Harmony and Voice Leading has 70 ratings and 4 reviews. Eric said: Simply the best composition/analysis book I’ve ever found. Instead of recapitulating t. growing list–is Edward Aldwell and Carl Schachter’s Harmony and Voice. Leading. * Unlike Peter Westergaard, whose Introduction to Tonal Theory uses. Harmony and Voice Leading by Edward Aldwell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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And there are very few if any omissions of relevant material.

In almost three dozen chapters, of between a dozen and two dozen pages each, a very broad range of topics pertaining to how music is constructed is covered. Diego rated it it was amazing Oct 19, The companion website has voicce streaming and downloadable mp3 files of all the musical example in the text, a variety of exercises and an electronic version of the student workbook.

Return to Book Page. It’s pleasingly evident that the material and the way its parts interrelate were in the forefront of the authors’ minds when they conceived of this book; and not lrading a way to build a “course” that would fit a homogenous college syllabus. Media content referenced within the product annd or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

This book is a step up from the kaftka book titled Tonal Harmony. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Harmony and Voice Leading

In fact the topics are so well divided that you can almost dip in and out. I never bought the workbook as this was for independent study. Hardcover3rd editionpages. I, V, and V7.


Review quote Part I: Lexding has been a member of the Techniques of Music department at Mannes since and a member of the piano department since At each step, extracts from the works of familiar and some not so familiar composers underline, re-inforce but usually aldsell the relevant theory very well.

While reading through, so far seems to be the most comprehensive book on tonal harmony I’ve seen Davi rated it it was amazing Mar 20, There are six main sections of between about 80 and pages dealing with “The Primary Materials and Procedures”, I-V-I and its elaboration, more advanced chord techniques, figuration and dissonance and chromaticism, although the latter in particular doesn’t stray into atonality.

Hendrik Kits Leasing Heyningen rated it liked it Mar 22, He has taught theory at The Curtis Institute of Music since and is currently Chairperson of the theory department. Chromaticism in Larger Contexts. Con Robinson rated it it was ok Mar 13, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

He studied theory and analysis privately with Carl Schachter and later with Ernst Oster. Lists with This Book. Kimberly rated it liked it May 11, First the authors explain and illustrate the smallest components of Modes and Keys; eventually they look at modulation and the likes of chromatic neighbors. But it’s also a lengthy hardback, at well over pages. By using our website you harmoyn to our use of cookies.


Bob rated it it was ok Jul 15, He studied theory and analysis privately with Carl Schachter and later with Ernst Oster.

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Allie Jessing rated it did not like it Jun 21, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The first three Units of the book are designed to be taught sequentially, but instructors have the flexibility to teach the latter units in any combination and order they choose. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Carl Schachter has taught music theory and analysis at Mannes College since The experience of the authors enables them to predict areas that might cause difficulty and slow the pace; so they increase the illustrative examples accordingly to help. The index is excellent. Refresh and try again. Xiao Shi rated it really liked it Apr 09, Open Preview See a Problem?

The style of exposition clear and yet personal. Mark rated it really liked it Jul 31, Triads and Seventh Chords.

This is not an “ordinary” theory textbook. To ask other readers questions about Harmony and Voice Leadingplease sign up.