Conversations on Harmony; Mit Titelholzschnitt

Conversations on Harmony; Mit Titelholzschnitt

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...a succession, by half tones, of every musical sound. Edward. So that the accompaniment must be a succession of unfinished modnktions. Mother. Exactly so, as you will find in these examples. Chromatic scale of C, accompanied. Edward. We seldom meet with an entire scale, completely accompanied, in music for the pianoforte. Mother. No: we generally hear fragments, more or less long, of diatonic or chromatic scales; somewhat in this manner. The music I play will be much more interesting than it used to be, now that I begin to see how each note helps to form a chord of some kind. But I am afraid I shall never recollect the meaning of all the different figures that are placed above the notes in the bass. Mother. They will become familiar to you much sooner than you imagine. In the mean time, I have made this table to assist your memory. Chord of the Diminished 7th. Four sounds. Not 1st 2nd 3rd 5. inverted. inversion. inversion! inversion. CONVERSATION THE THIRTY-THIRD. UNESSENTIAL NOTES.--HEAL NOTES.--AUXILIAKY NOTES.--APPOQGIATURA.-PASSING NOTES. Mother. In order to give more movement, and greater variety of sound, to the different parts that execute a succession of chords, certain notes, that have no affinity with those chords, are sometimes introduced. The notes so added to the pure accompaniment of a bass, are called Unessential Notes, to distinguish them from those which actually compose those chords, and which are called Real or Essential Notes. The examples that we have written, hitherto, contain none but real notes: we may now add unessential notes. This accompaniment contains both real and unessential notes. I have marked the unessential notes with a: the notes not marked, are real. Edward. You have not figured all the bass notes, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236888812
  • 9781236888815