9780195188158

Music for Analysis: Examples from the Common Practice Period and the Twentieth Century Includes CD

Benjamin, Thomas; Horvit, Michael; Nelson, Robert

ISBN 10: 0195188152 / 0-19-518815-2
ISBN 13: 9780195188158
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2006

Editorial Reviews for this title:
Synopsis:
This superbly varied collection offers more than 400 pieces of music from the Baroque period to the present. Selected by Thomas Benjamin, Michael Horvit, and Robert Nelson--three nationally respected composers and music theory teachers--the selections enable students to analyze a wide variety of genres, styles, textures, and composers that illustrate standard usage and idiomatic procedures. Featuring both excerpts and many complete pieces, Music for Analysis, Sixth Edition, is the perfect vehicle for analysis of style, musical idiom, small forms, tonal harmony, and contemporary techniques. "Questions for Analysis" in each unit provide pointed, perceptive guidance throughout the book. A detailed checklist and model analysis in Appendix A provide a useful summary for students who are learning to analyze music.

Features of the Sixth Edition:
* Includes a free audio CD of more than 140 examples from the text played on the piano, harpsichord, or organ by Dr. Rosilee Walker Russell, Artist-in-Residence at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
* In addition to the complete pieces included from the previous edition, the authors have added several new complete works, including "Gavea" by Darius Milhaud and a complete Mozart sonata
* Integrates many new model analyses into the body of the text, helping students to achieve a comprehensive analysis of the music
* Includes contrapuntal examples from composers other than Bach
* Provides precise measure numbers for all excerpts from larger pieces
* Adds an index of all complete pieces (supplementing the index of composers and making selections easier to find)

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Book Description: Oxford University Press, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Preface: Suggestions for Using This Book: Part I: Diatonic Materials 1. Tonic Triad 2. Dominant Triad in Root Position 3. Dominant Seventh and Ninth in Root Position 4. Subdominant Triad in Root Position 5. Cadential Tonic Six-Four Chord 6. Tonic, Subdominant, and Dominant Triads in First Inversion 7. Supertonic Triad 8. Inversions of the Dominant Seventh Chord 9. Linear (Embellishing) Six-Four Chords 10. Submediant and Mediant Triads 11. Leading Tone Triad 12. Variant Qualities of Diatonic Triads 13. Supertonic Seventh Chord 14. Leading Tone Seventh Chord 15. Other Diatonic Seventh Chords 16. Complete Pieces for Analysis I Part II: Chromatic Materials 17. Secondary (Applied, Borrowed) Dominants 18. Modulation to Closely Related Keys 19. Complete Pieces for Analysis II 20. Linear (Embellishing) Diminished Seventh Chords 21. Neapolitan Triad 22. Augmented Sixth Chords, Submediant Degree as Lowest Note 23. Augumented Sixth Chords, Other Scale Degrees as Lowest Note 24. Augumented Sixth Chords, Other Uses 25. Other Means of Modulation 26. Ninth Chords 27. Extended Linear Usages 28. Complete Pieces for Analysis III 29. Examples of Contrapuntal Forms Part III: Contemporary Materials 30. Extended and Altered Tertian Harmony 31. Diatonic (Church) Modes 32. Pandiatonicism and Additive Harmony 33. Exotic (Artificial, Synthetic) Scales 34. Quartal and Secundal Harmony 35. Polyharmony and Polytonality 36. Free Atonality 37. Twelve-Tone Serialism 38. Music Since 1945 39. Complete Pieces for Analysis IV Appendix A: For Further Reference Appendix B: Checklist for Analysis and Sample Analysis Appendix C: Textbook Correlation Chart Index of Complete Pieces: Index of Composers and Their Compositions: Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0195188152

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