Alfred Blatter "Revisiting Music Theory: A Guide to the Practice"
English | 2007-04-25 | ISBN: 0415974402 | 352 pages | PDF | 23,8 MB
Revisiting Music Theory teaches the basics of music theory plus the vocabulary to use in harmonic and formal analysis. The book begins with no assumption of music reading skills, and progresses to include all the basic materials of music from J. S. Bach to John Cage. Based on Blatterâ€™s own three decades of teaching freshmen and sophomore music theory at Drexel University, this book is aimed at a one or two year introductory course in music theory, can serve for individual study, or as a review for graduate students returning to school. Drawing examples from well-known classical works, as well as folk and popular music, the book shows how theory is applied to practice. Blatterâ€™s approach is clear, methodical, and, above all, practical.