Harmony in Practice

Author: Anna Butterworth

Publisher: Associated Board of the Royal School of Music

ISBN: 9781854729927

Category: Harmony

Page: 128

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It answers to the exercises set in Harmony in Practice.
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Colour Harmony in Theory and Practice

Author: Arthur B. Allen

Publisher: Allen Press

ISBN: 1443729388

Category: Science

Page: 136

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Originally published in 1937. COLOUR HARMONY ITS THEORY AND PRACTICE by ARTHUR B. ALLEN. FOREWORD: Colour Harmony: Its Theory and Practice is closely linked to Colour Harmony for Beginners and I think the reason is clear. Whereas Colour Harmony for Beginners is a little volume so written that the newcomer to this science of colour can begin right away with pencil and colour box, working out the beauties that are to be found in the field of colour harmony, the present volume gives all this practical assist ance and, in addition, it gives the essential background knowledge without which the teacher and the student may find themselves at a loss. It is one thing to know the mere mechanics of doing. It is another thing to know the raison f& tre for so doing. Colour Harmony: Its Theory and Practice has been designed to cover clearly and concisely both spheres. I have been guided in my choice of subjects included in this volume by the numerous questions asked of me in my lectures during the past two years. I have been guided also by the topics discussed in letters sent to me by members of my audiences after my lectures were concluded and my listeners had had time to reflect upon my words. By taking my public work as my guide in the selection of points of interest in this volume, I feel that not only am I on sure ground but that also I shall be able to touch upon points of majority interest. It is more than possible that the reader will find his or her own particular problem ignored. This is almost inevitable since as I have em phasised in my work, colour is essentially an individual study. Should this be so then most cordially I invite correspondence for in the frank exchange of ideas, opinions and experiences lies the laying of sound foundation for creative work. Readers will be able to find me c/ o the publishers. ARTHUR B. ALLEN. London, 1937. CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE FOREWORD .... 5 I. COLOUR VOCABULARY . . 9 II. COLOUR STORIES . . . . II HI. WHAT IS COLOUR? . . . 15 IV. HOW TO BUILD A COLOUR CIRCLE 2J V. COLOUR APPARATUS ... 36 VI. COLOUR HARMONY - - - 53 VII. THE HARMONY OF OPPOSITES . 62 VIII. ANALOGOUS HARMONIES . . Jl DC. MONOCHROMATIC OR DOMINANT HARMONY . . .8l X. THE NEUTRALS .... 88 XI. COLOUR MIXING .... 94 XII. ORIGINAL EXERCISES FOR FREE EXPRESSION . . .106 XIII. HOME DECORATION . . . I IO XTV, COLOUR AND WEAVING . . 115 XV. COLOUR TESTS . . . . ISO XVI. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE I DR. WILHELM OSTWALD . . . .127 COLOUR HARMONY ITS THEORY AMD PRACTICE. CHAPTER I. COLOUR VOCABULARY. THERE is a language of colour as there is a specific language for every other specified activity. And as usual with a special vocabulary some confusion results in exact meanings. In this chapter I aim to set forth the main colour words and to state a definition that may be generally accepted. I aim at a majority acceptance, for it will not be possible for a long time yet to standardise terms absolutely. One can get near to this desired standardisation toward which I aim. Teachers will be doing signal service if they insist upon exactitude in definitions as they insist upon exactitude in grammatic and in scientific definitions. It makes the foundation of colour science so much more accessible to the man in the street. And contrary to some opinions it does not result in a cramping of the creative impulses. On the contrary it releases them more profusely for it removes the mind-fogging con fusion right at the onset. The beginning of our colour work is with the hues. The term hue indicates the chromatic value of a colour. Colour in the past has been misused. The term should include the black, grey and white. For colours not including these three neutrals the term chroma is more accurate.
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Modern Harmony in the Theory and Practice (Classic Reprint)

Author: Arthur Foote

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780666091307

Category: Music

Page: 270

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Excerpt from Modern Harmony in the Theory and Practice While the old strict rules as to Secondary 7ths are given fully, the modern theory and use of these chords have received just consideration. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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A Key to the 501 Exercises in Modern Harmony - In Its Theory and Practice

