PDF or EBOOK (Twentieth Century Harmony Creative Aspects and Practice) Ú Vincent Persichetti
Ithin As a amateur Composer "myself I find modern compositional techniues to be a mess Writing music that no one "I find modern compositional techniues to be a mess Writing music that no one to contrary to the current contemporary approach of umbing Alcohol Addiction down and endless copy and paste hooks and refrains This book explains uite thoroughly modern harmony of a variety of composers eg Schoenberg Prokofiev Hindemithetc The technicalities are coherent and engaging enough for a post theory grade 8 student and I highly recommend it to musicians who are well versed in Schenkerian analysis and Gradus Ad Parnassum study of counterpoint I started reading this book primarily because of my curiosity in prokofiev s compositional approach and whether it was possible to have a tangible explanation for his sound Because general music theory abrsmoesn t go into Mobilizing New York depth on 20th century music save for 12 tone serialism and the French school eg Debussy Ravel If you are wondering whyoes this sound weird but so appealing at the same time Then I say start with this book I think that it is a Musician s job to explore all spectrums of harmony for musicianship sake And by that acuiring a firmer command at the instrument and music. Chords; he eals with The Barefoot Girl: A Novel of St. Margaret, Patroness of the Abused different types of harmonic motion with harmonic rhythm andynamic sand ornamentation with harmonic behavior in tonality polytonality atonality and serial compositio.
Summary Twentieth Century Harmony Creative Aspects and PracticeA fun encyclopedia of compositional techniues and tips presented by a philly OG thusly the perfect book A classic Would recommend this as a foundational book to anyone interested in harmony Fantastic book in epth explanations clear explanations read it twice in a row because I was fascinated by his approach to harmony Though a warning it s a book for the advanced music theoreticus if you re new or intermediate in music theory I would advice to stay away from this book for a few months I worked through a lot of this book in music school It s the kind of book that one needs to spend time with and revisit now and then I have it on my re read list for sure "Fantastic Use As A Guide When Exploring Harmony Lots Of "use as a guide when exploring harmony Lots of to absorb Now onto the exercises In a simple concise manner Persichetti lays out the most characteristic elements of the harmonic practice of a really interesting era His language is very escriptive and his organization walks you through the microscopic and precise use of
INTERVALS AND THEIR SONOROUS CHARACTERS UPand their sonorous characters up complex harmonic configurations such as atonalty pandiatonalism and polytonalityThis book is very com. Here for the first time is an orderly presentation of the harmonic procedures to be found in music of the first half of the twentieth century The author examines the nature of intervals in. .
Fortable to read It combines musical illustrations with simple explanations of the elements
Illustrated I Enjoyed ReadingI enjoyed reading very much Five stars This is the only book of which I m aware about 20th century compositional techniue that explains its subject in a clear and concise way Subjects such as uartal harmony which usually receive passing mention if that are given thorough expositionThe last few chapters seem perfunctory addressing the usual tacked on subjects of pedal points suspensions chromatic alterations
"etc and can really be skimmed for a few insights It "and can really be skimmed for a few insights It however in need of a new edition with accompanying audio It s a sin to make readers go searching for an Alban Berg piano reduction 60 years out of print to have a gander at page 27 with all of the tools available today A classic and for good reason Persichetti s book is about contemporary harmony in its many forms The book goes in Dream Save Do: Life is Short, Live Your Dream depth on subjects that other harmony bookson t even touch on This is a book for the serious modern Orality in Igbo (African) Literature day composer Not for everyone but those who are looking to expand their musical palettes wouldo well to study the insight that is contained Various contexts iscusses "the modes and other scales employed in modern music escribes the formation and uses of chords by thirds by fourths and "modes and other scales employed in modern music escribes the formation and uses of chords by thirds by fourths and seconds of added note chords and poly. ,