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treatise on harmony containing the chief rules for composing in two, three, and four parts. Dedicated to all lovers of musick by John Christopher Pepusch

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Published by Printed by W. Pearson in London .
Written in English


  • Harmony.,
  • Counterpoint

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The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 227, [1] p., 1 l.
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18842601M

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Translation is a bit clunky at times, but overall very good. Note: this should be read as a music theoretical-historical document. For those wishing to to study tonal harmony, consider a modern undergraduate textbook such as Steven G. Laitz's "The Complete Musician," or Miguel Roig-Francoli's "Harmony in Context."/5.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Treatise on Harmony by Jean-Philippe Rameau at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Jean-Philippe Rameau. Treatise on Harmony By Philip Gossett Book Item: $ Add to Cart Add to List. Share. Product Details. Description. One of the most Important books in Western music. Detailed explanation of the principles of diatonic harmonic theory, mathematical foundations of music, interrelations of constituents of music, principles of Category: Textbook-General.   Let's discover Jean Philippe Rameau's treatise on harmony. This was made crystal clear in his Treatise on Harmony and highly evident in his operatic and keyboard music. Rameau was accused of unnecessarily complex orchestrations and dissonant harmonies, at times weighed down by a propensity for the overly : Dr Justin Wildridge.

One of most important books in the history of Western music and a profound advance in musical theory, this work was the first to codify the principles of tonality. Supplemental corrections by Rameau are included and the numerous musical examples have been reset in modern musical notation. Includes an Introduction that discusses Rameau's mathematics, and more. Jean-Philippe Rameau (French: [ʒɑ̃filip ʁamo]; () 25 September – () 12 September ) was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the 18th century. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is also considered the leading French composer for the harpsichord of his time, alongside François Couperin. practical harmony a concise treatise with progressive exercises by stewart macpherson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Harmony (German: Harmonielehre, or "Theory of Harmony") is a book published in by Heinrich is the first installment of Schenker's three-volume treatise on music theory entitled New Musical Theories and Fantasies; the others are Counterpoint and Free er's name did not appear on the original edition of the work – the author was listed simply as "an artist".

This book discusses the influence rhetoric had on Rameau's solo vocal cantatas and his treatise of and how the bond between rhetoric and music in France occurred. The effect that Cartesian methodology and the desire to add clarity and reason to rhetoric had on music is also studied.   A Treatise on Harmony book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally importan Ratings: 0. The Traité de l'harmonie of Jen-Philippe Rameau is one of the most important books in the history of Western music. Written while Rameau was still a relatively obscure organist and music master at Clermont-Ferrand, the book received but one printing during Rameau's life, in , shortly before he settled in Paris. The Traité was immediately recognized as a profound advance in musical theory. Treatise on harmony.. [Jean-Philippe Rameau; Philip Gossett] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book Two: On the nature and properties of chords and on everything which may be used to make music perfect