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Fundamentals, Function, and Form: Theory and Analysis of Tonal Western Art Music

This textbook by Andre Mount provides its readers with a comprehensive study of the theory and analysis of tonal Western art music.

Includes: Activities, summaries

Open Music Theory

This book is an interactive, online “text” book for college-level music theory courses.

Includes: Interactive music-notation modules

Music Theory for the 21st-Century Classroom

Music Theory for the 21st–Century Classroom is an openly–licensed online four-semester college music theory textbook. This text differs from other music theory textbooks by focusing less on four–part (SATB) voiceleading and more on relating harmony to the phrase.

Includes: Video with embedded start and stop times, homework assignments, practice tests

Classical Music: Contemporary Perspectives and Challenges

This collection reflects on classical music as it advances through the twenty-first century. With insights drawn from leading composers, performers, academics, journalists, and arts administrators, special focus is placed on classical music’s defining traditions, challenges and contemporary scope. Although this book is free to read and reuse, it is not licensed for editing or remixing.

Principles of Orchestration, with Musical Examples Drawn from His Own Works

This work by Rimsky-Korsakov illustrates composition for orchestra.

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