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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It deals with much more than the relationships expressed in harmonic, and even melodic, intervals. Remaining Uses of Seventh Chords. I recomend this to the musician who is already farmiliar with music thoery. 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. He has taught theory at The Curtis Institute of Music since and is currently Chairperson of the theory department.

The Phrygian II Neapolitan. Bob rated it it was ok Jul 15, Triads and Seventh Chords. In fact the topics are so well divided that you can almost dip in and out.


Reference forward and backward “…As we saw in Unit 2, Section 5…” are helpful. He has been a member of the Techniques of Music department at Mannes since and a member of the piano department since It is aimed at students who want to “get better grades in the shortest time possible”.

This emphasis on “bespoke” music is really one of the book’s strongest aspects.

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Jul 26, Richard Pohl rated it really liked it Shelves: W0lfgang M0zart rated it really liked it Jun 17, Diego rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Ron Dinkins rated it it was amazing Jun 25, It does much to explain why and how harmony works alrwell the way it does making its points with compositions from Tallis’ Canon to Leaidng Das Lied von der Erde.

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Harmony and Voice Leading

Joseph Pisano rated it liked it Aug 09, It’s not a book for drilling inversions or fingering Major sevenths on the guitar. Seventh Chords with Added Dissonance.


Common terms and phrases 11 T? He has been a member of the Techniques of Music department at Mannes since and a member of the piano department since Shaoliang Hua rated it did not like it Feb 06, Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The book first aaldwell in so has the twin advantages of recency yet pedigree. Many of the score extracts are cleanly annotated.

At each vice, extracts from the works of familiar and some not so familiar composers underline, re-inforce but usually illuminate the relevant theory very well.

This book is a step up from the kaftka book titled Tonal Harmony. Kimberly rated it liked it May 11, The Best Books voicce Mark rated it really liked it Jul 31, Carl Schachter has taught music theory and analysis at Mannes College since