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Traditional Harmony Prepared by Vaclav Nelhybel

Traditional Harmony Prepared by Vaclav Nelhybel

In the early 1960s, Czech composer and conductor Vaclav Nelhybel produced a series of music education albums for Scholastic Records. In this release, William Geib narrates a lecture prepared by the composer that explains the traditional harmonic rules of Western music. These include concepts as fundamental as the triad as well as more advanced ideas of extended chords and non-chord tones. An unidentified chamber orchestra provides the musical examples. The detailed liner notes include musical scores and written explanations of each concept.

Track Listing

101
Chords William Geib 3:37
102
Close and Open Harmony William Geib 2:15
103
Relationship Between Chords William Geib 5:38
104
Classical Cadence William Geib 1:23
105
Harmonization of a Melody With Triads (Root Form) William Geib 2:24
106
Inversion of Triads William Geib 3:50
107
Seventh Chords William Geib 3:01
108
Inversions of Seventh Chords William Geib 1:34
201
General Rules of Harmonization William Geib 7:22
202
Ninth Chords William Geib 1:41
203
Non-chord Notes William Geib 3:49
204
Chromaticism William Geib 2:37
205
Non-key Dominants William Geib 1:31
206
Modulation William Geib 4:25
207
Organ Point William Geib 2:05

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