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Designed to meet the needs of the two-year theory curriculum for music majors, this straightforward market-leading text emphasizes practicality and ease of use for both the student and the instructor.

Table of Contents

Preface

To the Student

Part I: Fundamentals

Chapter 1: Elements of Pitch

The Keyboard and Octave Registers

Notation of the Staff

The Major Scale

The Major Key Signatures

Minor Scale

Minor Key Signatures

Scale Degree Names

Intervals

Perfect, Major, and Minor Intervals

Augmented and Diminished Intervals

Inversion of Intervals

Consonant and Dissonant Intervals

Summary

Chapter 2: Elements of Rhythm

Rhythm

Durational Symbols

Beat and Tempo

Meter

Division of the Beat

Simple Time Signatures

Compound Time Signatures

Time Signatures Summarized

More on Durational Symbols

Summary

Chapter 3: Introduction to Triads and Seventh Chords

Introduction

Triads

Seventh Chords

Inversions of Chords

Inversion Symbols and Figured Bass

Lead Sheet Symbols

Recognizing Chords in Various Textures

Summary

Chapter 4: Diatonic Chords in Major and Minor Keys

Introduction

The Minor Scale

Diatonic Triads in Major

Diatonic Triads in Minor

Diatonic Seventh Chords in Major

Diatonic Seventh Chords in Minor

(and more...)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072852608
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Location:
Boston
Author:
Kostka Stefan
Author:
Kostka, Stefan M.
Author:
Payne, Dorothy
Author:
Kostka, Stefan
Subject:
Instruction & Study
Subject:
Harmony
Subject:
Gospel
Subject:
Religious - Gospel
Subject:
Instruction & Study - General
Subject:
Music-Choral and Sacred
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Series Volume:
no. 216
Publication Date:
June 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
10.20x8.26x1.27 in. 3.08 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Harmony
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruction and Study » Theory and Composition

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