Preface Part A: The Renaissance And Baroque Periods Chp. 1: Late Renaissance Polyphony Chp. 2: Two-Voice Eighteenth Century Counterpoint Chp. 3: The Fugue Part B: Chromatic Harmony Chp. 4: Borrowed Chords Chp. 5: Neapolitan 6th Chords Chp. 6: Augmented 6th Chords Part C: The Classical Period (1750-1825 Chp. 7: Variation Technique Chp. 8: Sonata Form Chp. 9: Rondo Forms Part D: Extended And Chromatic Harmony Chp. 10: 9th,11th, and 13th Chords Chp. 11: Altered Dominants Chp. 12: Chromatic Mediants Part E: The Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries Chp. 13: The Romantic Period (1825-1900) Chp. 14: The Post-Romantic Style Chp. 15: Impressionism and Related Styles Chp. 16: The Early Twentieth Century Chp. 17: Pitch-Class Set Theory Chp. 18: Twelve-Tone Technique Postlude: Music Since 1945 Appendixes Glossary Credits Index
Bruce Benward has been widely regarded as one of the most gifted music theory pedagogues since his textbooks first appeared in the 1960s, and has exerted a wide influence on the teaching of music theory both through his writings and through the generation of teachers that he taught. He recently retired from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.