Elementary harmony [by] William J. Mitchell.


3d ed.. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall [1965] .

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Subjects Harmonie.
Harmony.
Description xvi, 327 pages music 24 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes "Exercises": pages 250-321.
Contents 1. The study of harmony -- The partial tone series -- The partial tone series and music -- Music as an art -- 2. Scales -- melodic analysis -- The major scale -- The pure minor scale -- Mixed scales -- Transposition of scales -- Melodic analysis -- Conclusion -- 3. Meter, tempo, rhythm -- Introduction -- Meter -- Tempo -- Rhythm -- Relationship between meter and rhythm -- 4. Intervals -- Description -- Measurement -- absolute -- Measurement -- relative -- Consonance and dissonance -- Melodic attributes of intervals -- Keys and key signatures -- 5. The triad -- The "chord of nature" -- Minor and diminished triads -- The names of triads -- The names of triad tones -- Triad qualities -- Triad positions -- 6. Chord construction -- The nature and purpose of exercises -- Exercises for four voices -- Three rules of chord construction -- 7. Voice leading -- The twofold nature of voice leading -- The single voice -- The relationship of voices to each other -- Illustrations -- Summary of chapters 6 and 7 -- 8. Chord succession -- root position -- Introduction -- Root progression by fifths -- Roots that lie a third apart -- Roots that lie a second apart -- Summary -- Additional illustrations -- The VII -- Conclusion
15. Sevenths -- Introduction -- The chord of the seventh -- Origin and uses of the chord seventh -- Expanded treatment of the seventh -- Dissonant melodic leaps -- Pseudo positions -- Conclusion -- Summary -- 16. Ninths -- Introduction -- Characteristics of nine-seven -- The application of nine-seven -- Further considerations of the ninth -- Conclusion -- 17. Applied dominant relationships -- Introduction -- The application of V-I, VII-I -- Successive dominant chords -- The application of I-V -- Summary -- 18. Modulation -- Relationship of keys -- The process of modulation -- Modulation and forms -- Summary -- Exercises.
9. Exercises -- Introduction -- Figures bass exercises -- The chord drill -- The harmonization of melodies -- Figure and sequence -- Keyboard style -- 10. Position of the sixth -- Introduction -- Alternate execution of earlier techniques -- New techniques -- Position of the sixth in cadences -- Role of the middle voice -- Faulty weak-strong repetitions on the bass -- Summary -- 11. The minor mode -- Contrast between major and minor -- Ambiguity of the minor mode -- Chromatic figured bass signatures -- Chromatic progressions -- Diminished triads in minor -- Summary -- Conclusion -- 12. The six-four position -- Introduction -- The inconclusive nature of the six-four -- The unstable six-four -- The stable six-four -- Middle voices and the six-four -- Summary -- 13. Tones of figuration, melodic -- Introduction -- The chordal skip -- The passing tone -- The neighboring tone -- Exercises with tones or figuration -- 14. Tones of figuration: Rhythmic -- The suspension -- The anticipation -- Weak-strong repetition in the bass -- Summary of chapters 13 and 14
Network Numbers (OCoLC)368335
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WorldCat Identities Mitchell, William J. 1906-1971.
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