Tonal Harmony by Stefan M. Kostka; Dorothy Payne A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Kostka, Tonal Harmony, , 8e, Workbook. Grade Levels: 9 – By Stefan Kostka and Dorothy Payne Stefan Kostka and Dorothy Payne. Copyright: Tonal Harmony, with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music has ratings and 25 reviews. David said: How can Stefan Kostka,. Dorothy Payne Stefan Kostka has created an impressive tome of musical analysis and theory. While the .

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It seems as if it was written from the paynne of “I’m an expert on Music Theory, look what I know! Would you like to tell us about a lower price? One is wary of defining a book on such a huge subject as tonal harmony as definitive.

This book is meant to cover four semesters of theory. Read reviews that mention music theory tonal harnony high school voice leading kostka and payne theory class highly recommend even though good condition play piano independent study music major easy to read theory classes piano or guitar theory book recent edition well written use this book great job.

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Tons of clear examples, and a few musical jokes here and there. Sometimes I would just have to put it down and come back to it later.

The writer assumes that the student has both a short memory and is subject to confusion.

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I think your teacher can order a iostka solutions guide. There is a very small crack on the jewel case I am studying theory in school, and although our text is excellent, I find this gives me an even deeper insight into the extraordinary network of harmonic relationships. Ships from and sold by Amazon. I find myself spending as much time deciphering the book as teaching from it. Annie rated it it was amazing Jul 25, Want to Read saving…. See all reviews. Bound for Workbook for Tonal Harmony.


That the book is also up to date with current thinking in the relevant fields of music theory, ideally has been “field-tested” by at least one generation of students, and contains examples which are easy to understand and which actually illuminate, rather than obfuscate, is also desirable.

Dec 16, Dustin rated it it was amazing. It will definitely teach you what you need to know, but it doesn’t have the most clear, easy-to-understand explanations. I’m legally blind, and this DRM means I can’t use my normal screen readers on it and can’t convert it to a PDF or other format that’s easier for me to use. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Trivia About Tonal Harmony, wi This is a sensible and logical division which only adds to the many ways in which this is such an accessible text. Good explanations, well organized, plenty of exercises to support learning.

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Tonal Harmony by Kostka Stefan, Payne Dorothy

To that end as much emphasis is given to the harmony which we experience in phrases and sections of music as in single chords. Another college textbook I’ll never part with. Tonal Harmony 7th edition Hardcover: Kostak Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Customers who bought this item also bought. All pages are intact, and tonwl cover is intact. The musical examples are drawn from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries.


But when faced with choices really to become proficient in the area from both a theoretical and practical point of view and — notably — from a position that, as has been said, emphasizes the virtue of having the one inform the otherit’s difficult not to gravitate towards this admittedly expensive: Another textbook Kostkq didn’t sell back.

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Tonal Harmony, with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music

Add both to Cart Add both to List. My problem lies in the way the book is written. Up for sale, my old Tonal Harmony textbook. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Buy the selected items together This item: Very easy to read.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Pages with related products. Clean text — NO writing, NO highlighting to text. The author is an intellectual elitist.

The companion workbook is also great reinforcement. Not the most fun I’ve ever had, but what it does, which is explain and test your comprehension of music theory, it does well. Pages are clean and clear.