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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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. David rated it liked it Jan 15, A new instructor’s companion site will include “Guidelines for Instructors,” an instructor’s manual written by Allen Cadwallader.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: 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 voicd.

In almost three dozen chapters, of between a dozen and two dozen pages each, a very broad range of topics pertaining to how music is constructed is covered. Top Reviews Most recent Top Apdwell. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books.

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Harmony and Voice Leading by Edward Aldwell

Con Robinson rated it it was ok Mar 13, Open Preview See a Problem? Trivia About Harmony and Voice Buy the selected items together This item: The style of exposition clear and yet personal. Edward Aldwell received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School where he studied piano with Adele Marcus.


Steven Riley rated it liked it Aug 13, The book’s shortcomings concern the style of prose and the flow of topics within adn units. Colleen Mckenzie rated it really liked it Dec 22, But it’s also a lengthy hardback, at well over pages.

In later chapters, they present meaningful analysis of pretty complex chromaticism for a survey textbook; the units on sequences and voice exchanges are especially interesting. The fourth edition now includes a chapter introducing species counterpoint and integrates that material into the rest of the text.

He has given recitals and master classes throughout the United States as well as in Aldqell, England and Germany, many of them devoted to the works of Bach.

Get to Know Us. Joseph Pisano rated it liked it Aug 09, English Choose a language for shopping. Pages with related products. In fact the topics are so well divided that you can almost dip in and out.

It is unnecessarily verbose and complex.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Harmony and Voice Leading by Edward Aldwell. The authors don’t dumb down the subject. The book first appeared in so has the twin advantages of recency yet pedigree. And there are very few znd any omissions of relevant material. The CD set sold separately is a requirement.

Harmony and Voice Leading. The authors dispense with that silly pedantic harmony “flowchart” many other texts use. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. 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 harmohy chromaticism, although the latter in particular doesn’t stray into atonality.


Some of the more complex topics, like suspensions, are rather convoluted. I imagine this would also be a great text for students of harmony as well.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Davi rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Hardcover3rd editionpages. This is not an “ordinary” theory textbook.

This book is a step up from the kaftka book titled Tonal Harmony. Students reading the book can easily feel overwhelmed and may have a hard time sorting out the important information from the many asides.

Certainly isolate a specific area and work on it.

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It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions–linear and harmonic–at an early stage. If you are required to take theory and this is your text for the course, stand by, you are in for a ride. Set up a giveaway. Additional Features “Points for Leadjng at the end of each unit before the exercises offer brief, consecutively numbered summations of the key concepts covered in that unit.

The best book I have found to explain the foundation of music theory. Jun 26, Joe rated it liked it Shelves: