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Harmonic Practice in Tonal Music, 2nd Edition

Harmonic Practice in Tonal Music, 2nd Edition

Robert Gauldin

ISBN: 978-0-393-97666-3

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340 pages

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Taking a linear functional approach, Professor Gauldin uses clear explanations and outstanding musical examples to show students how individual chords function in the overall structure of a piece, explaining how both harmonic and melodic forces contribute to the development of musical ideas. For the Second Edition, Professor Gauldin has undertaken a comprehensive revision that responds directly to the suggestions of instructors. The new text emphasizes fundamental concepts, using a more effective organization and simpler, more accessible language to bring the most important ideas and information to the foreground.