A Student Handbook on the Basics of Elementary Harmony
This integrated set of music theory books is the only publication that combines sight and sound for the instruction of elementary harmony. The beginning student is taught to partwrite with skill and, above all, to hear what he/she has written. No other texts currently marketed offer this integration. The books have been refined in twenty-seven years of teaching and are proven to work on advanced high school and college level students. Text prices are based on an order of 5 or more books.
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Exercises Preliminary to Part Writing
Consonance and Dissonance
Triads and Rhythm
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A6 Chord accented passing tone altered chords AMA1 appoggiatura approached and left augmented sixth chords avoid bass line bass note Chorales chord chart chord is called chord is complete chord is prepared chord is usually chord tone common chords common in root Common Practice Period diminished dissonance dominant seventh Doubled Third figured bass Flat Seven flat six found in root fourth scale degree inversion chord J J J J key signatures leading tone leap left smoothly major key melody minor borrowing minor key minor scale mode modulation neighboring tone non-harmonic tone note of resolution parallel fifths pitch preparation and resolution prepared by suspension resolved root position second inversion secondary dominant seven chord seventh scale degree sharp four sharp six sixth scale degree soprano sound student subdominant submediant Suggested dictation Suggested exercises supertonic Third Inversion tonic chord unaltered scale Uncommon usually complete voice leading writing