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Gradus An Integrated Approach to Harmony, Counterpoint, and Analysis - The First Year

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ISBN-10: 0393955494

ISBN-13: 9780393955491

Edition: 2nd 1987

Authors: Leo Kraft

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List price: $63.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/17/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 421
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Prelude to the Second Edition
Tonality 1: The Major Mode
Intervals and the Major Scale
Tonality 2: The Minor Mode
Tonality 3: Other Modes
Melodic Elaboration 1
Melodic Structure: An Introduction
The Musical Phrase
Rhythm, Meter, Tempo
Writing Simple Melodies
Note-Against-Note Consonance
Some Practical Considerations
Two-Part Counterpoint
Three-Part Counterpoint
Four-Part Counterpoint
Diatonic Dissonance
Passing and Neighbor Motion: Two Parts
Suspensions: Two Parts
Diatonic Dissonance: Three Parts
More on Diatonic Dissonance
Writing a Simple Bicinium
Basic Harmony
More about Triads
Chords in Motion
Grouping the Chords
A Few Chromatic Notes
Harmonizing Simple Melodies
Figured Bass
Study of a Piece: Isaac's Innsbruck 2
Diatonic Chord Functions: A Summary
A Look Ahead
Extensions of Melody, Counterpoint, and Harmony
Melodic Elaboration 2
Two-Part Counterpoint with Elaborated Melodies
The Extension of Lines in Musical Space
Continuous Variations 1
Continuous Variations 2
Extensions of Chords in Musical Time and Space
Some Free-Form Pieces
Binary form
Motion away from the Tonic
Modulation to a Cadence
Binary Form
More Modulations in Binary Pieces
Melodic Design in Binary Form
Allemande from Bach's French Suite No. 3 30
Further Studies in Harmony, Counterpoint, and form
The Dominant 7th Chord
6/4 Chords
Diatonic 7th Chords
Cadences 2
A Repertory of Basic Polyphonic Motions
More Extensions of Tonic and Dominant Harmony
Secondary Tonics and Dominants
Another Look at Binary Form
A Look Back
Why Study Counterpoint?
Music and the Rules
Musicianship at the Keyboard
Introductory Exercises for Sight Singing
Studies in Melody Improvisation
Music Anthology
Et incarnatus est from the Mass Pange Lingua
Innsbruck, I Now Must Leave Thee
Chanson, Men All Are Such Great Lovers
Chanson, Happy I Dare Not Be
Bicinium, A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Allemande for four instruments
Villanella, May She Rule in Every Season
Benedictus from the Mass Repleatur os meum laude
Veni Sancte Spiritus (excerpt)
Blessing Before the Meal
Chanson, Good Day, My Heart
Ballata, Love's Pursuit
There Is a Rose
Two Sarabandes
Toccata from Fiori musicali
Psalm 78
Organ Bicinium from Tabulatura Nova
Sarabande for brass instruments
Chaconne for organ (excerpt)
Organ Toccata in E minor
Trio Sonata Op. 4, No. 2, Preludio
Duet from Come, Ye Sons of Art
Prelude No. 3 from L'Art de toucher le clavecin
La Lugubre for harpsichord
Prelude in C from Partita for Clavier
Prelude in E for organ from Ariadne musicale
Sarabande and Double
Gavotte and Variations for harpsichord
Ode, To Doris
Ode, To Sleep
Ode, Plain Cooking
Allemande from French Suite No. 3
Gigue from Violin Sonata No. 6
Air from Suite No. 3 for orchestra
Prelude No. 1 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
Passecaille from Suite No. 7
Courante from Suite No. 4
"See, the conquering hero comes" from Judas Maccabeus
Three English recitatives
Sonata in E
Sonata in F, second movement
Air from Orpheus
Bourree from Dance Pieces
Three Piano Pieces
Piano Sonata in A, K.331, theme
Three Contradanses for orchestra
When Our Dear Child Can Find No Rest
Three Waltzes and an Ecossaise
Gentle Annie
Grandfather's Clock
How Darkly the Water FLows for voice and piano
How Darkly the Water Flows for chorus
Four Rumanian Dances for piano
March from Renard
A Swan from Six Chansons
"Story of Our Town" from Our Town Suite
Symphony for Strings, second movement (excerpt)
Old Devil Moon from Finian's Rainbow
I Feel Fine
Two-part organum (excerpt)
Conductus (opening section)
Magnificat (excerpt)
Music Notation
Continuo Music
Cantus Firmi
Subjects and Proper Names