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For undergraduate courses in Music Theory in departments of Music.A companion text to Ottman's Elementary Harmony: Theory and Practice, 5/e, Advanced Harmony continues the course of instruction in basic music theory. Combined, these two volumes present a systematic study of the principles of harmonic composition as developed by the composers of the 17th to the 19th centuries. It takes the reader to a more complex level of materials-19th century through 20th century. The text applies an incremental learning approach to the academic aspect of music and applies newly acquired knowledge to the writing of music.
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  • Mixed media product | 504 pages
  • 198.12 x 251.46 x 12.7mm | 861.82g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130862371
  • 9780130862372
  • 1,737,620

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From modulation to twentieth-century serial composition, this companion volume to "ELEMENTARY HARMONY, Fifth Edition" completes the study of eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century harmony. The text concludes first with a chapter on the music of Claude Debussy, serving as a transition to the final three chapters designed as an introduction to twentieth-century music. Author Robert W. Ottman presents a wide variety of music examples from music literature and applies material learned to written and keyboard/harmony study programs. ADVANCED HARMONY, Fifth Edition also includes step-by-step suggestions for analysis of seemingly difficult harmonic problems and, in twentieth-century music, detailed instruction in the use and analysis of the twelve-tone method of music composition. NEW-Extensive rewriting and reorganization of text materials designed to improve their clarity and to simplify their application to analysis and to writing projects. NEW-Additional music examples, including compositions by women composers. NEW-Additional exercises with bass line only given as each new harmonic study is presented. NEW-Revised terminology in chapters on music form and on diminished seventh chords. NEW-References to the Workbook where parallel assignments include given answers. NEW-References to musical selections on an accompanying CD.
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Table of contents

1. Modulation. 2. Diminished Triads and Seventh Chords, Including Secondary Leading-Tone Functions. 3. Modulation with Diminished Seventh Chords. 4. Binary and Ternary Forms. 5. Application of Part-Writing Procedures to Instrumental Music. 6. Diatonic Seventh Chords. 7. Chromatic Chords: Modal Mixture; the Neapolitan Sixth; the Augmented Triad. 8. Augmented Sixth Chords. 9. Augmented Sixth Chords: Modulation and Other Uses. 10. Chords of the Ninth, the Eleventh, and the Thirteenth. 11. Chords and Progressions in Special Situations. 12. The Close of the Nineteenth Century-The Beginning of New Directions. 13. Debussy and Impressionism. 14. After Debussy: An Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music. 15. Twentieth-Century Music: Melody, Rhythm, and Harmony. 16. Serial Composition and Later Twentieth-Century Processes. Appendix A. The Essentials of Part: Writing, Conventional Procedures. Appendix B. Instrumentation: Ranges, Clefs, Transposition.
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