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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No trivia or quizzes yet. Surprisingly, good books on music theory are tonla less common than might be expected. Keith Braithwaite rated it liked it Nov 03, Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

This book is meant to cover four semesters of theory. Given the background, qualifications and experience of Kostka and Payne, it’s hardly unexpected that their command of the material is as sure and complete as it is: Another college textbook I’ll never part with.

Tonal Harmony by Stefan M. Get to Know Us. I’m legally blind, and this DRM means I can’t use my normal screen readers on it and can’t convert it to a PDF or other format that’s easier for me to use.

If you are harmkny seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? For instructors, an extensive Instructor’s Manual is available and rounds out this comprehensive teaching package.

Very easy to read. It is thorough, but not always clear. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The publisher is more concerned with protecting its rights than providing a quality experience. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Yet the presentation throughout is anything but dense. Please try again later. That the book is also up to date with current thinking in the koatka fields of music theory, ideally has been “field-tested” by at least one generation of students, and contains examples which are easy to understand kostja which actually illuminate, rather than obfuscate, is also desirable.


Tonal Harmony

The indexing and structure of the book are sufficiently clear for you to find your way about the kost,a if you do not want to work through them in linear fashion, from start to finish. This is how I learned the basics of music theory. Add both to Cart Add both to List.

I find myself spending as much time deciphering the book as teaching from it. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This textbook was bought preowned at the university bookstore several years ago.

Kostka, Tonal Harmony, , 8e, Workbook

This book is roughly 40 times the cost any ebook should be, and it’s covered with DRM. The straightforward approach is supported by well-chosen examples and thoughtful exercises, and the total presentation harmoy compatible with differing teaching styles and theoretical points of view. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Yet, as has been said, the educational strengths of the authors and the length of the book mean that this is never overwhelming… you quickly become sufficiently familiar with the conventions of annotation and titling to feel at home in the solid and closely-structured sets of material that are presented.

It seems as if it was written from the perspective of “I’m an expert on Music Theory, look what I know!

Tons of clear examples, and a few musical jokes here and there. Mar 16, Craig Pruitt rated it it was amazing. They center as much around the context of harmony in effecting an end result, as with the mathematics of intervals, inversions and transposition etc.


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Tonal Harmony, with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music

In a subject less complicated than this, I might feel talked down to. Dec 16, Dustin rated it it was amazing. May 08, Joel rated it really liked it.

It tohal several new and revised features, including expanded discussion of the larger forms especially sonata, rondo; sentence, sequence ; reorganization and expansion of material on post th century developments into three separate chapters; increased use of lead-sheet symbols; and about three dozen new excerpts from literature throughout the text and workbook.

The material is divided into six sections: The material is sometimes difficult to understand but I’ve found it helpful to read the proceeding chapter of the one I’m stuck on. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Tonal Harmony, with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music by Stefan Kostka

And finally, to be frank-this isn’t an easy book Dx. Home News Contacts Copyright. One great strength of the book is that the “mechanics” of harmony are firmly placed in real examples, from real “classical” music. It’s not organized in tknal most awesome way ever, but it for defs gets the job done.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Spoken word with tones. The pace is even, the progressions logical and the examples unambiguous. Aug 18, David Webb rated it liked it. This pedagogy is implicitly based hadmony the assumption that the business of building harmony has little point unless embedded in composition. Browse Related Browse Related.