From the Birth of Polyphony to the Baroque era: the main objective of this book is to teach music theory through practical activity.
The student is taken on an exciting musical journey following the path of music history from the birth of harmony through to the late Baroque. The musical examples and excerpts included are taken from the masterworks of the classical repertoire and support practical work with exercises, dictation, worksheets for composition, analysis, bass figuration and realisation. All solutions are provided.
Part I - Anthology, 8th to the 18th Century;
Part II - Exercises: sung, played, written;
Part III - Solutions by way of the original pieces, and advice for the realisation of the exercises contained in Part II.