Author: Arthur Foote

Publisher: Camp Press

ISBN: 1443779504

Category: Music

Page: 120

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Object-Oriented Metrics in Practice

Using Software Metrics to Characterize, Evaluate, and Improve the Design of Object-Oriented Systems

Author: Michele Lanza,Radu Marinescu

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540395385

Category: Computers

Page: 207

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Presents a novel metrics-based approach for detecting design problems in object-oriented software. Introduces an important suite of detection strategies for the identification of different well-known design flaws as well as some rarely mentioned ones.
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Traditional Chinese Thinking on HRM Practices

Heritage and Transformation in China

Author: L. Yuan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 113730412X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

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Suggests important ramifications for both Western and Eastern Human Resources Practices and is the first research of its kind to empirically investigate the effect of Chinese core values, which originated from Chinese traditional thinking, on HRM practices in China.
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The Confucian Philosophy of Harmony

Author: Chenyang Li

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134600410

Category: Philosophy

Page: 216

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Harmony is a concept essential to Confucianism and to the way of life of past and present people in East Asia. Integrating methods of textual exegesis, historical investigation, comparative analysis, and philosophical argumentation, this book presents a comprehensive treatment of the Confucian philosophy of harmony. The book traces the roots of the concept to antiquity, examines its subsequent development, and explicates its theoretical and practical significance for the contemporary world. It argues that, contrary to a common view in the West, Confucian harmony is not mere agreement but has to be achieved and maintained with creative tension. Under the influence of a Weberian reading of Confucianism as "adjustment" to a world with an underlying fixed cosmic order, Confucian harmony has been systematically misinterpreted in the West as presupposing an invariable grand scheme of things that pre-exists in the world to which humanity has to conform. The book shows that Confucian harmony is a dynamic, generative process, which seeks to balance and reconcile differences and conflicts through creativity. Illuminating one of the most important concepts in Chinese philosophy and intellectual history, this book is of interest to students of Chinese studies, history and philosophy in general and eastern philosophy in particular.
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Modern Harmony in Its Theory and Practice

Author: Arthur Foote

Publisher: Neilson Press

ISBN: 1443726079

Category: Music

Page: 276

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Eleven Thousand MODERN HARMONY IN ITS THEORY AND PRACTICE BY ARTHUR FOOTE A. M. AND WALTER R. SPALDING A. M. Assistant Professor of Music at Harvard University PRICE 1.50 ARTHUR P. SCHMIDT BOSTON LEIPZIG NEW YORK 120 BOYLSTOH STREET 136 FIFTH AVENUE Copyright 1905 by ARTHUK P. SCHMIDT PREFACE THE title of this work indicates the aim of the authors. Not a few statements and rules have been current in text-books that., from the point, of view of composers and of the best teachers to-day, are unnecessary and sometimes even incorrect. When we find a rule constantly broken by one great composer after another, it is probable that the rule ought to be mod ified or given up, and not that the composers are wrong. It is the inten tion that statements and rules in this book shall be expressed with exact truth, and explained when real explanation is possible. It has also been remembered that better work is secured by directions as to what may be done, than by laying too much stress upon what is forbidden. About some matters there is a marked difference of opinion among theorists such things cannot be considered as settled for good and all, and no definite statement should be made excluding other well-grounded points of view, e. g. the chords of the llth and 13th. The chord of the 6th has been treated with more detail than usual, an attempt having been made to analyze and classify the features that make this chord so difficult for the student. While the old strict rules as to secondary 7ths are given fully, the modern theory and use of these chords have received just consideration. The chord of the 9th has been discussed as a largely independent chord it was also obvious that the growing feelingabout chords of the llth and 13th ought to be recognized, although the opinion of the authors, as ex plained in the chapter on that subject, is that these latter can seldom be classified as independent chords. It is believed that the treatment of chromatic alterations in chords, and of the augmented 6th, 6-5 and 6-4-3 chords is in accordance with present thought, and that this is also the case as regards suspension. The chapter on the old modes is necessarily brief, but it is hoped that it may lead the student to further investigation of an important and inter esting question. It is often the case that exercises with figured basses are written, correctly, but only mathematically, by simply reckoning each chord as-a kind of puzzle, without reflecting that the whole thing means music after 5341S6O PREFACE all. The most difficult thing, for one not used to it, is the having a mental conception of the real sounds of the symbols written down in other words, hearing with the eye. Education now is directed to the thing, not to the symbol. As the practical way of working in that direction, in this book from the very beginning the harmonizing of melodies goes step by step with the writing from figured basses. It is hoped that the illustra tions quoted from many composers will be of help by showing what has actually been done with our harmonic material. For matters connected with acoustics 5, 13, the student is referred to Helmholtzs book On the Sensations of Tone, and to the essay on Partial Tones in Groves Dictionary of Music BOSTON, August, 1905. TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE I INTERVALS 1 Consonance and dissonance, 7 Inversion, 9. II THE SCALES 11 Circles of 5ths, 13 Relative minor, 15Chromatic, 16 Tonic, etc., 17. in TRIADS 18 Chord defined, 18 Doubling of intervals, 19 Open and close position, 20 Similar motion, etc., 22 Consecutive 8ves and 5ths, 24 Voice-leading, 27 Leading-tone, 28 Rules for triads, 29. IV EXERCISES WITH TRIADS IN MAJOR KEYS 31 Directions as to figured basses, etc., 31 Exercises, 34. V EXERCISES IN HARMONIZING SOPRANO MELODIES ....... 36 Triad successions in major keys, 36 Exercises, 37. VI TRIADS IN MINOR KEYS 38 Additional rules, 39 Tierce de Picardie, 42 Triad successions in minor keys, 43 Three-voice writing, 43...
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God the Creator

