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Can someone turn me on to harmonically interesting music theory concepts or harmonically interesting music?
One of the most important books on contemporary music in the twentieth century. Here for the first time is an orderly presentation of the harmonic procedures to be found in music of the first half of the twentieth-century. The author examines the nature of intervals in various contexts, discusses the modes and other scales employed in modern music, describes the formation and uses of chords by thirds, by fourths, and by seconds, of added-note chords and polychords; he deals with different typ…

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Can someone turn me on to harmonically interesting music theory concepts or harmonically interesting music?(r/musictheory)

Go and buy yourself a copy of Twentieth-Century Harmony by Vincent Persichetti! It sounds like just the thing you need, and it’s legit the most inspiring theory book I’ve ever had!

And some musical recommendations: Jack Conte has some really harmonically interesting songs. It’s never atonal or anything, but there are still some cool weird chord progressions I don’t think I’ve heard anywhere else. Also, go back and listen to some Carlo Gesualdo! Seriously, there’s some really out-there stuff in his music, even to modern ears.

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$33.12

Book Binding

Hardcover

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Book Author

Vincent Persichetti

Book Edition

4th Revised ed.

Book Publisher

W. W. Norton & Company

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