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Advanced Harmony : Theory and Practice (Text Only) - 5th edition

Advanced Harmony : Theory and Practice (Text Only) (ISBN10: 0130833398; ISBN13: 9780130833396)
ISBN13: 978-0130833396
ISBN10: 0130833398

Summary: For undergraduate courses in Music Theory in departments of Music.

A companion text to Ottman's Elementary Harmony: Theory and Practice, 5/e, Advanced Harmony continues the course of instruction in basic music theory. Combined, these two volumes present a systematic study of the principles of harmonic composition as developed by the composers of the 17th to the 19th centuries. It takes the reader to a more complex level of materials--19th century through 2
0th century. The text applies an incremental learning approach to the academic aspect of music and applies newly acquired knowledge to the writing of music.


Features
  • NEW--Clarified and simplified examples.
  • Makes it easy for students to understand.
  • NEW--20 new examples of composers--Includes many women.
  • Provides students with a very up-to-date text.
  • NEW--Part-writing exercises--Based only on a given bass line in each chapter presenting new harmonic materials.
  • NEW--Analytical terminology used for non-dominant diminished seventh chords.
  • NEW--New terminology used to describe binary and ternary forms.
  • NEW--Assignments parallel assignments in workbook.
  • Makes them a perfect pair for students to learn from.
  • Practically self-teaching.
  • Allows students to read ahead at their own pace.
  • Technical aspects of musical composition--Coverage is provided without losing sight of music as an art form.
  • Part-writing music in four voices--Presentation ranges from easiest to most difficult.
  • Provides students with step-by-step instructions to write music using previously learned techniques.
  • Keyboard harmony--Exercises are included using new harmony vocabulary.
  • Helps students to develop keyboard skills that will be used in all aspects of one's musical career.
  • Four chapters on 20th century music--Breaks the study into four parts to clarify the great number of differences.
  • Helps the student be better prepared for a comprehensive study of the era.
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Summary: For undergraduate courses in Music Theory in departments of Music.

A companion text to Ottman's Elementary Harmony: Theory and Practice, 5/e, Advanced Harmony continues the course of instruction in basic music theory. Combined, these two volumes present a systematic study of the principles of harmonic composition as developed by the composers of the 17th to the 19th centuries. It takes the reader to a more complex level of materials--19th century through 20th century. The text applies an incremental learning approach to the academic aspect of music and applies newly acquired knowledge to the writing of music.


Features
  • NEW--Clarified and simplified examples.
  • Makes it easy for students to understand.
  • NEW--20 new examples of composers--Includes many women.
  • Provides students with a very up-to-date text.
  • NEW--Part-writing exercises--Based only on a given bass line in each chapter presenting new harmonic materials.
  • NEW--Analytical terminology used for non-dominant diminished seventh chords.
  • NEW--New terminology used to describe binary and ternary forms.
  • NEW--Assignments parallel assignments in workbook.
  • Makes them a perfect pair for students to learn from.
  • Practically self-teaching.
  • Allows students to read ahead at their own pace.
  • Technical aspects of musical composition--Coverage is provided without losing sight of music as an art form.
  • Part-writing music in four voices--Presentation ranges from easiest to most difficult.
  • Provides students with step-by-step instructions to write music using previously learned techniques.
  • Keyboard harmony--Exercises are included using new harmony vocabulary.
  • Helps students to develop keyboard skills that will be used in all aspects of one's musical career.
  • Four chapters on 20th century music--Breaks the study into four parts to clarify the great number of differences.
  • Helps the student be better prepared for a comprehensive study of the era.
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Edition/Copyright: 5TH 00
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Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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