Harmonic Tonality in the Music Theories of Jerome-Joseph Momigny, 1762-1842: v. 79 (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 79)

Harmonic Tonality in the Music Theories of Jerome-Joseph Momigny, 1762-1842: v. 79 (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music S. v. 79)

By: Glenn G. Caldwell (author)Hardback

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Dr Caldwell's contribution to understanding Momigny's thought process traces in detail his hierarchies of the tonal strengths of diatonic and chromatic scale degrees, of chords withing keys, and of keys within a greater key system.

Contents

DEDICATION LIST OF TABLES LIST OF FIGURES PREFACE i ACKNOWLEDGMENTS iii INTRODUCTION 1 Momigny: A Brief Biography 1 Momigny's Theoretical Writings 2 A Review of Research on Momigny 4 Problematic Terms 8 CHAPTER PAGE I. THE GRAND MUSICAL SYSTEM 11 The Diatonic Genus 11 The Chromatic and Enharmonic Genera 17 The Minor Mode 20 The Tonal Hierarchy 22 Summary 24 II. DIATONIC HARMONY 25 Chord Structures 26 The Hierarchy of Diatonic Chords 35 Key and Harmonic Cadences 37 On the Basse fondamentale 39 The Rules of Voice Leading 42 Nonchord Tones 55 Summary 69 III. CHROMATIC HARMONY 73 Alteration of Diatonic Dyads and Triads 73 Alteration of Diatonic Seventh Chords 79 The Resolution of Diatonic and Secondary Dominant Chords 83 Borrowed Chords 89 The Resolution of the Altered Fifth Chord 89 The Resolution of Common-Tone Diminished Seventh Chords 90 The Resolution of Augmented-Sixth and Neapolitan Sixth Chords 91 Momigny's Analysis of Altered Chords in Excerpts from Two Musical Works 93 Summary 106 IV. MODULATION 109 Momigny's Definitions 110 Transitions 117 Momigny's Analysis of Modulations in Musical Works 128 Summary 137 V. MOMIGNY'S BROADER VIEW OF TONALITY 139 On the Relationship of Keys 139 The "Morceau" and the Application of Unity and Variety 143 Summary 146

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  • ISBN13: 9780773474338
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780773474338
  • ISBN10: 0773474331

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