A comprehensive approach to understanding contemporary chord structures and progressions through solid drills in suggested study questions, keyboard drills, and ear-training exercises. A step by step approach to the study of triads, seventh chords, and their extensions. Additional chapters on chord progression through area studies of the pre-dominant, dominant, and tonic spheres of influence: chord derivation, substitution, interchangeability, tendency, harmonic pulse, and function. Chord qualities are also presented for study. Table of contents, examples, drills, assignments, ear training exercises, addendum, suggested study drills, and index. The original text has sold over 75,000 copies worldwide. 128 pages ISBN: 9780962094156
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...A logically arranged format and chock-full of solid, concise, and meaningful materials on chords...I like it!...Really expands your ability to hear and understand chords through very creative exercises...Great suggestions and activities for improving your ear...The only book you'll ever need on chords!...Just the book I've been searching for!...
This truly comprehensive and remarkable book helps you to quickly understand chord structures and the in-depth essentials of chord progressions and how they work. It develops your understanding of triads, seventh chords, and their extensions (9th, 11ths, and 13ths.) It provides chord sets for ear-training drills and exercises.
It contains creative study questions to strengthen and develop understanding It includes studies in musical analysis through theory and keyboard drills. and presents valuable insights on chordal progressions. Whether you're a young, promising musician, or an amateur or a professional musician in the field, this clearly written, proactical guide for understanding chord alignments will help insure musical literacy and the pursuit of musical excellence.About the Author:
The author, Elvo S. D'Amante, is the former Department Chairperson of Music at Laney College and the author of other books on music theory that including the acclaimed college and university music major textbook entiltled, Music Fundamentals, published by Scarecrow Press, Inc., of Lanham, Maryland and the very successful best sellers: Ear Training: Volume I - Scale Forms through Six Basic Tetrachords - ISBN: 0962094129. Two CDs included (Over One Hundred and Fourteen Minutes of Lessons, Studies, & Drills); Ear Training: Volume II - Twelve Basic Intervals Sounds to Master - ISBN:0962094137. Five CDs included (Over Three Hundred and Sixty Minutes of Lessons, Studies, & Drills); Ear Training: Volume III - Capturing the Basic Chord Qualities - ISBN: 0962094145. Four CDs included (Over Two Hundred and Ninety Minutes of Lessons, Studies, & Drills).
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