By Yosef Goldenberg
Bargains for the 1st time a scientific survey of the whole spectrum of contrapuntal-harmonic configurations that allow the prolongation of 7th chords, prepared logically via seventh-chord sort and voice-leading process. Prolongation of 7th chords is an exciting phenomenon that theoretically ought to not exist. Schenkerian concept relies at the premise that prolongations observe to consonances by myself, and the violation of this precept has far-reaching results. but, dissonances ordinarily and 7th chords particularly are sometimes lengthy in conventional tonal tune. This factor continues to be one of the thorniest in all theoretical discourse on tonal track - and likewise may have an important results at the software of Schenkerian concept to post-tonal track. This booklet additionally contains a number of voice-leading graphs that diversity from easy summary configurations to stylish analyses of complete items. Examples are drawn from a really wide selection of tonal repertoire, together with many excerpts by no means analyzed in distinct ahead of. The analyses are awarded within the two-volume culture of "Free Composition" by means of Heinrich Schenker and "Structural listening to" via Felix Salzer.
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