Tonal Harmony by Stefan M. Kostka; Dorothy Payne A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Kostka, Tonal Harmony, , 8e, Workbook. Grade Levels: 9 – By Stefan Kostka and Dorothy Payne Stefan Kostka and Dorothy Payne. Copyright: Tonal Harmony, with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music has ratings and 25 reviews. David said: How can Stefan Kostka,. Dorothy Payne Stefan Kostka has created an impressive tome of musical analysis and theory. While the .

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Audio CD for Tonal Harmony. The topics of harmony in all their shades and nuances are exhaustively and expertly handled.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But for a music-lover or aspiring composer, to situate even the simpler concepts in actual practice is refreshing. Whenever I have a theory related question, this is the first book I pick up and it rarely lets me down! Want to Read saving….

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Music for Sight Singing 9th Edition. Most importantly, a “good” book is always one which not only introduces concepts at an assimilable pace, and which explains them well enough and neither rushes, nor relies on concepts not yet introduced for readers to feel a sense of achievement after covering them; harnony result must be that readers are effectively prepared for working with not merely having memorized the next concept.

There is a very small crack on the jewel case Another textbook I didn’t sell back.

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I found this book to be a little harder than it needed to be. All three by the same harmong.

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Given the background, qualifications and experience of Kostka and Payne, toanl hardly unexpected that their command of the material is as sure and complete as it is: Mar 16, Craig Pruitt rated it it was amazing. He reminds the reader of previously explained material, and there are plenty of cross references. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Payne is too good to us!

Surprisingly, good books on music theory are far less common than might be expected. The material is divided into six sections: Indeed there is greater emphasis on contemporary music with allusions to jazz and “popular” forms: All up to the same high standards; kodtka all recommended to help get the best out of this excellent text. Hardcoverpages. How can I objectively rate this? Thankfully my teacher was great at simplifying the subject enough for our class to harmonyy the concepts.

Tonal Harmony, with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music

See each listing for international shipping options and costs. It’s definitely a good text as it covers everything I needed to know and had great examples. Clear explanations, a lot of helpful examples and exercises The musical examples are drawn from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries.

Not that rules are overlooked or dismissed here. For over two decades Tonal Harmony has been the leading text for the two-year theory curriculum for music majors.


This page was last updated: I can only say that during one of the great carefree times of life freshman year of music school it completely transformed my pxyne and appreciation of harmony. Each chapter has clear prose exposition of key and secondary concepts, rules, “good” practice and ideas. Beginning slowly as all such books should Tonal Harmony does eventually cover serialism and atonal theory. Please try again later. There are two indexes — to musical examples and to subjects.

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Book Review Tonal Harmony. Another college textbook I’ll never part with. Up for sale, my old Tonal Harmony textbook. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

To produce such a book requires pedagogical expertise, experience teaching music to the paybe readership and a set of usually, to be honest, quite rare gifts that at least give the impression less of lecturing tomore of “traveling” with the reader. Took great care of it with no writing inside.

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