This book examines music that is neither tonal nor atonal, or a combination of the two. Includes theoretical discussion as well as looks at music by Bartok, Messiaen, and others. With an introduction and addendum. Music examples. Diagrams.
Chapters on the basic and altered seventh chords, "other four-note structures" (triads with added 4th or 2nds and unconventional clusters), melodic considera tions, et cetera. Appendix; notes about the author.
This book starts with the basics of learning how to read music and hear harmonies, then moves on to producing tone and listening to others. Song fragments are included in the book and accompanying CD. Book also includes advanced sight singing exercises. With preface and acknowledgements.
If you have wanted to sing harmony with others but have not had the knowledge or confidence to do it, then these three CD's are for you. You can now learn the principles of singing two, three and four-part harmonies to enhance your favorite songs.
The materials, theory and philosophy of scales, tonality, equal temperament and other topics of common practice Western music are explained in ways understandable to the novice. With a preface, notes, and suggestions for further reading.
…such as swing, improvising, scales, and chords. It also includes discussions of the styles of violinists such as Stephane Grappelli, Jean-Luc Ponty, Didier Lockwood, and others. With an introduction and bibliography. Black & white photos. The CD contains recordings of 65 examples from the book.
Also contains : Great Crunch Collision, Combination March, Harmony Club Waltz, Augustan Club Waltz, Binks' Waltz and others.
This book teaches many apsects of jazz comping on the piano, including chords, voicings, rhythms, comping with others, various forms, and more. With an introduction, discography and glossary. The CD contains audio examples of exercises in the book.
The great session percussionist Richards offers more than thirty sight-reading exercises, which tackle issues of rhythm, melody and harmony. With an introduction and notes on the exercises.
A recording of Cherubini's opera by the period instrument orchestra Le Cercle de l'Harmonie. With Nathalie Manfrino, Hjordis Thebault, and others.
Basics, Rhythm and note values, Accidentals, Intervals, Time signatures, Scales, Key signatures, Harmony, Transposition, Dynamics, Tempo, Expression, and other chapters. Appendices: Musical terms; Scales; Ranges of instruments and voices.
Composed in 1996 for Dusty and Dawn Dowdy and premiered by them at Virginia Commonwealth Univ. in Richmond, January 1997. The two movements, Reverie and Awakening are opposites in mood, harmony and other ways. With biographical sketch and program note by the composer.
The authors offer fresh analysis of works such as The Rite of Spring, Les Noces, and Renard. Focus is placed on meter and metrical displacement, as well as melody, harmony and other concepts. With an introduction, bibliography, and index. Music examples.
T. L. Jackson, University of North Texas, wrote in tribute to the memory of Derrick Puffett. Study of the Pathetique through metaphors, background and early reception, form and large-scale harmony, compositional genesis, & other chapters. Three b&w plates. Appendices, notes, bibliography, index.
These pieces may be easier, but they do draw upon 20th century harmonies and other ideas. Includes: It Grows Dark; A Bad Dream; A Beautiful Dream; Holidays On the Island; Birdsong on Sunday Morning; The Clown Enters; Our Cat Is Sick; and Dance of the Masks.
Lead sheets for over 400 hymns and other Christian songs. Some include two or three-part harmonies. Includes indices by song title and by key as well as a guitar chord chart.
The well-known Dutch choir sings songs by Ben Folds, Dizzy Gillespie, Marc Shaiman, and others.
Commissioned by the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra through the American Composers Forum Continental Harmony program. The music sets texts by Langston Hughes, Walt Whitman and others. Premiered in March 2007. With a composer's note. Duration ca. 21 minutes.
This edition provides a clean copy of the original work, with no changes made other than the elimination of errors and inconsistencies. The sixteenth study is a great deal more difficult than the others. Each study is provided with a bass part for counterpoint and harmony.
Heribert Esser is a conductor and music director. Irene S. Scott is the step-daughter of Schenker's student Oswald Jonas, who was the editor of other texts from the same composer. Contains facsimiles of original manuscripts(4), 12 chapters on theory-harmony-composition, appendices, bibl, index.
“Essential Musicianship, Book 2,” recommended for Grades 8-10 or other older beginners, is a sequential choral method that helps the older beginner or returning singer develop basic to intermediate skills. Each of the twenty chapters includes materials for vocal development, music theory, sight…
Stoll plays music by Granados, Cabarcos, Vitores, Cage, Schulhoff, and others. With Jose Vitores, guitar.