Graduate Review of Tonal Theory

Graduate Review of Tonal Theory
Author: Steven Geoffrey Laitz,Christopher A. Bartlette
Release: 2010
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 270
ISBN: 0195376994
Language: en
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This student workbook accompanies Graduate Review of Tonal Theory: A Recasting of Common-Practice Harmony, Form, and Counterpoint. The exercises are organized by chapter into 61 discrete assignments, each progressing from short, introductory analytical and writing exercises to more-involved tasks. This volume also features additional keyboard exercises for 12 chapters. The student workbook is enhanced by a DVD of recordings by the Eastman students and faculty of musical examples from the text and analytical exercises within.

Student Workbook to Accompany Graduate Review of Tonal Theory

Student Workbook to Accompany Graduate Review of Tonal Theory
Author: Steven Geoffrey Laitz
Release: 2010
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 276
ISBN: 0195376994
Language: en
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What to Listen For in Music

What to Listen For in Music
Author: Aaron Copland
Release: 2011-02-01
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781101513149
Language: en
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Now in trade paperback: “The definitive guide to musical enjoyment” (Forum). In this fascinating analysis of how to listen to both contemporary and classical music analytically, eminent American composer Aaron Copland offers provocative suggestions that will bring readers a deeper appreciation of the most viscerally rewarding of all art forms.

The Complete Musician

The Complete Musician
Author: Steven Geoffrey Laitz
Release: 2015-11-20
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 875
ISBN: 0199347093
Language: en
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Beginning with music fundamentals, The Complete Musician covers all the topics necessary for a thorough understanding of undergraduate music theory by focusing on music in context. Rather than rote learning of concepts and memorizing terms, The Complete Musician emphasizes how theory informs the work of performers. Composers respond not only to their instincts, experiences, and training in every work they write; they also follow certain ideals and models when appropriate, and modify them to fit their own personal vision. Theory is not a "theoretical" activity; it is a living one that responds to how music is composed and performed. Understanding how theory intersects with composition and performance is key to seeing its relevance to students' wider musical lives. The Complete Musician makes this connection.

Analysis of Tonal Music

Analysis of Tonal Music
Author: Allen Clayton Cadwallader,David Gagné
Release: 2007
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 399
ISBN: UOM:39015067694581
Language: en
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Introduces the fundamental principles of Schenkerian analysis within the context of the music itself.

Casals and the Art of Interpretation

Casals and the Art of Interpretation
Author: David Blum
Release: 2015-05-15
Editor: Univ of California Press
Pages: 236
ISBN: 9780520963511
Language: en
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"This is an immensely valuable book and one which is clearly designed to appeal to all musicians—not just string players...Mr. Blum has captured in great detail the little things that so often make a great teacher. I would strongly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in the Art of Interpretation."—Music Teacher "The volume belongs to an exceptional class of literature: it is to be welcomed as a significant contribution. In his Forward, Antony Hopkins in a most eloquent way makes us fully aware of our possible great loss had the subject material forming this book not been preserved for posterity...throughout the book one remains not only an absorbed reader, but very much an active participant."—Violoncello Society Newsletter "Now we have an authoritative guide to this great artist's approach to interpretation...a book which should be compulsory reading for every player, conductor and teacher."—Music Journal of the Incorporated Society of Musicians "Blum has elegantly combined precise music terminology with meticulous music examples to present lucid and revealing details of interpretation that can be quickly and easily grasped. Only superlatives apply to this book, and all serious musicians would find immense pleasure and musical profit from reading this work. Highly recommended at all levels."—Choice

