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Harmony in Context
Harmony in Context

Harmony in Context, 3rd Edition

ISBN10: 1260055760 | ISBN13: 9781260055764
By Miguel Roig-Francoli
© 2020

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Designed for undergraduate music majors, Harmony in Context provides the richest possible musical context for the study of harmony, constantly encouraging students to translate what they are learning into better performances and better listening. The musical examples and anthology encompass a wide variety of different composers and repertoires. A clear and visually attractive layout, as well as the use of section and subsection headings and lists where appropriate, are essential aspects that contribute to the effective organization of this book. Recordings for all the musical examples from the literature included in both the book and the anthology are available on the book's Online Learning Center.

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Introduction: The Fundamentals of Music
Chapter A Pitch: Notation and Intervals
Chapter B Rhythm and Meter
Chapter C Tonality: Scales and Keys
Chapter D The Rudiments of Harmony I: Triads and Seventh Chords
Chapter E The Rudiments of Harmony II: Labeling Chords. Musical Texture
Chapter F Introduction to Species Counterpoint

Part I: Diatonic Harmony
Chapter 1  Harmonic Progression.  The Connection of Chords
Chapter 2 The Fundamental Progression:  The Tonic and Dominant Triads in Root Position. 
Chapter 3 Harmonic Function; the Subdominant Triad in Root Position
Chapter 4 Triads in First Inversion
Chapter 5 The Supertonic: Melody Harmonization
Chapter 6 Nonchord Tones
Chapter 7 6/4 Chords
Chapter 8 The Dominant Seventh and Its Inversions
Chapter 9 The Leading-Tone Triad
Chapter 10  Cadences
Chapter 11  Building the Context for Harmony I: Phrase Structure
Chapter 12  Building the Context for Harmony II: Thematic Development
Chapter 13  Harmonic Rhythm; Metric Reduction
Chapter 14  The Mediant, Submediant, and Subtonic Triads
Chapter 15  Other Diatonic Seventh Chords
Chapter 16  Harmonic Sequences

Part II: Chromatic Harmony and Form
Chapter 17  Tonicization I
Chapter 18  Tonicization II
Chapter 19  Tonicization III: Secondary Leading-Tone Chords
Chapter 20  Modulation to Closely-Related Keys
Chapter 21  Small Forms: Binary and Ternary; Variation Forms
Chapter 22  Contrapuntal Genres: Invention and Fugue
Chapter 23  Modal Mixture
Chapter 24  The Neapolitan Chord
Chapter 25  Augmented Sixth Chords
Chapter 26  Chromatic Modulatory Techniques:Modulation to Distantly Related Keys I
Chapter 27  Modulation to Distantly-Related Keys II; Linear Chromaticism I
Chapter 28  Introduction to Large Forms
Chapter 29  Expanding Functional Tonality: Extended Tertian Chords; Linear Chromaticism II;
Chapter 30  The German Romantic Lied: Chromatic Harmony in Context
Chapter 31  Toward (and Beyond) the Limits of Functional Tonality

Appendix: Transposing Instruments

Musical Example Index
Subject Index
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Miguel Roig-Francoli


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