ºption. Harmony. &. Voice Leading. EDWARD ALDWELL. The Curtis Institute of Music. Mannes College of Music. CARL SCHACHTER. Mannes College of Music . Harmony and Voice Leading has 70 ratings and 4 reviews. Eric said: Simply the best Edward Aldwell,. Carl Schachter. · Rating details · 70 ratings · 4. growing list–is Edward Aldwell and Carl Schachter’s Harmony and Voice. Leading. * Unlike Peter Westergaard, whose Introduction to Tonal Theory uses.

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Harmony and Voice Leading

Bob rated it it was ok Jul 15, Steven Riley rated it liked it Aug 13, Con Robinson rated it it was ok Mar adwel, Though, for all the book’s highly authoritative and academic tone and approach, it’s not a slog. Xiao Shi rated it really liked it Apr 09, Very well, in fact. But it’s also a lengthy hardback, at well over pages.

Books by Edward Aldwell. And there are very few if any omissions of relevant material. Refresh and try again. Trivia About Harmony and Voice David Julian rated it liked it Mar 06, Jul 26, Richard Pohl rated it really liked it Shelves: Garry rated it really liked it Oct 19, There are six voife 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.


It deals with much more than the relationships expressed in harmonic, and even melodic, intervals.

Classical Net Review – Aldwell/Schachter/Cadwallader – Harmony & Voice Leading

Rather, how music from the common practice period works the ways it does in terms of harmony. Davi rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Instead of recapitulating the development of tonal harmony in the guise of pedagogy, they start with the Schenkerian basic relationship of the dominant to the tonic lewding spiral outward in ever increasing complex relationships.

And a very sane, practical, colorful, well-footnoted, sensitive and authoritative one. Sometimes musical examples are less than a bar long — if and when that is enough to illustrate the musical point.

Be the harmojy to ask a question about Harmony and Voice Leading. Kimberly rated it liked it May 11, In fact, it’s hard to think of a book that deals more successfully with this subject matter for classical music lovers. Mark rated it really liked it Jul 31, 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.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Colleen Mckenzie rated it really liked it Dec 22, I recomend this to the musician who is already farmiliar with music thoery. Michael rated it really liked it Jan 12, While reading through, so far seems to be the most comprehensive book on tonal harmony I’ve seen Many of the score extracts are cleanly annotated. Xnd fact the topics are so well divided that you can almost dip in and out. As is the very notion of breaking the totality of the material into such nicely-planned and clearly-numbered Units and Sections.

The three authors Edward Aldwell died while this edition was in preparation aim is to offer a comprehensive course of study in harmony of the music of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. To ask other readers questions about Harmony and Voice Leadingplease sign up. The experience of the authors enables them to predict leding that might cause difficulty and slow the pace; so they increase the illustrative examples accordingly to help.


The material covered in the book is sufficiently comprehensive and well-enough set out to enhance the listening experience of many a Classical Net reader. David rated it liked it Jan 15, Want to Read saving….

But can also learn the mechanics of the harmonic and voice-leading principles in situ. 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. Reference forward and backward “…As we saw in Unit 2, Section 5…” are helpful.

Jun 26, Joe rated it liked it Shelves: Ben rated it really liked it Jul 31, The style of exposition clear and yet personal.

I never bought the workbook as this was for independent study. It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions–linear and harmonic–at an early stage. The book first appeared in so has the twin advantages of recency yet pedigree.

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