The Art of Tonal Analysis

The Art of Tonal Analysis
Author: Carl Schachter,Joseph Nathan Straus
Release: 2016-01-04
Editor: Oxford University Press
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9780190227395
Language: en
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Carl Schachter is the world's leading practitioner of Schenkerian theory and analysis. His articles and books have been broadly influential, and are seen by many as models of musical insight and lucid prose. Yet, perhaps his greatest impact has been felt in the classroom. At the Mannes College of Music, the Juilliard School of Music, Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and at special pedagogical events around the world, he has taught generations of musical performers, composers, historians, and theorists over the course of his long career. In Fall 2012, Schachter taught a doctoral seminar at the CUNY Graduate Center in which he talked about the music and the musical issues that have concerned him most deeply; the course was in essence a summation of his extensive and renowned teaching. In The Art of Tonal Analysis, music theorist Joseph Straus presents edited transcripts of those lectures. Accompanied by abundant music examples, including analytical examples transcribed from the classroom blackboard, Straus's own visualizations of material that Schachter presented aurally at the piano, and Schachter's own extended Schenkerian graphs and sketches, this book offers a vivid account of Schachter's masterful pedagogy and his deep insight into the central works of the tonal canon. In making the lectures of one of the world's most extraordinary musicians and musical thinkers available to a wide audience, The Art of Tonal Analysis is an invaluable resource for students and scholars of music.

Emotion and Meaning in Music

Emotion and Meaning in Music
Author: Leonard B. Meyer
Release: 1956
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 307
ISBN: UOM:49015000730219
Language: en
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"Altogether it is a book that should be required reading for any student of music, be he composer, performer, or theorist. It clears the air of many confused notions . . . and lays the groundwork for exhaustive study of the basic problem of music theory and aesthetics, the relationship between pattern and meaning."—David Kraehenbuehl, Journal of Music Theory "This is the best study of its kind to have come to the attention of this reviewer."—Jules Wolffers, The Christian Science Monitor "It is not too much to say that his approach provides a basis for the meaningful discussion of emotion and meaning in all art."—David P. McAllester, American Anthropologist "A book which should be read by all who want deeper insights into music listening, performing, and composing."—Marcus G. Raskin, Chicago Review

Hearing Homophony

Hearing Homophony
Author: Megan Kaes Long
Release: 2020
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780190851903
Language: en
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""This book examines a repertoire of homophonic vernacular partsongs composed around the turn of the seventeenth century, and considers how these partsongs exploit rhythm, meter, phrase structure, and form to craft harmonic trajectories. Giovanni Giacomo Gastoldi, Thomas Morley, Hans Leo Hassler, and their contemporaries engineered a particular kind of centricity that is distinctively tonal: they strategically deployed dominant harmonies at regular periodicities and in combination with poetic, phrase structural, and formal cues, thereby creating expectation for tonic harmonies. Homophony provided an ideal venue for these experiments: spurred by an increasing demand for comprehensible texts, composers of partsongs developed rigid text setting procedures that promoted both metrical regularity and consistent phrase rhythm. This rhythmic consistency had a ripple effect: it encouraged composers to design symmetrical phrase structures and to build comprehensive, repetitive, and predictable formal structures. Thus, homophonic partsongs create and exploit trajectories from dominants to tonics on multiple scales, from cadence to sub-phrase to phrase to form. Ultimately, this book argues for a model of tonality-and of tonality's history-that centers not pitch, but rhythm and meter. Metrically oriented harmonic trajectories encourage tonal expectation. And we can locate these trajectories in a variety of repertoires, including those that we traditionally understand as "modal." ""--

Modalogy

Modalogy
Author: Jeff Brent,Schell Barkley
Release: 2011-10-01
Editor: Hal Leonard Corporation
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781476841304
Language: en
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(Jazz Instruction). Primarily a music theory reference, Modalogy presents a unique perspective on the origins, interlocking aspects, and usage of the most common scales and modes in occidental music. Anyone wishing to seriously explore the realms of scales, modes, and their real-world functions will find the most important issues dealt with in meticulous detail within these pages. Logical illustrations accompany in-depth examinations of chordal harmonies, cadential motions, and progressions. This book is perfect for both music students and teachers, as either a course in itself or to augment any theory curriculum.

