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The Harmony Of The World

Author : Johannes Kepler
ISBN : 0871692090
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The authors have presented and interpreted Johannes Kepler's Latin text to English readers by putting it into the kind of clear but earnest language they suppose Kepler would have used if he had been writing today.

The Principles Of Harmony And Contrast Of Colours And Their Applications To The Arts

Author : Michel Eugène Chevreul
ISBN : OXFORD:305073002
Genre : Color
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A Theory Of Harmony

Author : Ernst Levy
ISBN : 0873959930
Genre : Music
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In this introduction to natural-base music theory, Ernst Levy presents the essentials of a comprehensive, consistent theory of harmony developed from tone structure. A Theory of Harmony is a highly original explanation of the harmonic language of the last few centuries, showing the way toward an understanding of diverse styles of music. Basic harmony texts exist, but none supply help to students seeking threads of logic in the field. In a text abundantly illustrated with musical examples, Levy makes clear the few principles that illuminate the natural forces in harmony. He shows that general principles can be successfully extracted from the wealth of examples. This book actually provides a theory of harmony. One of the major musical minds of the twentieth century, Ernst Levy was born in Basel, Switzerland, in 1895. His musical career spanned more than seven decades, from his first public piano performance at age six. A naturalized U.S. citizen, he lived here from 1941 to 1966, teaching at the New England Conservatory, the University of Chicago, Bennington College, the Massachusetts institute of Technology, and Brooklyn College. After his retirement, Levy returned to Switzerland where he continued to compose until his death in 1981. He was an enormously productive composer, with hundreds of works to his credit including symphonies, string quartets, songs in English, French, and German, and music for solo instruments and small ensembles. His piano recordings, particularly of the last Beethoven sonatas and the Liszt sonata, have become collectors items. He thought of himself as a successor to Reimann, immediately, and Rameau, more remotely."

Theory Of Harmony

Author : Arnold Schoenberg
ISBN : 0520049446
Genre : Music
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This book will come as a joy, a revelation, a warm reassurance. From this one book one might well learn less about harmony than about form, about aesthetics, even about life. Some will accuse Schoenberg of not concentrating on the topic at hand, but such an accusation, though well-founded, would miss the point of Theory of Harmony, because the heart and soul of the book is to be found in his vivid and penetrating digressions. They are the fascinating reflections of a great and humane musician who was a born writer as well. - from the book.

The Harmony Of Protestant Confessions

Author : Salnar
ISBN : NYPL:33433070779701
Genre : Creeds
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In Harmony

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ISBN : UIUC:30112032884626
Genre : Moral education
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Thinking About Harmony

Author : David Damschroder
ISBN : 9780521888141
Genre : Music
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Traces how music analysis evolved from responses of musicians to music written in 1800-1850.


Author : Walter Piston
ISBN : 0393954803
Genre : Music
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This fifth edition of Harmony marks the forty-fifth year of its successful use.

Harmony In Schubert

Author : David Damschroder
ISBN : 9780521764636
Genre : History
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This book develops fresh ideas on harmony through analyzing the music of one of Western music's true innovators, Franz Schubert.

A Continuous Harmony

Author : Wendell Berry
ISBN : 9781619020801
Genre : Nature
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The title of this book is taken from an account by Thomas F. Hornbein on his travels in the Himalayas. “It seemed to me,” Horenbein wrote, “that here man lived in continuous harmony with the land, as much as briefly a part of it as all its other occupants.” Wendell Berry’s second collection of essays, A Continuous Harmony was first published in 1972, and includes the seminal “Think Little,” which was printed in The Last Whole Earth Catalogue and reprinted around the globe, and the splendid centerpiece, “Discipline and Hope,” an insightful and articulate essay making a case for what he calls “a new middle.”

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