Basic principles of music theory

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Ronald Press Co., May 1, 1965 - Music - 278 pages
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This is a no-nonsense to the point book that teaches the fundamentals of Western European art music. Explanation, examples, exercises.

Contents

NOTATION SCALES KEYS
3
INTERVALS
18
FORMS AND FUNCTIONS
25
TONIC SUBDOMINANT DOMINANT
33
HARMONIZATION IN THE ROOT POSITION
46
THE FIRST INVERSION
62
form Nonharmonic tones The passing tone
69
THE CHORD
76
THE SECONDARY DOMINANT
146
THE SECONDARY SEVENTH
162
THE DIMINISHED SEVENTH
183
CHORDS OF THE NINTH ELEVENTH AND THIRTEENTH
199
MODAL ALTERATIONS
216
ADVANCED MODULATION
233
CHROMATIC ALTERATION
244
CONCLUSION
264

THE DOMINANT SEVENTH
88
SUPERTONIC MEDIANT SUBMEDIANT
110
MODULATION
131
SUGGESTED REFERENCE MATERIALS
272
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