Edward Aldwell/Allen Cadwallader/Carl Schachter. View as Instructor. Product cover for Harmony and Voice Leading 5th Edition by Edward Aldwell/Allen. 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 has 70 ratings and 4 reviews. Eric said: Simply the best Edward Aldwell,. Carl Schachter. · Rating details · 70 ratings · 4.

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A new Premium Website for students will provide interactive, guided exercises for new material covered in each unit and musical examples from the literature in both streaming and downloadable format.

Con Robinson rated it it was ok Mar 13, Gemma Mahadeo rated it really liked it Sep 30, Sometimes musical examples are less than a bar long — if and when that is enough to illustrate the musical point. He studied theory and analysis privately with Carl Schachter and later with Ernst Oster.

Bar 3, beat 1: This voice leading occurs frequently. Jun 26, Joe rated it liked it Shelves: Hardcover3rd editionpages. Rather, how music from the common practice period works the ways it does in terms of harmony.

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But don’t be put adwell by the marketing. For the vii6, however, I would rather see the alto sing from the beginning: He has taught theory at The Curtis Institute of Music since and is currently Chairperson of the theory department. Davi rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Many of the score extracts are cleanly andd. The CD set sold separately is a requirement. Though, for all the book’s highly authoritative and academic tone and approach, it’s not a slog.


The book first appeared in so has the twin advantages of recency yet pedigree. 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. It’s not a book for drilling inversions or fingering Major sevenths on the guitar. No trivia or quizzes yet. Carl Schachter has taught music theory and analysis at Mannes College since Return to Book Page.

However, the problem lies elsewhere: I recomend this to the musician who is already farmiliar with music thoery. 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.

Garry rated it really liked it Oct 19, Very well, in fact. The only way to get it would have been to have the alto move up from the Ab to a B natural, giving us a forbidden augmented 2nd Unit 9, Preliminary Exercises, Ex.

Applying that principle in this instance, we can use a vii6 instead of the ii6, to produce the progression: Here the tenor can safely skip down from the D to the B natural.

Harmony and Voice Leading – Edward Aldwell, Carl Schachter, Allen Cadwallader – Google Books

Aldwell asks why this exercise Ex. Allie Jessing rated it did not like it Jun 21, Refresh and try again. Now, of course, this new alto creates an irregular resolution of the G -D diminished 5th — which should properly contract into A-C a minor 3rd. Bar 2, beat 1: Diego rated it it was amazing Oct 19, One of the book’s great strengths is its coverage of tonal structures in music such that we become more aware of how compositions work as they do across broader time and tonal spans… not just the minutiae of closely related chords and notes.


It deals with much more than the relationships expressed in harmonic, and even melodic, intervals.

Joseph Pisano rated it liked it Aug 09, Want to Read saving…. Common terms and phrases 11 T? Index of Musical Examples.

Account Options Sign in. He has been a member of the Techniques of Music department at Mannes since and a member of the piano department since If you are looking for a single volume, that’s unpretentious and comprehensive, extremely well written and likely to accord with your understanding of the importance of harmony in musical history, this one can be recommended wholeheartedly.

The first three Units of the book are designed to be taught sequentially, but instructors have the flexibility to teach the latter units aldwe,l any combination and order they choose. It seems that several previous sets of errors have been ironed out in the edition. Harmony and Voice Leading. It emphasizes the linear aspects of music as much as the harmonic, and introduces large-scale progressions–linear and harmonic–at an early stage.

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