A Treatise on Thorough-Bass : or Harmony Made Easy as contained in a Series of Familiar Letters. Charles Czerny, James Alexander Hamilton, Carl.
A Treatise on Thorough-Bass : or Harmony Made Easy as contained in a Series of Familiar Letters

A Treatise on Thorough-Bass : or Harmony Made Easy as contained in a Series of Familiar Letters

Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co, 1857.

Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #12843

Professionally respined and tissue hinge repairs, edgeworn, tone with foxing, "x" mark on title page, J Schuberth & Co music store's stamp on title page, wear. Solid hardcover. ; Undated: Oliver Ditson advertised this work in 1853 but this is later printing circa 1857 when he added "& Company" to his music publishing imprint. Well-regarded work on Harmony by influential Czech/Austrian composer and music teacher Czerny, whose students include Liszt. " ... consequently the theory of harmony consists in shewing - 1st. What chords are possible in music; and, 2d. How these chords must succeed each other in a regular manner, so as to give to each melody the necessary harmonic ground-work, or accompaniment." - page 6. David Damschroder, David Russell Williams; Music Theory from Zarlino to Schenker: A Bibliography and Guide; page 62. Hard-to-find mid-nineteenth-century music theory classic. ; 120 pages.

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