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    Open Music Theory - Version 2

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    Mark Gotham

    Kyle Gullings

    Chelsey Hamm

    Bryn Hughes

    Brian Jarvis

    Megan Lavengood

    John Peterson

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    Publisher: Virtual Library of Virginia

    Language: English

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    Reviewed by Judith Ofcarcik, Assistant Professor, James Madison University on 11/20/23

    This book can be used for a traditional theory curriculum but also covers pop music, jazz, and orchestration. read more

    Reviews prior to 2023 are for a previous edition.

    Reviewed by William O'Hara, Assistant Professor, Gettysburg College on 11/5/22

    OMT2 offers thorough coverage of current topics in music theory, and can easily serve as a textbook for fundamentals courses, standard undergraduate theory sequences, and introductions to post-tonal theory. Not all of its chapters are complete... read more

    Table of Contents

    • Introduction
    • Acknowledgements
    • Chapter 1: Fundamentals
    • Chapter 2: Counterpoint and Galant Schemas
    • Chapter 3: Form
    • Chapter 4: Diatonic Harmony, Tonicization, and Modulation
    • Chapter 5: Chromaticism
    • Chapter 6: Jazz
    • Chapter 7: Popular Music
    • Chapter 8: 20th- and 21st-Century Techniques
    • Chapter 9: Twelve-Tone Music
    • Chapter 10: Orchestration
    • Anthology
    • Workbook
    • Chapters in Development
    • Glossary

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    • About the Book

      Open Music Theory is a natively-online open educational resource intended to serve as the primary text and workbook for undergraduate music theory curricula. OMT2 provides not only the material for a complete traditional core undergraduate music theory sequence (fundamentals, diatonic harmony, chromatic harmony, form, 20th-century techniques), but also several other units for instructors who have diversified their curriculum, such as jazz, popular music, rhythm, counterpoint, and orchestration. This version also introduces a complete workbook of assignments.

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      Mark Gotham

      Kyle Gullings

      Chelsey Hamm

      Bryn Hughes

      Brian Jarvis

      Megan Lavengood

      John Peterson

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