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Smith, Melville, 1898-1962.
Fundamentals of musicianship.
New York, Witmark education publications, Dept. of M. Witmark and Sons [©1934-
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Melville Smith; Max T Krone
|Description:||2 volumes : illustrations, music ; 27 cm.|
|Contents:||Book 1: Preface --
1. The tone and time elements in music. Lesson I. A. The tone elements in music ; B. The time element in music - Lesson II. A. The organization and grouping of tones ; B. The organization and grouping of time units, and of tones within the time unit --
2. Pitch and time notations. Lesson III. A. The notation of pitch ; B. The notation of duration ; C. Comprehensive drills --
3. Major chord feeling and spelling. Lesson IV. A. The harmonic basis of music. Major chord feeling ; B. Alterations. Major chord spelling ; C. Comprehensive drills - Lesson V. A. Third feeling ; B. The major triad in all positions ; C. Comprehensive drills --
4. Meter. Lesson VI. A. The metrical grouping of time units ; B. Irregular groups within the time unit ; C. Comprehensive drills --
5. Intervals. Lesson VII. A. Intervals based on fundamental and fifth feeling ; B. Intervals based on third feeling ; C. Comprehensive drills --
6. Tonality and scales. Lesson VIII. A. The tonal grouping of chords ; B. Harmonic movement and cadence feeling ; C. Comprehensive drills - Lesson IX. A. Major scale feeling ; B. Scale spelling and key signatures ; C. Comprehensive drills --
7. The inharmonic and chromatic elements in music. Lesson X. A. Inharmonic tones. The chromatic scale ; B. Inharmonic tones in melody. Dissonant intervals ; C. Comprehensive drills --
Glossary of terms used in the musical examples. Book 2: Foreword --
1. Minor chords and the minor mode. Lesson I. A. Minor chord feeling and spelling. Minor chord forms ; B. Minor key construction. Cadences in the minor mode ; C. Comprehensive drills - Lesson II. A. Minor scale feeling ; B. Minor scale spelling and key signatures - Supplementary lesson. Modal scales and melody. C. Comprehensive drills --
2. The rhythmic organization of music. Lesson III. A. Extended groups ; B. Durational accent, ligature, and syncopation ; C. Comprehensive drills --
3. Dissonant triads and the substitute function of secondary chords. Lesson IV. A. Diminished and augmented chord feeling and spelling - Supplementary lesson. Non-tonal use of the augmented triad. B. Secondary triads in the major and minor modes ; C. Comprehensive drills --
4. Chords of the dominant seventh and ninth. Lesson V. A. The chord of the dominant seventh ; B. Chords of the dominant ninth ; C. Comprehensive drills --
Glossary of terms used in the musical examples.
|Responsibility:||by Melville Smith and Max T. Krone.|