Counterpoint in Composition: The Study of Voice Leading

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The Norton Manual of Music Notation

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - At the same time, it serves as an indispensable reference to a wide variety of notational conventions. Part i deals with elements of notation, arranged in the order they are found in printed music, i. E. Clefs, time signatures, followed by key signatures, etc. For each element, a model, where appropriate, a model is given and, simple drills provided.

In part ii, the elements are combined and the student is introduced to considerations of spacing, changes of meter, clef, and key as well as the notation of syncopation and irregular divisions of the beat. Part iii delineates scoring practices ranging from notating two lines of music on one staff to discussions of transposing instruments, orchestral score layouts, and the extraction of instrumental parts.

The author provides an appendix designed for those who wish to achieve more professional results; copying tools, materials, and techniques, as well as popular-music notation are described in detail. George heussenstamm is a frequently-performed composer who has prepared his own scores for years. The present book is the practical result of his experience as a teacher and professional copyist.

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The Study of Counterpoint: From Johann Joseph Fux's Gradus Ad Parnassum

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - J. S. The present translation by alfred Mann is therefore the first faithful rendering in English from the original Latin and presents the essence of Fux's teachings. The most celebrated book on counterpoint is Fux's great theoretical work Gradus ad Parnassum. Since its appearance in 1725, it has been used by and has directly influenced the work of many of the greatest composers.

. The essence of the most celebrated book on counterpoint, Fux's Gradus ad Parnassum. For its distinction as a classic and its undiminished usefulness for the modern student it is a privilege to offer this fine translation in the Norton Library. An impressive list of nineteenth-century composers subscribed to its second edition, and in more recent times Paul Hindemith said, "Perhaps the craft of composition would really have fallen into decline if Fux's Gradus had not set up a standard.

The Study of Counterpoint: From Johann Joseph Fux's Gradus Ad Parnassum #ad - Originally written in latin, steps to Parnassus was translated into the principal European languages, but the only English version was a free paraphrase published in 1886. Bach held it in high esteem, leopold mozart trained his famous son from its pages, Haydn worked out every lesson with meticulous care, and Beethoven condensed it into an abstract for ready reference.

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Structural Hearing: Tonal Coherence in Music Dover Books on Music

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Dover Publications #ad - This set, melodic lines, and progressions of chords, starts with basic definitions and simple examples, and trains the reader not only to hear successions of tones, which is a standard work used in all important music schools, but also to understand their structural coherence and significance. Package Quantity: 1.

Dr. Using the concept of chord functions as a basis, he differentiates sharply between chord grammar or labeling and significance, showing that function rather than the ordinary label is really significant. It is invaluable for musicians and for all who are seriously interested in music, performer, whether as a student, critic, or conductor.

Structural Hearing: Tonal Coherence in Music Dover Books on Music #ad - Since its publication in 1952. Excellent Quality. Great Gift Idea. Satisfaction Ensured. Produced with the highest grade materials. Further distinctions between chords of structure and chords of prolongation, harmonic and contrapuntal uses, and the concept of musical direction provide effective tools for the analysis of music.

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Harmony and Voice Leading

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Cengage Learning #ad - Exercises included at the end of each unit have students undertake such creative assignments as writing short progressions of various types and harmonizing melodies with unfigured/figured bass lines. A new instructor's companion site will include "Guidelines for Instructors, " an instructor's manual written by Allen Cadwallader.

Ii, fourth edition audio cd-rom for aldwell/Cadwallader's Harmony and Voice Leading, Fourth Edition Package Quantity: 1. Excellent Quality. Great Gift Idea. Satisfaction Ensured. Produced with the highest grade materials. It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions--linear and harmonic--at an early stage.

Clearer visual presentation, increased clarity and consistency of terminology and symbols, and more guidance in the exercises increase the text's effectiveness. A new chapter introduces species counterpoint, and the text integrates this material into subsequent units. Important points are summarized in boxes as needed throughout each unit to help students check the progress of their learning.

Harmony and Voice Leading #ad - Important points are summarized in boxes as needed throughout each unit to help students check the progress of their learning. The fourth edition now includes a chapter introducing species counterpoint and integrates that material into the rest of the text. Workbooks and cd sets will be available in print or on a password-protected site.

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Fundamentals of Musical Composition

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Faber & Faber #ad - On the one hand, from the smallest to the largest forms; on the other hand, it has the practical objective of introducing students to the process of composing in a systematic way, the author analyses in thorough detail and with numerous illustrations those particular sections in the works of the masters which relate to the compositional problem under discussion.

Used book in Good Condition. Package Quantity: 1. For his classes he developed a manner of presentation in which 'every technical matter is discussed in a very fundamental way, so that at the same time it is both simple and thorough'. This book can be used for analysis as well as for composition. Excellent Quality.

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Harmony and Voice Leading

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Cengage Learning #ad - It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions--linear and harmonic--at an early stage. The first three units of the book are designed to be taught sequentially, but instructors have the flexibility to teach the latter units in any combination and order they choose.

Package Quantity: 1. Excellent Quality. Great Gift Idea. Satisfaction Ensured. Produced with the highest grade materials. A comprehensive volume spanning the entire theory course, HARMONY AND VOICE LEADING begins with coverage of basic concepts of theory and harmony, and moves into coverage of advanced dissonance and chromaticism.

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Counterpoint 4th Edition

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Pearson #ad - Designed for courses in music, this established text introduces the contrapuntal style of 17th and 18th century music through analysis and writing. Package Quantity: 1. Excellent Quality. Great Gift Idea. Satisfaction Ensured. Produced with the highest grade materials. Used book in Good Condition. Also, by linking the study of counterpoint to music of a specific period, the text provides a clear model for students to emulate and a definite basis for the criticism of student work.

While a limited understanding of contrapuntal elements may be gained through analysis alone, these elements are grasped in a more intimate way through the actual writing of contrapuntal examples.

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Contemporary Counterpoint: Theory & Application Music Theory: Counterpoint

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Berklee Press #ad - Berklee Guide. Use counterpoint to make your music more engaging and creative. Used book in Good Condition. Package Quantity: 1. Whether you are a composer, or improvising musician, this book will help hone your craft, arranger, gain control, orchestrator, music director, film composer, bandleader, and lead you to new creative possibilities.

Excellent Quality. Great Gift Idea. Satisfaction Ensured. Produced with the highest grade materials. Counterpoint the relationship between musical voices is among the core principles for writing music, and it has been central to the study of composition for many centuries. You will learn "tricks of the trade" from the masters and apply these skills to contemporary styles.

Contemporary Counterpoint: Theory & Application Music Theory: Counterpoint #ad - Online audio examples illustrate the principles being discussed, and many recommended listening lists point you to additional examples of how these principles have been used in music over the past thousand years.

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Standard Wirebound Manuscript Paper Green Cover

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Rhythmical Articulation A Complete Method: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 1170 Voice Technique

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