Elements of Musical Composition; comprehending the Rules of Thorough Bass, and the Theory of Tuning.

Description:

Manual describing musical composition for beginners. The manual is divided in 9 chapters and includes 479 musical examples engraved in 59 pages at the end of the book, as well as four plates with figures (plate no. II appears at the beginning of the book.

The musical examples cover the following subjects: scales, intervals (diatonic and chromatic) and their inversion, counterpoint rules, harmonic progressions, use of non-harmonic tones (suspensions, passing notes, appoggiaturas, and upper-lower neighbor. It also includes several examples taken from Handel's "Dettingen Te Deum," "Messiah," and from Haydn's oratorio "Creation," among others.

Creator(s): Crotch, William, 1775-1847.
Creation Date: 1812  
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: London, England
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1812
Description:

Manual describing musical composition for beginners. The manual is divided in 9 chapters and includes 479 musical examples engraved in 59 pages at the end of the book, as well as four plates with figures (plate no. II appears at the beginning of the book.

The musical examples cover the following subjects: scales, intervals (diatonic and chromatic) and their inversion, counterpoint rules, harmonic progressions, use of non-harmonic tones (suspensions, passing notes, appoggiaturas, and upper-lower neighbor. It also includes several examples taken from Handel's "Dettingen Te Deum," "Messiah," and from Haydn's oratorio "Creation," among others.

Physical Description:

xii, 136, 59 p. : iv pl. (incl. front.) ; 18 cm.

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Keyword(s): tragedies | lyrics
Contributor(s):
  • Printer : Bliss, Nathaniel Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, Paternoster Row by Nathaniel Bliss, Oxford.
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Virtual Music Rare Book Room
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  • UNTCAT: b1834671 |
  • OCLC: 6540356 |
  • CALL-NO: MT6.C9
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39255
Resource Type: Book
Format: Image