Melody, harmony, tonality : a book for connoisseurs and amateurs / E. Eugene Helm.

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Main Author: Helm, E. Eugene (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham, Maryland ; Plymouth, England : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • Melody, Harmony, Tonality; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Melody Is Pure but Not So Simple; Chapter 2 Harmony, Unlike Melody, Is Pure Only in Theory; Chapter 3 Our Usual Musical Menu Is Melody with Subsidiary Accompaniment; Chapter 4 Counterpoint Is a Harmonious Marriage of Independent Melodies; Chapter 5 Texture; Chapter 6 Special Mixtures of Texture; Chapter 7 East Is East Is Melody; West Is West Is Harmony; Chapter 8 The Universal Patterns of Melody: Melody Types; Chapter 9 Of the Earth, Earthy: Folk Music and its Role in Composition; Chapter 10 Improvisation Forever.
  • Chapter 11 Melody and Harmony in NotationChapter 12 Canon, Free Imitation, Fugue: A Path to Musical Meaning; Chapter 13 Free Imitation: Canon with a Grain of Salt; Chapter 14 Fugue: The Whole Contrapuntal Bag of Tricks; Chapter 15 Harmony, the Governing Principle; Chapter 16 Music in Architecture; Chapter 17 Music in Astronomy; Chapter 18 Vibration, the New Paradigm; Chapter 19 The Harmonic Series; Chapter 20 Mapping the New Tonal Territory; Chapter 21 Tonality Is Still Here; Notes.