One of most important books in the history of Western music and a profound advance in musical theory, this work was the first to codify the principles of tonality. Supplemental corrections by Rameau are included and the numerous musical examples have been reset in modern musical notation. Includes an... read more
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One of most important books in the history of Western music and a profound advance in musical theory, this work was the first to codify the principles of tonality. Supplemental corrections by Rameau are included and the numerous musical examples have been reset in modern musical notation. Includes an Introduction that discusses Rameau's mathematics, and more.
Reprint of the Department of Music, University of Chicago, 1971 edition.
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