First Year Harmony

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Arthur P. Schmidt, 1908 - Harmony - 156 pages
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Page iii - A series of lessons in tone by which students and amateurs may learn the more usual harmonic and melodic progressions, and the laws underlying them.
Page 158 - It contains a well-selected list of musical terms. All the major scales are given in tabular form. The three forms of the minor scale are similarly presented, and the book, in conclusion, presents a number of test papers actually set in schools, colleges and Universities.
Page 157 - Position is taken up and exercises requiring the use of specific chords are given.
Page 157 - This book is divided into two parts. In Part I, all chords are presented, one at a time, in major and minor: (a) for Analysis, (b) (or Tone Study through the voice, (c) for use in Phrase and Period forms.
Page 3 - We infer from the word Major that there are other kinds of sixths, and from the word sixth we infer that in naming Intervals, something is counted, something which in this example contains six distinct units.
Page 3 - Interval is represented on paper by two signs (notes) one of which is higher on the staff than the other. This audible and visible " highness " is, in music, distance or Interval. This distance (Interval) can be measured.
Page 5 - To be able to determine the Number name of an Interval we must be able to count from one to nine; and to say the first ueven letters of the alphabet. To determine the Specific name of an Interval we must knot" the Major Scale of the lower tone of the given Interval.
Page 5 - Seal? tone, or if it be below it. RULE. An Interval is Major when the upper tone is found in the Major Scale of the lower tone.
Page 26 - The material of which music is made is tone, in recognizable, orderly chord groups. The simplest chord group is the Triad, or three tone chord. The Triad, or three tone chord, consists of fundamental r—9- Fifth (root), third, and fifth.

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