordings for all the musical examples from the literature included in both the book and the anthology are available on the book's Online Learning Center.