A workbook that discusses the main elements of tonal harmony , and contains numerous music examples and exercises for working. Particularly helpful to bridge the gap between Grade 5 and Grade 6 theory, and also very useful material for all higher-grade theory exam entrants, and for A Level, Diploma and undergraduate music students.
Harmony in Practice explores the main elements of tonal harmony. Students using this book will acquire a secure knowledge of the basics of harmonic practice. Singing, playing and completing the exercises, and studying the music examples, will provide essential experience of the 'tools of the trade'. More than 280 music examples illustrate the author's clear and direct exposition of the history and practice of harmony while the student will be able to work through over 180 exercises. The practical workbook format will enable students to prepare for a variety of musical examinations - for the Associated Board's Grade 6 to Grade 8 Theory examinations; for A Level Music and Diploma examinations; for university and college entrance papers. It will serve in particular as a vital aid in bridging the gap between Grade 5 and Grade 6 Theory. A thorough pursuit of this workbook will also bring a greater understanding to bear on students' music-making, and will enhance their awareness of style and their ap
An Introduction to Tonal Harmony [Anna Butterworth]; Chord Labelling [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 1 - Triads [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 2 - Inverting the Triad [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 3 - Building chords from Triads [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 4 - Some 'Rules' to Follow [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 5 - Harmonizing Melodies - the Cadential Progressions [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 6 - Extending the Triad - the Dominant Family [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 7 - the 6 over 4 Progressions [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 8 - Other Presentations of Harmony [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 9 - The Progression of 5ths [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 10 - Chord Groups - the Subdominant Family [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 11 - Scale Movement [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 12 - Modulation - its Purpose and Practice [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 13 - Modulation to 'Remote' Keys [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 14 - Melodic Decoration [Anna Butterworth]; Chapter 15 - Harmonic Decoration [Anna Butterworth]
"'This is something that has been sorely needed!... an excellent choice for A level and diploma students... thorough' EPTA Piano Journal Winter 1999 'well laid out both in terms of its design and content... as a very solid and thorough course in classical harmony this book really delivers' Music Teacher April 2000 'An aspect that places this book on a higher level than the traditional harmony textbook is the numerous exercises which are based on models from music literature and which cover a wide variety of textures.' South African Music Teacher July 2000"