Contemporary harmony : romanticism through the twelve-tone row / by Ludmila Ulehla.


New York : Free Press, [1966] .

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Subjects Counterpoint.
Harmony.
Twelve-tone system.
Description x, 534 pages : music ; 26 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
©1966
Notes Includes index.
Contents I. Musical influences present in 1900 : 1. Rhythmic and melodic structure : Decline of symmetrical motives ; Meter changes -- 2. Intervallic unity : Rhythmic alterations ; Melodic alterations ; Application of motivic contraction -- 3. Harmonic growth : Chromatic expansion of tonality ; Appoggiatura chords -- 4. Details concerning the ninth chord : Location in the overtone series ; Dominant ninths in the major and minor scales ; Other quality ninths ; Voicing ; Inversions ; Progressions -- 5. Eleventh and thirteenth chords : Natural elevenths ; Augmented elevenths ; Inversions ; Thirteenth chords -- 6. Leading-tone chords : Analytical terminology ; A re-evaluation of the figured bass ; Implied roots ; The half-diminished II chord ; The augmented sixth chords and added chord members -- 7. Modern application : Illustrations and exercises
II. Impressionism : 8. Modal influence : Comparison of modes to major or minor scales ; motivic construction -- 9. Influence of modes on harmony : Lack of leading-tone ; Triad qualities relating to modes ; Root progressions ; Tonality -- 10. Unrestricted melodic movement of all chord members : Parallelism -- 11. The tritone, the whole-tone scale, and whole-tone dominants : Whole tone dominants ; Clusters ; Added tones of the sixth and ninth
III. The rise of modern dissonance : 12. Free counterpoint and the twelve-tone scale : Rhythmic vigor and contrapuntal independence ; The twelve-tone scale ; Independent triad technique -- 13. Bichordal writing and polytonality : Polychords ; Polytonality ; Double inflections
IV. Contrapuntal writing : 14. Linear roots : Directional tones -- 15. Two-part writing : Rhythm ; Range ; Melodic associations ; No rules -- 16. Intervallic structures in the writing of three or more parts : Incomplete chords ; Root tones ; Tonal ambiguity
V. Intervallic structures in homophonic textures : 17. Fourth chords and perfect fifths : Perfect fourth chords ; Tritone chords ; Omission and juxtaposition of chord members ; The perfect fifth "anchor" -- 18. Intervallic structures emanating from bass intervals of sixth, thirds, sevenths, and seconds : Linear tonality ; Paired intervals -- 19. The control dissonance : Distinguishing between dissonance and discord ; Melodic and rhythmic tensions ; Vertical tension, discords ; Guide of vertical tension ; Application of the guide, a graphic chart of tensions : The Classical period ; The late Romantic period ; The Impressionistic period ; The Modern period. A rhythmical influence on vertical tensions
VI. The twelve-tone row : 20. Its strict application -- 21. Atonality : Does it exist? ; Relaxing the "rules" -- 22. A summary of procedures for contemporary analysis.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)711733
(OCoLC)ocm00711733
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WorldCat Identities Ulehla, Ludmila, 1923-2009.
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