Elementary harmony and counterpoint
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Published by F. Harris Music in Oakville, Ont .
Written in English


  • Counterpoint.,
  • Harmony.

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Edition Notes

StatementEric Rollinson.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21038372M
ISBN 100887971210

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  Books On Music Theory (Harmony, Counterpoint, Orchestration) [in English], Jazz Too Item Preview 1 Aldwell, Schachter_Harmony and Voice Leading 3rd A perfectly sensible text book for any student wishing to learn about harmony and counterpoint. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 6 January This is an appalling book, it explains things so that even a teacher gets confused when reading it and sets the most pointless, mind-numbing tasks that could put you off music forever.4/5(3). 2. Harmony Richness Harmonic Definition Modulation 3. Relationships between lines Classifications of contrapuntal texture Invertible counterpoint: a special case Counterpoint and orchestration 4. Instrumental Counterpoint Range Crossing Specific Instrumental idioms and motives 5. Contrapuntal forms Fugue Canon Passacaglia and chaconne Size: KB. The basis of counterpoint (point against point) is melody. Harmony is evident in counterpoint which, I suppose, is what is causing the confusion. A theory professor once told me that Harmony is a byproduct of the rules of counterpoint being used properly. Counterpoint changed from renaissance to baroque in some significant ways.

atext-bookinsimple strictcounterpoint counterpointsimplified by francislyork,m.a. boston oliverditsoncompany newyork &co. chicago lyon&healy Size: 7MB. Elementary harmony and counterpoint.,, Toronto Public Library. Full Bibliographic Record; Publication information: London: F. Harris Music Co., Summary 1st species: note against note 2nd species: 2 notes against 1 3rd species: 4 (or 3 notes, in ¾ time) against 1 4th species: note against note, but syncopated (suspensions) 5th species: florid counterpoint (varied rhythms, see below) Note that repeated notes are not used in species counterpoint, with one minor exception in 5th species. In the 5th species, the rhythms of the 2nd, 3rd File Size: 4MB. This book was rife with useful examples of counterpoint and the use of dialogue between teacher and student was a very effective way to study the artform. That being said, it's largely up to the reader to thoroughly dissect the examples (which are written in tenor, alto clefs) in order to know what they are discussing in the dialogue/5.

A new method of music theory education for undergraduate music students, Harmony, Counterpoint, Partimento is grounded in schema theory and partimento, and takes an integrated, hands-on approach to the teaching of harmony and counterpoint in today's classrooms and studios. to discuss some general principles of harmony in concise, practical terms, and to provide guidance for student composers. This will not be a "theory" text, nor an analysis treatise, but rather a guide to some of the basic tools of the trade. This book is the last in a series. The others are: Form, Counterpoint File Size: KB. A thorough study of harmony/four-part writing, species counterpoint, and then finally books on the subject ensures good contrapuntal writing. I'd suggest that one first completes tenfolds of species counterpoint exercises (carefully examining them yourself afterwards can be an excellent way to double your effectiveness), before one moves on to.   Tonal Harmony, 8th Edition by Stefan Kostka and Dorothy Payne and Byron Almén () Preview the textbook, purchase or get a FREE instructor-only desk Edition: 8.