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Tonal Harmony
Tonal Harmony

Tonal Harmony, 8th Edition

ISBN10: 125944709X | ISBN13: 9781259447099
By Stefan Kostka, Dorothy Payne and Byron Almén

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For a generation of professionals in the musical community, Tonal Harmony has provided a comprehensive, yet accessible and highly practical, set of tools for understanding music.  With this new edition, twenty-first century technology meets a time-honored tradition. Now available in McGraw-Hill’s Connect® with SmartBook®, students are better equipped to understand and master the vocabulary of music efficiently,allowing them to move on more quickly to advanced musical skill-building.

Part I: Fundamentals

Chapter 1: Elements of Pitch

Chapter 2: Elements of Rhythm

Chapter 3: Introduction to Triads and Seventh Chords

Chapter 4: Diatonic Chords in Major and Minor Keys

Part II: Diatonic Triads

Chapter 5: Principles of Voice Leading

Chapter 6: Root Position Part Writing

Chapter 7: Harmonic Progression

Chapter 8: Triads in First Inversion

Chapter 9: Triads in Second Inversion

Chapter 10: Cadences, Phrases, Periods, and Sentences

Chapter 11: Two-Part Tonal Counterpoint

Chapter 12: Non-Chord Tones 1

Chapter 13: Nonchord Tones 2

Part III: Diatonic Seventh Chords

Chapter 14: The V7 Chord

Chapter 15: Other Diatonic Seventh Chords

Part IV: Chromaticism

Chapter 16: Secondary Functions 1

Chapter 17: Secondary Functions 2

Chapter 18: Modulations Using Diatonic Common Chords

Chapter 19: Some Other Modulatory Techniques

Chapter 20: Binary and Ternary Forms

Part V: Chromaticism 2

Chapter 21: Mode Mixture and the Neapolitan

Chapter 22: Augmented Sixth Chords

Chapter 23: Enharmonic Spellings and Enharmonic Modulations

Chapter 24: Further Elements of the Harmonic Vocabulary

Chapter 25: Tonal Harmony in the Late Nineteenth Century

Part VI: An Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music

Chapter 26: Materials and Techniques

Chapter 27: Post-Tonal Theory

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Stefan Kostka

Dorothy Payne

Byron Almén


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