Harmony - a Course of Study

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Read Books, 2009 - Music - 252 pages
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PREFACE: The object of this book is to give the student a working vocabulary of chords for the harmonizing of melodies in the order of their practical value and harmonic importance. The author has endeavoured to encourage the student to use his ever increasing chord material, - not so much by warnings against what is bad, as by examples of what is good, as musicians understand it, and by maxims deduced from such examples. This book is not intended to deprive the teacher of his occupation, but rather to furnish him with useful text and material, systematically arranged, which he is to illustrate and elucidate as much as is necessary.........This early works is a fascinating look at the subject with much of the information still useful and practical today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the o

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