Synopses & Reviews
One of most important books in the history of Western music and a profound advance in musical theory, this work was the first to codify the principles of tonality. Supplemental corrections by Rameau are included and the numerous musical examples have been reset in modern musical notation. Includes an Introduction that discusses Rameau's mathematics, and more.
One of most important books in Western music. Detailed explanation of principles of diatonic harmonic theory. New 1971 translation by Philip Gossett of 1722 edition. Many musical examples.