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. growing list–is Edward Aldwell and Carl Schachter’s Harmony and Voice. Leading. * Unlike Peter Westergaard, whose Introduction to Tonal Theory uses. Harmony and Voice Leading by Edward Aldwell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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There are six main sections of between about 80 and pages dealing with “The Primary Materials and Procedures”, I-V-I and its elaboration, more advanced chord techniques, figuration and dissonance and chromaticism, although the latter in particular doesn’t stray into atonality. Be the first to ask a question about Harmony and Voice Leading. Lists with This Book. Hardcover3rd editionpages. W0lfgang M0zart rated it really liked it Jun 17, Common terms and leaeing 11 T?

There are plenty of exercises on the accompanying website, and footnotes etc where additional explanation or illustration would be obtrusive in the body of the text.

Joseph Pisano rated it liked it Aug 09, Remaining Uses of Seventh Chords. Cengage LearningMar 11, – Music – pages. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

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.


Harmony and Voice Leading by Edward Aldwell. Book ratings by Goodreads. Instead of recapitulating the development of harmohy harmony aldwekl the guise of pedagogy, they start with the Schenkerian basic relationship of the dominant to the tonic and spiral outward in ever increasing complex relationships. Shaoliang Hua rated it did not like it Feb 06, Gemma Mahadeo rated it really liked it Sep 30, No trivia or quizzes yet.

And there are very few if any omissions of relevant material.

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Allie Jessing rated it did not like it Jun 21, Very well, in fact. Dissonance and Chromaticism II. It is unnecessarily verbose and complex. Index of Musical Examples. Jul 28, Vkice Mares rated it really liked it. Jul 26, Richard Pohl rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

Harmony and Voice Leading

Review quote Part I: It deals extensively and exhaustively with 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. Harmony and Voice Leading. Edward Aldwell received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School where he studied piano with Adele Marcus.

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.


Home News Contacts Copyright. The book first appeared in so has the twin advantages of recency yet pedigree. Ben rated it really liked it Jul 31, Sometimes musical examples are less than a bar long — if and when that is enough to illustrate the musical point.

Diego rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Adwell V and VII. A new Premium Website for students will provide interactive, guided exercises for new material covered in each unit. In fact, it’s hard to think of a book that deals more successfully with this subject matter for classical music lovers.

I never bought the workbook as this was for independent study. And a very sane, practical, colorful, well-footnoted, sensitive and authoritative one. To see what your friends thought of this aldweell, please sign up.

Supertonic and Subdominant Seventh Chords. Though, for all the book’s highly authoritative and academic tone and approach, it’s not a slog. To ask other readers questions about Harmony aldwrll Voice Leadingplease sign up. Contents The Primary Materials and Procedures.