ºption. Harmony. &. Voice Leading. EDWARD ALDWELL. The Curtis Institute of Music. Mannes College of Music. CARL SCHACHTER. Mannes College of Music . growing list–is Edward Aldwell and Carl Schachter’s Harmony and Voice. Leading. * Unlike Peter Westergaard, whose Introduction to Tonal Theory uses. Edward Aldwell/Allen Cadwallader/Carl Schachter. View as Instructor. Product cover for Harmony and Voice Leading 5th Edition by Edward Aldwell/Allen.

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Harmony and Voice Leading by Edward Aldwell

Colleen Mckenzie rated it really liked it Dec 22, Ron Schachfer rated it it was amazing Jun 25, At each step, extracts from the works of familiar and some not so familiar composers underline, re-inforce but usually illuminate the relevant theory very well. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available.

By the end of the book, students abd ready to begin Schenkerian analysis and upper-level theory curriculum. It is aimed at leadint who want to “get better grades in the shortest time possible”. 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. Some of the more complex topics, like suspensions, are rather convoluted.

A new instructor’s companion site will include “Guidelines for Instructors,” an instructor’s manual written by Allen Cadwallader. The authors do explain their reasons for this, but it’s a pain in the butt. Learn more about Amazon Prime. It’s pleasingly evident that the material and the way its parts interrelate were in the forefront of the authors’ minds when they conceived of this book; and not merely a way to build a “course” that would fit a homogenous college syllabus.


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. Garry rated ajd really liked it Oct 19, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He studied theory and analysis privately with Carl Schachter andd later with Ernst Oster. Diego rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Jul 28, Jaime Mares rated it really liked it. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook. Mark rated it really liked it Jul 31, Get to Know Us.

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The organization of the chapters makes this book perfect for when you want ideas for how to harmonize a particular note or phrase. I imagine this would also be a great text for students of harmony as well. Home News Contacts Copyright.

Harmony and Voice Leading

They do an excellent schachte structuring the curriculum so as to build a strong foundation for students in theory. Clearer visual presentation, increased clarity and consistency of terminology and symbols, and more guidance in the exercises increase the text’s effectiveness.

The text and musical examples have been thoroughly revised for increased clarity and accessibility. The book first appeared in so has the twin advantages of recency yet pedigree. Amazon Music Stream akdwell of songs. Sometimes musical examples are less than a bar long — if and when that is enough to illustrate the musical point. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. This emphasis on “bespoke” music is really one of the book’s strongest aspects.


Some of these items ship sooner than the others. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The book also concerns the tonal system only with one rather rushed sfhachter on sixteenth century counterpoint ; harmohy is no discussion of twentieth century music, such as you might find in many similar textbooks designed for the standard four-semester sequence.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The primary strength of this book is the way in which it structures the theory curriculum.

Xiao Shi rated it really liked it Apr 09, It’s not a book for drilling inversions or fingering Major sevenths on the guitar. He has given recitals and master classes throughout the United States as well as in Israel, England and Germany, many of them devoted to the works of Bach.

And there are very few if any omissions of relevant material. If you are required to take theory and this is your text lewding the course, stand by, you are in for a ride. Dec 11, Eric rated it it was amazing. The authors don’t dumb down the subject.

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