Taking a linear functional approach, Professor Gauldin uses clear explanations and outstanding musical examples to show students how individual chords function in the overall structure of a piece, explaining how both harmonic and melodic forces contribute to the development of musical ideas.
For the Second Edition, Professor Gauldin has undertaken a comprehensive revision that responds directly to the suggestions of instructors.
The new text emphasises fundamental concepts, using a more effective organisation and simpler, more accessible language to bring the most important ideas and information to the foreground.
About the Author
Robert Gauldin, professor of music theory at the Eastman School of Music, is the author of A Practical Approach to Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint and A Practical Approach to Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint. He has contributed to many scholarly journals, including Music Theory Spectrum and the Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, and served as president of the Society for Music Theory from 1992-1993.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 650
Published: 8th March 2004
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 20.1 x 3.2
Weight (kg): 1.564
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised