KEYWORDS: Tymoczko, geometry, chords, voice leading, scales, tonality, some brute facts in Tymoczko’s new book A Geometry of Music (henceforth AGOM). A Geometry of Music has 69 ratings and 6 reviews. Peter said: Tymoczko is an intriguing composer and adept mathematician, so his mix of math and (lots of. Dmitri Tymoczko: A Geometry of Music: Harmony and. Counterpoint in the Extended. Common Practice. Hardcover, , ISBN , pages.
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A Geometry of Music: Harmony and Counterpoint in the Extended Common Practice
He discusses a host of familiar pieces by a wide range of composers, from Bach to the Beatles, Mozart to Miles Davis, and many in between. Music can be understood geometrically.
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A Geometry of Music provides an accessible introduction to Tymoczko’s revolutionary geometrical approach to music theory. I guess if you “get it” then you get it.
Mar 05, Michael Curtis rated it really liked it Shelves: In this groundbreaking work, author Dmitri Tymoczko describes a new framework for thinking about music that emphasizes the commonalities among styles from medieval polyphony to contemporary rock. Tymoczko is unafraid to question conventional wisdom, spurn the beaten path, and seek new viewpoints on familiar landmarks, and AGOM does not lack for bold claims with far-reaching consequences.
The geometry disappears as the book turns more to analysis.
Secondly, A Geometry of Music is not a book about geometry; it is a book about music. Homogeneous, Isotropic Turbulence W.
In this groundbreaking work, author Dmitri Tymoczko describes a new framework for thinking about music that tynoczko the commonalities among styles from medieval polyphony to contemporary rock. Tymoczko uses this theoretical foundation to retell the history of Western music from the eleventh century to the present day.
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Unfortunately, this was not the music I had come to college wanting to understand. Refresh and try again. This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
Check date values in: I noticed that at least a couple of reviewers said that they didn’t really get the math. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider.
Modulation involves voice leading. All modern mathematical terms are very nicely clarified and illustrated with many musical examples and the book is NOT a mathematics textbook: Mhcoffin rated it liked it Aug 20, An extremely stimulating read!
A Geometry of Music: Harmony and Counterpoint in the Extended Common Practice by Dmitri Tymoczko
Tymoczko’s album Beat Therapy Egometrycombines jazz instrumentation with classical ideas of development. In the process he sheds new light on an age-old question: Dmitri Tymoczko is a composer and music theorist.
Libro da corto circuito mentale, mi ha costretto a rivedere alcuni concetti matematici sepolti o non chiari e allo stesso tempo, nozioni di composizione e analisi. Or level of originality in this work is remarkable enough already, and hardly needs exaggerating. While it does show a statistical preference for chord connections of the sorts Tymoczko describes, the table p.
Tymoczko establishes fascinating connections between early polyphony through Romantic chromaticism and into the explosion of jazz, tymoczkoo, and post minimalism.
A Geometry of Music is accessible to a range of readers, from undergraduate music majors to scientists and mathematicians with an interest in music. Hubert rated it it was amazing Apr 26, Archived from the original on It brings to consciousness procedures that composers of the past have used intuitively.
One reads this book with the feeling of witnessing the birth of a classic in music theory.