Palmer's theory of music; being a practical guide to the study of thorough-bass, harmony, musical composition and form, for those who wish to acquire ... of the science, in a short time, either with

 
9781236396419: Palmer's theory of music; being a practical guide to the study of thorough-bass, harmony, musical composition and form, for those who wish to acquire ... of the science, in a short time, either with

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...is a design said to be contracted? When it is made up of smaller intervals. 603. When is a design said to be augmented? When the time-value of each note is doubled. 604. When is a design said to be diminished? When the time-value of each note is diminished. 605. When are the fragments of a design said to be repeated? When the design is enlarged and remodelled by the repetition of its members or fragments. 606. When is the design said to be incomplete by omission? When one or more of its members or fragments are omitted. 607. When is the order of tones changed? When the tones are introduced in a different order, without altering the rhythm. 608. When is the order of tones reversed? When the design is taken backwards, from the end to the beginning, without altering the rhythm. 609. What is the result of combining members of different designs? A great variety of new designs may be thus formed. 610. When is a design said to be inverted? When, commencing upon the same tone, it moves in an opposite direction. fill. May several of these modes of transformation be combined? They may; for instance, a design maybe transposed and contracted; transposed and expanded; transposed and inverted; transposed and reversed; transposed, inverted and contracted; transposed, inverted, contracted and reversed, etc. 612. What is a Passage? A series of designs which have no well-marked repose. 613. What is a Phrase? A series of designs so joined as to have a well-determined motion and repose? 614. What is a Period? A series of phrases--usually four-each having a well-defined motion and repose, so related to each other as to produce the impression of completeness. 615. How many periods be divided? Into two equal portions called sections; the sections into halves called...

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