Figured Harmony at the Keyboard Part 1
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Figured Harmony at the Keyboard Part 1

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This book presents figured harmony as a form of aural training. It seeks to make the student more keenly aware of chord-relationships as actual sound. It will increase the student's power to form an inward realization of what a page of music is going to sound like without having actually heard it.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 64 pages
  • 210.82 x 276.86 x 7.62mm | 204.12g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • music examples
  • 0193214717
  • 9780193214712
  • 443,948

About R. O. Morris

Reginald Owen Morris was a British composer and teacher. He was born in York and was educated at Harrow School, New College, Oxford and the Royal College of Music in London, where he subsequently became professor of counterpoint and composition. Morris was considered a brilliant teacher of counterpoint, and wrote a number of influential texts on the subject. Students of Morris included composers Gerald Finzi, Sir Michael Tippett, Constant Lambert, Robin Milford, Anthony Milner, Edmund Rubbra, Bernard Stevens and Jean Coulthard.show more

Table of contents

Common chords in root position ; First inversions ; Second inversions ; Suspensions ; The chord of the seventh in root position ; The first inversion of the seventh ; The remaining inversions of the seventh ; Accented passing notes: simple ornamentation ; Major and minor ninths and diminished sevenths ; The remaining chromatic chords (augmented triad, augmented sixth, Neapolitan sixth) ; Double and triple suspensions ; Rests in the bassshow more

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