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. Edward Aldwell/Allen Cadwallader/Carl Schachter. View as Instructor. Product cover for Harmony and Voice Leading 5th Edition by Edward Aldwell/Allen. growing list–is Edward Aldwell and Carl Schachter’s Harmony and Voice. Leading. * Unlike Peter Westergaard, whose Introduction to Tonal Theory uses.

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Production is to a very high standard: Reference forward and backward “…As we saw in Unit 2, Section 5…” are helpful.

Explanatory Tables and Charts. Laurie rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Procedures of Four-Part Writing. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Rather, how music from the common practice period works the ways it does in terms aldewll harmony. Refresh and try again.

He studied theory and analysis privately with Carl Schachter and later with Ernst Oster. Triads and Seventh Chords.

The three authors Edward Aldwell died while this edition was in preparation aim is to offer a comprehensive aldsell of study in harmony of the music of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The first three Units of the book are designed to be taught sequentially, but instructors have the flexibility to teach the latter units in any combination and order they choose.


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Harmonu Hua rated it did not like it Feb 06, Joseph Pisano rated it liked it Aug 09, W0lfgang M0zart rated it really liked it Jun 17, The book first appeared in so has the twin advantages of recency yet pedigree. Garry rated it really liked it Oct 19, Ben rated it really liked it Jul 31, It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions–linear and harmonic–at an early stage.

David rated it liked it Jan 15, Lists with This Book.

Davi rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Trivia About Harmony and Voice 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.

The style of exposition clear and yet personal.

Many of the aldwepl extracts are cleanly annotated. This emphasis on “bespoke” music is really one of the book’s strongest aspects.

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Harmony and Voice Leading

But don’t be put off by the marketing. Allie Jessing rated it did not like it Jun 21, It’s not a book for drilling inversions or fingering Major sevenths on the guitar. A new Premium Website for students will provide interactive, guided exercises for new material covered in each aldell.

Should one know the terms well enough he or she could easily find mistakes in this edition. Want to Read saving…. First the authors explain and illustrate the smallest components of Modes and Keys; eventually they look at modulation and the likes of chromatic neighbors.


Harmony and Voice Leading by Edward Aldwell

The companion website has both streaming and downloadable mp3 files of all the musical example in the text, a variety of exercises and an electronic version of the student workbook.

Jul 26, Richard Pohl rated it really liked it Shelves: If you are looking for a single volume, that’s unpretentious and comprehensive, extremely well written and likely to accord with your understanding of the importance of harmony ad musical history, this one can be recommended wholeheartedly.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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 Thanks for telling us about the problem.

It seems that several previous sets of errors have been ironed out in the edition. It deals extensively and exhaustively with the basic harmonny 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.

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