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Other Harmony: Beyond Tonal and Atonal

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Noted composer, theorist, and critic Tom Johnson explores the theoretical discoveries of classical music's forgotten thinkers and composers, (Euler, Hauer, Slonimsky, Obouhow, Schillinger, and Messiaen), before taking the reader on a guided tour of his own investigations into the structure of harmony. He thoroughly analyzes chord families (in the style of Forte) and provid ...more
Paperback, Second Printing, 252 pages
Published January 2015 by Editions 75
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Oct 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
Johnson writes in a wonderfully practical and conversational style, sharing his insights not as a theorist per se, but as a composer. He writes of the book in the Introduction,
"Without pretending to have researched the subject thoroughly, it would be enough just to explain how... many kinds of Other harmony have been evolving, and how my own harmonic practices fit into this context."

To this end, Johnson provides an easygoing and accessible survey of alternative harmony, beginning first with the
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