A Concise Guide to Assessing Skill and Knowledge

A Concise Guide to Assessing Skill and Knowledge
Author: Darrel Walters
Release: 2010-01-01
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 242
ISBN: 1579998119
Language: en
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Understanding Basic Music Theory

Understanding Basic Music Theory
Author: Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Release: 2018-01-28
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 278
ISBN: 1680921541
Language: en
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The main purpose of the book is to explore basic music theory so thoroughly that the interested student will then be able to easily pick up whatever further theory is wanted. Music history and the physics of sound are included to the extent that they shed light on music theory. The main premise of this course is that a better understanding of where the basics come from will lead to better and faster comprehension of more complex ideas.It also helps to remember, however, that music theory is a bit like grammar. Catherine Schmidt-Hones is a music teacher from Champaign, Illinois and she has been a pioneer in open education since 2004. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois in the Open Online Education program with a focus in Curriculum and Instruction.

Classical Form

Classical Form
Author: William E. Caplin
Release: 2000-12-28
Editor: Oxford University Press
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780195143997
Language: en
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Introducing a new theory of musical form for the analysis of instrumental music of the classical style. The book provides a broad set of principles and a comprehensive methodology for analysing phrases and themes to complete movements. Illustrated with over 250 annotated musical examples by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

Music Theory Resource Book

Music Theory Resource Book
Author: Harold Owen
Release: 2000
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 260
ISBN: 0195115392
Language: en
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"Music Theory Resource Book covers topics not usually found in standard theory texts including basic acoustics, contrapuntal techniques, jazz harmony, musics from non-Western cultures, and music since 1950."--BOOK JACKET.

Harmony in Context

Harmony in Context
Author: Miguel A. Roig-Francolí
Release: 2019-03-29
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 774
ISBN: 1260566501
Language: en
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The Last Graduate

The Last Graduate
Author: Naomi Novik
Release: 2021-09-28
Editor: Del Rey
Pages: 345
ISBN: 9780593128879
Language: en
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The specter of graduation looms large as Naomi Novik’s groundbreaking, New York Times bestselling trilogy continues in the stunning sequel to A Deadly Education. HUGO AWARD FINALIST • LOCUS AWARD FINALIST • ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Polygon, Thrillist, She Reads • “The climactic graduation-day battle will bring cheers, tears, and gasps as the second of the Scholomance trilogy closes with a breathtaking cliff-hanger.”—Booklist (starred review) In Wisdom, Shelter. That’s the official motto of the Scholomance. I suppose you could even argue that it’s true—only the wisdom is hard to come by, so the shelter’s rather scant. Our beloved school does its best to devour all its students—but now that I’ve reached my senior year and have actually won myself a handful of allies, it’s suddenly developed a very particular craving for me. And even if I somehow make it through the endless waves of maleficaria that it keeps throwing at me in between grueling homework assignments, I haven’t any idea how my allies and I are going to make it through the graduation hall alive. Unless, of course, I finally accept my foretold destiny of dark sorcery and destruction. That would certainly let me sail straight out of here. The course of wisdom, surely. But I’m not giving in—not to the mals, not to fate, and especially not to the Scholomance. I’m going to get myself and my friends out of this hideous place for good—even if it’s the last thing I do. With keen insight and mordant humor, Novik reminds us that sometimes it is not enough to rewrite the rules—sometimes, you need to toss out the entire rulebook. The magic of the Scholomance trilogy will continue in The Golden Enclaves

The Acoustical Foundations of Music

The Acoustical Foundations of Music
Author: John Backus
Release: 1977
Editor: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Pages: 368
ISBN: 0393090965
Language: en
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Explores music's scientific principles, the physiological properties of sound, how the ear perceives music, the effect of the acoustic environment, how instruments produce their sounds, and new computer applications in music

The Anthologist

The Anthologist
Author: Nicholson Baker
Release: 2009-09-08
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 243
ISBN: 9781416572442
Language: en
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While writing an introduction to a new poetry anthology, Paul Chowder struggles with the end of a relationship, his own stunted career, and the suffering of poets as varied as Tennyson and Roethke.

Musical Form and Musical Performance

Musical Form and Musical Performance
Author: Edward T. Cone
Release: 1968
Editor: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Pages: 103
ISBN: 0393097676
Language: en
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3 essays on musical form and performance

Attention and Effort

Attention and Effort
Author: Daniel Kahneman
Release: 1973
Editor: Prentice Hall
Pages: 246
ISBN: UOM:39015001424285
Language: en
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