20th Century Harmony Course

I will be teaching a new course on 20th Century Harmony, starting December 1st. It will be based on Vincent Persichetti’s seminal book “Twentieth Century Harmony”. For those who are not aware of this book, it is an all encompassing treatise on harmonic procedures, specifically focusing on music of the first half of the twentieth century. His book covers all aspects of music including scales, harmony, rhythm, and development. This will not be a conventional harmony class but rather a systematic approach to harmonic language. This is a ton of material to cover but it will be mind expanding. The classes will be held in Mount Washington, and will consist of lectures, score study, and writing wor


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