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Twentieth Century Harmony: Creative Aspects and Practice

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Here for the first time is an orderly presentation of the harmonic procedures to be found in music of the first half of the twentieth-century. The author examines the nature of intervals in various contexts, discusses the modes and other scales employed in modern music, describes the formation and uses of chords by thirds, by fourths, and by seconds, of added-note chords and polychords; he deals with different types of harmonic motion, with harmonic rhythm and dynamic sand ornamentation, with harmonic behavior in tonality, polytonality, atonality and serial composition.

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One of the most important books on contemporary music in the twentieth century.

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ISBN:
9780393095395
Author:
Persichetti, Vincent
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Theory
Subject:
Harmony
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Theory
Subject:
Music-Theory and Composition
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Edition Number:
4
Publication Date:
19610231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.5 x 1 in 1.165 lb

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