A System of the Science of Music and Practical Composition: Incidentally Comprising What Is Usually Understood by the Term Through Bass

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Da Capo Press, Incorporated, 1976 - Music - 323 pages
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Contents

Diatonic Scale
1
Chromatic Scale
4
Number and Order of the Sharps in each Key
5
Exercise on a Bass Melody 320 The same Melody variously treated 323 Sequences of 6ths 5 6 and 7
7
The same of the Flats and 9 Easy method of recollecting them
9
Enharmonic Changes and Scale 12 Circle of Keys
10
Construction of the Common Chord
11
Its Bass 19 Its Three Positions
12
Chord of the added 6th Instructions for writing Exercises
117
Exercise with Cadences
119
Changing the Time of an Exercise
120
Various Styles of Accompaniment
121
Dissonances in Modulation
122
Figuring of Inverted Basses when Dissonances are introduced EXAM PLES 124 Inverted Basses to Melodies
124
First Rule
125
Second
126

Melody and Harmony defined
13
Progression
15
To find the Fundamental Basses of the Scale Signature
16
Fundamental Basses to Melodies
17
Common Chords added
18
Harmony in Score
20
Consecutive 5ths and 8ths explained 30 To avoid consecutive 8ths 31 Do 5ths 31 Fundamental
21
EXAM PLES 32 Resolution of the Chord of the
22
Diversification of the Common Chord
23
Variations to a Harmonized Melody 37 Figuring the Bass
25
Resolution of the Chord of the
27
Through the Circle of Keys by the 7th 44 Harmony in Four Parts
29
Fundamental 7th introduced
33
Second Rule for Accompanying the Scale 53 Third Rule
38
Fourth Rule
40
Peculiar Character of each of the Four Parts Soprano Alto Tenor and Bass
41
Major and Minor Chord
43
Progression thro the circle of Keys Maj and Min 02 Specimens of Diversification in performance of Exercises Origin of Harmony
46
Modulation 71
53
j 75
55
Harmonics of Sonorous Bodies
63
Comprising a Natural Melody and its Basses
64
Scales of Three Sounds
66
In continued succession
67
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Introduction to the Construction of Melodies 333 Accent 334 Different Measures of Time 334 Rhythm 345 Construction of Periods
86
by Intervals of the Chords of the Three Fundamental Basses
87
Hints for Variations and Extemporary performance
88
Concord and Discord
89
Dissonances
90
Preparation and Resolution
93
The 4th resolved into the
94
9th into the
95
Ascending Scale with Dissonances
96
Descending do
98
Do with the 7th added
99
Compound Dissonances
101
Arrangement for performance
102
Dissonances on every progression of the Bass
103
Inverted Basses
106
Figuring of
107
Modulation by the 1st Inversion of the Dom
108
by the
111
by the
113
Further Specimens of Diversification Relaxation of Rules in writing for the Pianoforte
114
Cadences
115
Third and Fourth
127
Interchange of Intervals
128
Licensed Introduction of the 7th 131 Scales with Inverted Basses 132 Doubling any interval of a Chord 134 Scales with Dissonances 140 Recapitulat...
130
Diversifications
132
The Sixth of the Scale descending 173 Minor Scales harmonized
133
Minor Melodies
136
Modulation by Intervals of a Melody
137
First Rule
139
EXAM PLES 218 Melody in the Tenor 219 Bass
165
Passing Notes
172
Accented and Unaccented
173
used as Notes of Modulation
175
Auxiliary Notes 245 Imitation
177
Extended Passing and Auxiliary Notes
180
Second
181
Third
183
with Passing and Auxiliary Notes
185
Fourth
186
with Dissonances 257 Writing for the Pianoforte
187
Fifth
188
Sixth
190
Retardation
194
Chord of the 11th
195
Chord of the Sharp Sixth
197
Prepared and Unprepared 273 Chord of the 13th
198
Compound
202
Variety of Cadences
204
Do introduced in Minor Melodies
205
Crossing of Parts
208
Minor Scale variously written
210
Major
212
Melody in the Alto
215
Modern Diatonic Scale investigated
232
employed in Modulation
280
Imperfect Cadence
281
False
282
Interrupted 287 Irregular False
286
Suspended
288
Great
289
Equivocal Chord
290
Equivocal Modulation
291
Do by the Compound Sharp
293
Deceptive Modulations
295
Protracted
299
Modulation with Ascending Chromatic Scale in the Bass
302
Do Descending Irregular Periods
303
Sketch of a Melody 362 with Fundamental Basses 363 with Inverted Basses 364 with Melody in the Soprano 365 with Harmony in Four Parts 366 ...
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