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Form and Content in Commercial Music - Christopher P. Gordon

Form and Content in Commercial Music

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9781880157015
Number Of Pages: 257

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This book presents the basic structural concepts of music theory, from the beginning to the more advanced, within the context of popular and commercial music. This unique approach makes advanced concepts more accessible to young music students pursuing careers in commercial music. It demonstrates how these concepts function within music that is familiar to them. The text features numerous examples of the musical concepts discussed and combines them with exercies designed to strengthen and reinforce understanding. This text is highlighted by a thorough discussion of popular songs, advertising campaigns, and television and film scoring.

Part 1 Preface Part 2 Introduction Part 3 One Basics Chapter 4 1. Intervals Chapter 5 2. Scales Chapter 6 3. Chord Spelling Chapter 7 4. Seventh Chords Part 8 Two Harmony Chapter 9 5. Chord Functions Chapter 10 6. Chord Extensions Chapter 11 7. Chord Voicing Chapter 12 8. Voice leading Chapter 13 9. Modulations Chapter 14 10. Chord Substitution Chapter 15 11. Further Substitution Chapter 16 12. Pedal Point and Ostinato Part 17 Three Melody Chapter 18 13. Melodic Manipulation Chapter 19 14. Melodic Contour Chapter 20 15. Melodies from Scales and Modes Part 21 Four Form Chapter 22 16. Blues Chapter 23 17. The Popular Song Chapter 24 18. Jingles and Advertising Chapter 25 19. TV and Film Part 26 Five Orchestration Chapter 27 20. Acoustic Orchestration Chapter 28 21. Electronic Orchestration Part 29 Appendix Part 30 Bibliography Chapter 31 Index

ISBN: 9781880157015
ISBN-10: 1880157012
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 257
Published: 1st January 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.81  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.69