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Harmony in Practice (ABRSM)

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Price £29.00

A thorough exploration of the main elements of tonal harmony, in workbook format.

Enables students to acquire a secure knowledge of the basics of harmonic practice.

Contains over 280 music examples, and over 180 exercises for working. Excellent preparation material for Associated Board Grade 6 to Grade 8 theory exams, A Level Music and Diploma exams, and university and college entrance papers.

Will also enhance students' music-making, their awareness of style and their appreciation of other musicians' performances

Contents

  • 1 An Introduction to Tonal Harmony
  • 2 Chord Labelling
  • Chapter 1 - Triads
  • Chapter 10 - Chord Groups - the Subdominant Family
  • Chapter 11 - Scale Movement
  • Chapter 12 - Modulation - its Purpose and Practice
  • Chapter 13 - Modulation to ‘Remote’ Keys
  • Chapter 14 - Melodic Decoration
  • Chapter 15 - Harmonic Decoration
  • Chapter 2 - Inverting the Triad
  • Chapter 3 - Building chords from Triads
  • Chapter 4 - Some 'Rules' to Follow
  • Chapter 5 - Harmonizing Melodies - the Cadential Progressions
  • Chapter 6 - Extending the Triad - the Dominant Family
  • Chapter 7 - the 6 over 4 Progressions
  • Chapter 8 - Other Presentations of Harmony
  • Chapter 9 - The Progression of 5ths
Cat No. AB8334
Supplier Code 9781854728333
Price £29.00
AuthorAnna Butterworth
CategoriesHarmony & Counterpoint
Theory Tutors
PublisherABRSM Publishing Ltd
Difficulty level6 - 8
ISBN 978-1-85472-833-3
ISBN-10 1-85472-833-4
EAN-13 9781854728333
Weight 940 grams
Published 2nd September 1999
Availability In Print

Reviews

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

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