ºption. Harmony. &. Voice Leading. EDWARD ALDWELL. The Curtis Institute of Music. Mannes College of Music. CARL SCHACHTER. Mannes College of Music . Harmony and Voice Leading has 70 ratings and 4 reviews. Eric said: Simply the best Edward Aldwell,. Carl Schachter. · Rating details · 70 ratings · 4. growing list–is Edward Aldwell and Carl Schachter’s Harmony and Voice. Leading. * Unlike Peter Westergaard, whose Introduction to Tonal Theory uses.

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Return to Book Page. Though, for all the book’s highly authoritative and academic tone and schahcter, it’s not a slog. Joseph Pisano rated it liked it Aug 09, Hardcover3rd editionpages.

Jun 26, Joe rated it liked it Shelves: Be the first to ask a question about Harmony hramony Voice Leading. David rated it liked it Jan 15, No trivia or quizzes yet. In fact, it’s hard to think of a book that deals more successfully with this subject matter for classical music lovers. Rather, how music from the common practice period works the ways it does in terms of harmony.

The style of exposition clear and yet personal. Axwell Mckenzie rated it really liked it Dec 22, Xiao Shi rated it really liked it Apr 09, Very well, in fact.

Hqrmony material covered in the book is sufficiently comprehensive and well-enough set out to enhance the listening experience of many a Classical Net reader. Kimberly rated it liked it May 11, The companion website has both streaming and downloadable mp3 files of all the musical example in the text, a variety of exercises and an electronic version of the student workbook. To ask other readers questions about Harmony and Voice Leadingplease sign up.


If you are looking for a single volume, that’s unpretentious and comprehensive, extremely well written and likely to accord with your understanding of the importance of harmony in musical history, this one can be recommended wholeheartedly.

Classical Net Review – Aldwell/Schachter/Cadwallader – Harmony & Voice Leading

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It seems that several previous sets of errors have been ironed out in the edition. Diego rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Anv rated it it was ok Jul 15, This book is a step up from the kaftka book titled Tonal Harmony.

W0lfgang M0zart rated it really liked it Jun 17, There are six main sections of between about 80 and pages dealing with “The Primary Materials and Procedures”, I-V-I and its elaboration, more advanced chord techniques, figuration and dissonance and chromaticism, although the latter in particular doesn’t stray into atonality. Dec 11, Eric rated it it was amazing.

Harmony and Voice Leading

The first three Units of the book are designed to be leadint sequentially, but instructors have the flexibility to teach the latter units in any combination and order they choose.


Garry rated it really liked it Oct 19, And there are very few if any omissions of relevant material. Home News Contacts Copyright.

It does much to explain why and how harmony works in the way it does making its points with compositions from Tallis’ Canon to Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde. In fact the topics are so well divided that you can almost dip in and out.

Trivia About Harmony and Voice Allie Jessing rated it did not like it Jun 21, Ben rated it really liked it Jul 31, Sometimes musical examples are less than a bar long — if and when that is enough to illustrate the musical point. Harmony and Voice Leading by Edward Aldwell. One of the book’s great strengths is its coverage of tonal structures in music such that we become more aware of how compositions work as they do across broader time and tonal spans… not just the minutiae of closely related chords and notes.

The CD set sold separately is a requirement. Leadihg Preview See a Problem? The book first appeared in so has the twin advantages of recency yet pedigree. Refresh and try again.