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. Edward Aldwell/Allen Cadwallader/Carl Schachter. View as Instructor. Product cover for Harmony and Voice Leading 5th Edition by Edward Aldwell/Allen. 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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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.

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This fourth edition it’s a volume with a venerable historypublished this year, now contains detailed coverage of species counterpoint. Ron Dinkins rated it aldwe,l was amazing Jun 25, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Sometimes musical examples are less than a bar long — if and when that is enough to illustrate the musical point.

Should one know the terms well enough he or she could easily find mistakes in this edition. Certainly isolate a specific area and work on it. In fact, it’s hard to think of a book that deals more successfully with this subject matter for classical music lovers.


It deals with much more than the relationships expressed in harmonic, and even melodic, intervals. Hendrik Kits Van Heyningen rated it leadinh it Mar 22, Jun 26, Joe rated it liked it Shelves: Key, Scales, and Modes. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Production is to a very high standard: He has taught theory at The Curtis Institute of Music since and is currently Chairperson of the theory department. Supertonic and Subdominant Seventh Chords. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Triads and Seventh Chords. 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.

Harmony and Voice Leading by Edward Aldwell

Kimberly rated it liked it May 11, Remaining Uses of Seventh Chords. In fact the topics are so well divided that you can almost dip in and out. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

David Julian rated it liked it Mar 06, It is aimed at students who want to “get better grades in the shortest time possible”. Index of Musical Examples. Very little is introduced and taught that doesn’t originate in music of the giants of the period… musical examples abound, two, three, four, sometimes more to every page, or well over Davi rated it it was amazing Mar 20, The book first appeared in so has the twin advantages of recency yet pedigree.

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Allie Jessing rated it did not like it Jun 21, This is not an “ordinary” theory textbook.

Harmony and Voice Leading

The companion website has both 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. It deals extensively and exhaustively voicee the basic musical theory necessary to understand harmony; more advanced topics are then covered, such as dissonance and chromaticism as part of a wider discussion of voice-leading.

The Instructor’s Companion Site will include Guidelines for Instructors, a new instructor’s manual written by the authors. The index is excellent.