Table of contents for Music in theory and practice / Bruce Benward, Marilyn Saker.

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PREFACE
INTRODUCTION 
The Materials of Music: Sound and Time
Sound
	Vibration
	Compression and Rarefaction
	Frequency
The Four Properties of Sound
	Pitch
	Intensity
	Duration
	Timbre
Summary
PART A 
The Fundamentals of Music
CHAPTER 1
Notation
Important Concepts
	The Staff
	Letter Names
	The Clefs 
	Octave Identification
	Accidentals
	Intervals
	Enharmonic Equivalents
	Half-Step Motion
	Notation of Duration
	The Tie
	The Dot
	Irregular Division of Notes
	Rhythm
	Meter Signatures
	Dynamic Markings
	History
Applications
	Some Directions for Notation
Assignments
CHAPTER 2
Scales, Tonality, Key, Modes
Important Concepts
	Scale
	Pitch Class
	Diatonic Scales
	Scale Degree Names
	Major Scale
	Tetrachord
	Transposition
	Key Signature
	Minor Scale
	Scale Relationships
	Tonality
	Key
	Other Scales
	History
Applications
	Pitch Inventory
Assignments
CHAPTER 3
Intervals and Transposition
Important Concepts
	Intervals
	Perfect, Major, and Minor Intervals
	Consonance and Dissonance
	Augmented and Diminished Intervals
	Enharmonic Intervals
	Inversion of Intervals
	Compound Intervals and Simple Intervals
	History
Applications
	Fluency with Intervals
	Melodic and Harmonic Intervals
	Transposition
	Methods of Transposition
Assignments
CHAPTER 4
Chords
Important Concepts
	Harmony
	Chord
	Triad
	Triad Root
	Major Triad
	Minor Triad
	Diminished Triad
	Augmented Triad
	Triad Stability
	Triad Names
	Primary Triads
	Triad Position
	Root Position
	Triad Inversion
	First Inversion
	Second Inversion
	Other Tertian Chords
	Seventh Chords
	History
Applications
	Roman Numeral Analysis
	Triad Position Symbols
	Seventh-Chord Position Symbols
	Figured Bass
	Figured-Bass Symbols
	Macro Analysis
	Popular Music Symbols
	Summary
Assignments
PART B
The Structural Elements of Music
CHAPTER 5
Cadences and Nonharmonic Tones
Important Concepts
	Phrase
	Harmonic Cadence
	Rhythmic Cadence
	History
	Nonharmonic Tones
	Unaccented Nonharmonic Tones
	Accented Nonharmonic Tones
	Accented versus Unaccented Nonharmonic Tones
	Nonharmonic Tones Involving More than Three Pitches
	Summary of Nonharmonic Tones
Assignments
CHAPTER 6
Melodic Organization
Important Concepts
	The Motive
	Sequence
	Phrase
	Period
	Modification of the Phrase
	Melodic Structure
	History
Assignments
CHAPTER 7
Texture and Textural Reduction
Important Concepts
	Texture
	Texture Types
	History
Applications
	Analysis of Texture
	Textural Reduction
Assignments
CHAPTER 8
Species Counterpoint
Important Concepts
	Species Counterpoint
	The Cantus Firmus
	The Counterpoint
	First Species Counterpoint
	Second Species Counterpoint
	Third Species Counterpoint
	Fourth Species Counterpoint
	Fifth Species Counterpoint
	History
Applications
	Modal Scales
	Melodic Characteristics
	Writing First Species Counterpoint
	Writing Second Species Counterpoint
	Writing Third Species Counterpoint
	Writing Fourth Species Counterpoint
	Writing Fifth Species Counterpoint
Assignments
CHAPTER 9
Voice Leading in Four Voices
Important Concepts
	Four-Voice Texture
	History
Applications
	Analysis of the Chorale Phrases
	Stylistic Practices
	Root Position
	First-Inversion Triads
	Second-Inversion Triads
	Exceptions to Stylistic Practices
	Unstylistic Departures
	Voice Ranges
	Voice Spacing
Assignments
CHAPTER 10
Harmonic Progression and Harmonic Rhythm
Important Concepts
	Harmonic Progression
	The Relationship of Chords
	Chord Progressions
	Harmonic Rhythm
	History
Applications
	How to Harmonize a Tonal Melody
Assignments
CHAPTER 11
The Dominant Seventh Chord
Important Concepts
	Dominant Seventh Chord
	Macro Analysis Symbol
	History
Applications
	Resolution of the Dominant Seventh Chord
	Circle Progression
	Noncircle Progressions with Resolution
	Nonresolution of Seventh Factor
	Stylistic Practices for Voice Leading in V7Chords
Assignments
CHAPTER 12
The Leading-Tone Seventh Chords
Important Concepts
	Leading-Tone Seventh Chords
	Progressions from viiO7 and viio7
	Resolution of Tritone and Seventh Factors
	Macro Analysis Symbols
	History
Applications
	Voice Leading and the viiO7 and viio7
	Some Pitfalls to Avoid
Assignments
CHAPTER 13
Nondominant Seventh Chords
Important Concepts
	Nondominant Seventh Chords
	Roman Numeral Symbols
	Seventh Chords in Major and Minor Keys
	Macro Analysis Symbols
	History
Applications
	Nondominant Seventh Chords in Circle Progressions
	Resolution of Seventh Factor
	Noncircle Treatment
	Voice Leading of Nondominant Seventh Chords
Assignments
CHAPTER 14
Secondary Dominants and Leading-Tone Chords
Important Concepts
	Secondary Dominants
	Secondary Leading-Tone Chords
	Macro Analysis
	History
Assignments
CHAPTER 15
Modulation
Important Concepts 243
	Modulation
	Closely Related Keys
	Common Chord Modulation
	Chromatic Modulation
	Phrase Modulation
	Other Modulation Types
	Modulations in Period Construction
	Analytical Symbols for Modulations
	Macro Analysis
	History
Applications
	Harmonizing Melodies that Modulate
Assignments
CHAPTER 16
Two-Part (Binary) Form
Important Concepts
	Formal Divisions
	Open versus Closed Formal Divisions
	Simple versus Compound Forms
	Two-Part Form
	History
Assignments
CHAPTER 17
Three-Part (Ternary) Form
Important Concepts
	Three-Part Form
	Expanded Ternary Form
	Rounded Binary Form
	History
Assignments
APPENDIXES
A. Summary of Part-Writing Practices
B. Macro Analysis Symbols
C. Popular Music Chord Symbols
D. History
E. Expression Marks
F. Instrument Ranges, Transpositions, and Foreign Names
GLOSSARY
CREDITS
INDEXES
Musical Example Index
Subject Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Music theory.