Harmony through melody : the interaction of melody, counterpoint, and harmony in Western music / Charles Horton, David A. Byrne, Lawrence Ritchey.

Author
Horton, Charles, 1952- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Second edition.
Published/​Created
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2020]
Description
xv, 769 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 26 cm

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"Harmony through Melody offers a robust, conservatory-style approach to music theory focused on Common Era classical works, reaching far beyond basic rudiments. The authors develop techniques and strategies for exploring the fundamental interaction of melody and counterpoint with harmony"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 761-762) and index.
Contents
Part 1. Fundamentals. 1. Musical Sound and Its Notation --2. Scale and Intervals -- 3. Modes and Keys -- 4. Rhythm and Meter -- Part II. Modality : Melody and Harmony. 5. Melodic Design -- 6. Duple Paraphrase -- 7. Harmonic Framework -- 8. Chordal Succession -- Part III. Vocal Melody and Counterpoint. 9. Melodic Dialogue -- 10. Triple Paraphrase -- 11. Vocal Duet -- Part IV. Diatonic Harmony and Tonicization. 12. Tonic Confirmation -- 13. Suspensions and Syncopations -- 14. Tonicization -- 15. Elaborating the Lower Voices -- 16. The Chorale -- Part V. Instrumental Melody and Counterpoint. 17. Quadruple Paraphrase -- 18. Instrumental Duet -- 19. Elaborating the Soprano -- 20. Accompanied Melody -- 21. Diatonic Sequence -- 22. The Minuet -- Part VI. Chromatic Harmony and Form. 23. Primary Mixture -- 24. Intensifying the Dominant -- 25. Intensifying the Tonic -- 26. Formal Modulation -- 27. Chromatic Sequence -- 28. Secondary Mixture -- 29. The Romance -- Part VII. Extension of Chromatic Tonality. 30. Enharmonics -- 31. Extended Voice-Leading Techniques -- 32. Post-Romantic Melody.
ISBN
  • 9781538121467 (paperback)
  • 1538121468 (paperback)
LCCN
2020003653
OCLC
1137740441
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