Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis

ISBN-10: 0393976521
ISBN-13: 9780393976526
Edition: 2004
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Description: The much-anticipated Musician's Guide series offers a comprehensive four-semester introduction to the skills of complete musicianship, seamlessly integrating theory and analysis, aural training, and performance in one pedagogical program. The  More...

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Book details

List price: $67.50
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/17/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 912
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

The much-anticipated Musician's Guide series offers a comprehensive four-semester introduction to the skills of complete musicianship, seamlessly integrating theory and analysis, aural training, and performance in one pedagogical program. The Musician's Guide series is divided into two main components, each represented by a core text. While complete enough to be used alone, these dynamic texts are fully coordinated, sharing the same pedagogical approach and structure. Each book relies on a core repertoire of real music that is revisited throughout in a variety of theory- and performance-based contexts. These texts are complemented by a rich collection of learning resources.

Jane Piper Clendinning is professor of music theory at the Florida State University College of Music. She has published articles reflecting her interests in the history of theory, theory and analysis of twentieth-century music, computer pitch recognition, and computer applications in music. She teaches courses in eighteenth-century counterpoint, music since World War II, popular and world music analysis, music theory pedagogy, and accelerated undergraduate music theory. She has served as the chair of the Advanced Placement Music Theory Test Development Committee and as an AP reader, and is a regular consultant at AP Workshops and Summer Institutes.

Elizabeth West Marvin is professor of music theory and former dean of academic affairs at the Eastman School of Music. She has published in the areas of music cognition, music theory pedagogy, theory and analysis of atonal music, contour theory, history of theory, and analysis and performance. She teaches courses in music theory pedagogy, music cognition, and analytical techniques for performers. Her articles and reviews appear in numerous journals, including Music Perception, Music Theory Spectrum, Journal of Music Theory, and Theory and Practice. She is past president of the Society for Music Theory and is currently a member of the Advanced Placement Music Theory Test Development Committee and serves as an AP reader. Marvin is the most recent recipient of the Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Music Theory Teaching and Scholarship.

Building a Musical Vocabulary: Basic Elements of Pitch and Rhythm
Pitch and Pitch Class
Beat, Meter, and Rhythm: Simple Meters
Pitch Collections, Scales, and Major Keys
Minor Keys and the Diatonic Modes
Beat, Meter, and Rhythm: Compound Meters
Pitch Intervals
Triads and Seventh Chords
Linking Musical Elements in Time
Intervals in Action (Two-Voice Composition)
Melodic and Rhythmic Embellishment in Two-Voice Composition
Notation and Scoring
Voicing Chords in Multiple Parts: Instrumentation
The Phrase Model
The Basic Phrase Model: Tonic and Dominant Voice-Leading
Embellishing Tones
Chorale Harmonization and Figured Bass
Expanding the Basic Phrase: Leading-Tone, Predominant, and 6/4 Chords
Further Expansions of the Basic Phrase: Tonic Expansions, Root Progressions, and the Mediant Triad
The Interaction of Melody and Harmony: More on Cadence, Phrase, and Melody
Diatonic Sequences
Intensifying the Dominant: Secondary Dominants and Secondary Leading-Tone Chords; New Voice-Leading Chords
Phrase Rhythm and Motivic Analysis
Further Expansion of the Harmonic Vocabulary
Tonicizing Scale Degrees Other Than V
Modulation to Closely Related Keys
Binary and Ternary Forms
Color and Drama in Composition: Modal Mixture and Chromatic Mediants and Submediants
Chromatic Approaches to V: The Neapolitan Sixth and Augmented Sixths
Musical Form and Interpretation
Popular Song and Art Song
Variation and Rondo
Sonata-Form Movements
Chromaticism
Into the Twentreth Century
Modes, Scales, and Sets
Music Analysis with Sets
Sets and Set Classes
Ordered Segments and Serialism
Twelve-Tone Rows and the Row Matrix
New Ways to Organize Rhythm, Meter, and Duration
New Ways to Articulate Musical Form
The Composer's Materials Today
Appendixes
Try it Answers
Glossary
Guidelines for Part-Writing
Ranges of Orchestral Instruments
Set-Class Table

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