On the Transcendence and Presence of God

Author: Robert Cummings Neville

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 1438414528

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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God the Creator provides a detailed exposition of a conception of God as the creator of everything determinate. It does not defend an established conception such as the Thomist, the Calvinist, or the Process theological idea, but rather elaborates the ancient theme of creation ex nihilo in a new form appropriate to the contemporary world. Part one is a rigorous philosophical development of the idea of God as creator ex nihilo, arguing that an adequate solution to the problem of the one and the many demands such a conception. This part includes a dialectical examination of contemporary and classical theories of being. Part two asks how one can have knowledge of the kind of God described previously; it deals with experience, analogy, and dialectic. Part three applies the conception developed in part one to fundamental religious conceptions such as the object of worship, the nature of religion, and the practices of private and public religious life. It presents theories arising from the conception of creation ex nihilo for the interpretation of religious concern, conversion, faith, certainty, solitude, bliss, service, liturgy, providence, evangelism, dedication, reconciliation, brotherhood, discipline, the integration of public and private religion relative to other dimensions of life, freedom, love, and glory. Though the language arises from the Christian tradition and expresses an orthodox strand of that religion, the argument weaves throughout the concerns of many world religions.
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A Geometry of Music

Harmony and Counterpoint in the Extended Common Practice

Author: Dmitri Tymoczko

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199887500

Category: Music

Page: 480

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How is the Beatles' "Help!" similar to Stravinsky's "Dance of the Adolescents?" How does Radiohead's "Just" relate to the improvisations of Bill Evans? And how do Chopin's works exploit the non-Euclidean geometry of musical chords? In this groundbreaking work, author Dmitri Tymoczko describes a new framework for thinking about music that emphasizes the commonalities among styles from medieval polyphony to contemporary rock. Tymoczko identifies five basic musical features that jointly contribute to the sense of tonality, and shows how these features recur throughout the history of Western music. In the process he sheds new light on an age-old question: what makes music sound good? A Geometry of Music provides an accessible introduction to Tymoczko's revolutionary geometrical approach to music theory. The book shows how to construct simple diagrams representing relationships among familiar chords and scales, giving readers the tools to translate between the musical and visual realms and revealing surprising degrees of structure in otherwise hard-to-understand pieces. Tymoczko uses this theoretical foundation to retell the history of Western music from the eleventh century to the present day. Arguing that traditional histories focus too narrowly on the "common practice" period from 1680-1850, he proposes instead that Western music comprises an extended common practice stretching from the late middle ages to the present. He discusses a host of familiar pieces by a wide range of composers, from Bach to the Beatles, Mozart to Miles Davis, and many in between. A Geometry of Music is accessible to a range of readers, from undergraduate music majors to scientists and mathematicians with an interest in music. Defining its terms along the way, it presupposes no special mathematical background and only a basic familiarity with Western music theory. The book also contains exercises designed to reinforce and extend readers' understanding, along with a series of appendices that explore the technical details of this exciting new theory.
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The Practice of Harmony

