Aiming to teach harmony in practical terms, this text proceeds from music fundamentals through harmony in common practice, examining some important harmonic procedures of the 20th century. The approach is cumulative, helping the student to learn the principles of harmony in easy stages.
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With an emphasis on learning and understanding by doing, the text takes the student from music fundamentals through harmony in common practice to some of the more important harmonic procedures of the 20th century. The approach is "additive" throughout; to the extent that it is pedagogically feasible, the student uses what was learned in one chapter to help to comprehend the materials in the next.From the Back Cover:
Key Benefit: This text provides the music student —regardless of his/her major—with a thorough introduction to the basic materials of harmony. Key Topics: Coverage spans from tertian harmony, the general harmonic practice of composers from 1700 to 1900, to more recent harmonic practices.
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1995. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131815539