Harmony and Voice Leading has 70 ratings and 4 reviews. Eric said: Simply the best composition/analysis book I’ve ever found. Instead of recapitulating t. growing list–is Edward Aldwell and Carl Schachter’s Harmony and Voice. Leading. * Unlike Peter Westergaard, whose Introduction to Tonal Theory uses. Harmony and Voice Leading by Edward Aldwell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Mark rated it really liked it Jul 31, But can also learn the mechanics of the harmonic and voice-leading principles in situ.

Procedures of Four-Part Writing. And there are very few if any omissions of relevant material. Garry rated it really liked it Oct 19, IVI and Its Elaborations.

Ben rated it really liked it Jul 25, It deals extensively and exhaustively with the basic musical theory necessary to understand harmony; more advanced topics are then covered, such as dissonance and chromaticism as part of a wider discussion of voice-leading. Hendrik Kits Van Heyningen rated it leaving it Mar 22, Allie Jessing rated it did not like it Jun 21, Bob rated it it ans ok Jul 15, The Best Books of Selected pages Title Page.


It does much to explain why and how harmony works in the way it does making its points with compositions from Tallis’ Canon to Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde. It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions-linear and harmonic-at an early stage. But it’s also a lengthy hardback, at well over pages. Index of Musical Examples. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Joseph Pisano rated it a,dwell it Aug leaxing, He has given recitals and master classes throughout the United States as well as in Israel, England and Germany, many of them devoted to the works of Bach.

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Harmony and Voice Leading. Carl Schachter has taught music theory and analysis at Mannes College since It’s andd evident that the material and the way its parts interrelate were in the forefront of the authors’ minds when they conceived of this book; and not merely a way to build a “course” that would fit a homogenous college syllabus.

It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions–linear and harmonic–at an early stage.

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Common terms and phrases 11 T? At each step, extracts from the works of familiar and some not so familiar composers underline, re-inforce but usually illuminate the relevant theory very well.

Harmony and Voice Leading

David Julian rated it liked it Mar 06, It’s not a book for drilling inversions or fingering Major sevenths on the guitar. Very little is introduced and taught that doesn’t originate in music of the giants of the period… musical examples abound, two, three, four, sometimes more to every page, or well over In almost three dozen chapters, of between a dozen and two dozen pages each, a very broad range of topics pertaining to how music is constructed is covered.

He studied theory and analysis privately with Carl Schachter and later with Ernst Oster. This emphasis on “bespoke” music is really one of the book’s strongest aspects. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.