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Viennese Harmonic Theory from Albrechtsberger to Schenker and Schoenberg - Robert W. Wason

Viennese Harmonic Theory from Albrechtsberger to Schenker and Schoenberg

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Published: 1st February 1996
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A critical survey of Viennese treatises on harmony and their influence on the work of a number of 18th to 20th century composers.

Preface
Introduction
Figured Bass and Harmonic Theory in Vienna During the First Half of the Nineteenth Century
Eighteenth-Century Theory in Nineteenth-Century Viennap. 3
Foreign Influences on Viennese Harmonic Theoryp. 11
The Viennese Treatises of the First Half of the Nineteenth Centuryp. 21
Simon Sechter and the Fundamental Bass
Sechter's First Theoretical Works: the Grundsatzep. 31
The Fundamental Bassp. 37
The Extension of the Fundamentalp. 45
Progression in Minor; Chromatic Progressionp. 51
Sechter's System of Harmony: Its Methodological Basis and Historical Originsp. 61
Viennese Fundamental Bass Theory in the Second Half of the Century
Anton Bruckner, the Leading Apostle of Sechter's Teachingsp. 67
"Romantic Harmony" and the Fundamental Bassp. 85
Sechter's System at the End of the Centuryp. 97
The Influence of Viennese Fundamental Bass Theory at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century
Systems of Harmony at the Beginning of the Centuryp. 115
Viennese Fundamental Bass Theory and the German Function Theory: A Synthesisp. 121
The Viennese Reaction: Schenker and Schoenbergp. 133
Notesp. 145
Bibliographyp. 189
Name Indexp. 197
Subject Indexp. 199
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ISBN: 9781878822529
ISBN-10: 1878822527
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st February 1996
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Type: New edition