Author: Peter Spencer D.M.A.,Barbara Bennett

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133785572

Category: Music

Page: 412

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Music Theory A text/workbook combination that gives students the tools to understand harmonic structures With an emphasis on learning by doing, The Practice of Harmony, Seventh Edition takes students from music fundamentals through harmony in common practice to some of the more important harmonic procedures of the 20th century. Its approach is “additive” — enabling students to use what was learned in one chapter to understand material in the next — to minimize rote memorization, since students repeatedly use the concepts throughout the semester. The text begins with an overview of music fundamentals; the middle addresses the use of harmony in common practice; and the concluding section offers a basic glimpse of the harmonic practices of the 20th century. The authors intentionally avoid elaborate descriptions of their conceptual framework and refrain from specifying instructional methods, thereby allowing instructors a wide spectrum of teaching approaches in the classroom. NOTE: This ISBN is for a Pearson Books a la Carte edition: a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf text. In addition to the flexibility offered by this format, Books a la Carte editions offer students great value, as they cost significantly less than a bound textbook.
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Religious Harmony

Problems, Practice, and Education. Proceedings of the Regional Conference of the International Association for the History of Religions. Yogyakarta and Semarang, Indonesia. September 27th - October 3rd, 2004.

Author: Michael Pye,Edith Franke,Alef Theria Wasim,Abdurrahman Mas'ud

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110901285

Category: Religion

Page: 373

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It is crucial today to understand how religions can exist harmoniously in a shared environment, whether local or global. A reasoned approach to this question was sought by participants at a stimulating conference of the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR) in a predominantly Muslim country, Indonesia. Themes treated include the relation between theoretical approaches and religious viewpoints, practical problems and conflict resolution at the local level, and religious education with special reference to the role of Muslim schools (pesantren) in Indonesia.
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Harmony in Healing

The Theoretical Basis of Ancient and Medieval Medicine

Author: James Garber

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351516302

Category: Medical

Page: 225

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Medicine and astronomy are the oldest of all the sciences. They appear at first glance to be the original odd couple. Their union gave birth to a progeny that populated the Western world for more than two millennia. From an historical perspective, their marriage and mutual influence is undeniable. Cosmology and cosmogony, as natural philosophical aspects of astronomy, have gone hand in hand with the science of medicine from time immemorial. Indeed, medicine and the pseudoscience of astrology were for centuries inseparable.The ancients began the embryonic search for answers to questions that had puzzled humans for eons. No systematic approach to the nature of the universe was undertaken until the Sumerians, the Babylonians, and the Greeks began the quest for wisdom. The Greeks, beginning with Thales in the 6th century B.C.E., sought a unifying principle to explain the world as a whole. Because cosmology and medicine were among the few known sciences in ancient times, it was natural that these two apparently disparate disciplines should be combined to provide the theoretical basis of medicine--foundations that were to survive for nearly 2,400 years. This scientific structure rested firmly on the ancient principles of cosmology, astronomy, and the concept of universal harmony. This book tells the tale of these theoretical underpinnings and how they influenced humankind's efforts to maintain health and fight disease. Ultimately, the system was fundamentally flawed. Nonetheless, it lingered on for centuries beyond what common sense tells us it should have.Few comprehensive analyses of the relationship between cosmology and medicine have been undertaken in the astronomical or medical literature. For better or for worse, cosmological principles have had profound effects on the theory and practice of medicine over the centuries. It is time for historians, astronomers, physicians, and philosophers to acquaint themselves with the impact early cosmology has
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A New Cabinet Cyclopaedia, Comprehending a Complete Series of Essays, Treatises, and Systems, Alphabetically Arranged...

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

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A New Cyclopaedia, Comprehending a Complete Series of Essays, Treatises, and Systems, Alphabetically Arranged; with a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Words ... Illustrated with Engravings, Those on History Being from Original Drawings by Edwards and Others ...

Author: John Mason Good,Olinthus Gregory,Newton Bosworth

Publisher: N.A


Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: N.A

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