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Joseph Smits van Waesberghe, A Textbook of Melody: A Course in Functional Melodic Analysis.

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MISC 2  Joseph Smits van Waesberghe, A Textbook of Melody: A Course in Functional Melodic Analysis.

        1st. ed.     1955
    107 pp.

MISC 2   978-1-59551-314-4   $36.00

Contents
PREFACE   7
CHAPTER ONE
Introduction
  1.  General Introduction   11
  2.  Some Details Concerning the Present Method   13
CHAPTER TWO
The Laws of Tonal Affinity
  1.  The Functional Affinities of Two Given Notes   21
  2.  The Functional Affinities of Three Given Notes   23
  3.  The Functional Affinities of Four Given Notes   33
  4.  The Functional Affinities of Five Given Notes   40
  5.  The Functional Affinities of Six Given Notes   46
  6.  The Functional Affinities of Seven Given Notes   53
  7.  The Functional Affinities of Eight and More Given Notes   54
CHAPTER THREE
Euphony and Its Consequences
  1.  The Phenomenon of Euphony In Melody   60
  2.  The Functional Affinities of the Fourth   70
  3.  From Melody to Harmony and from Harmony to Melody   76
  Excursus I.  Explanation of the Omission In Early Times of the Third In the Final Chord   83
  Excursus II.  Consideration of the I IV VI Formula   84
  4.  The Pentatonic and the Twelve-Note Scales   85
  5.  Hints on the Analysis and Writing of Melodies in the Major and Minor Scales   89
APPENDIX
On Psalmody and the Laws of Tonal Affinity   97
CONCLUSION   103
GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS   105

 

2022-05-01  

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