Overview1. The Basics of Reading Music. 2. Major Scales and Key Signatures. 3. Intervals. 4. Minor Scales and Key Signatures. 5. Triads and Figured Bass. 6. Melody and Counterpoint. 7. The Basics of Diatonic Harmony. 8. Part-Writing with Root Position Chords. 9. Root Movement by Fifth. 10. Root Movement by Second. 11. Root Movement by Third. 12. Review of Harmony: Root Position Triads. 13. The Cadential Six-Four Chord. 14. First Inversion Chords. 15. The Leading Tone Triad and Other First Inversion Practices. 16. Additional Six-Four Chords. 17. Introduction to Simple Non-Harmonic Tones. 18. Appoggiaturas, Escape Tones, Pedal Tones. 19. Suspensions, Retardations, Anticipations. 20. Introduction to Seventh Chords. 21. Dominant and Leading Tone Seventh Chords. 22. Additional Seventh Chords. 23. Diatonic Modulation. 24. Review of Seventh Chords, Non-Harmonic Tones, And Modulation. 25. Introduction to Secondary Dominants. 26. Secondary Dominants of the Dominant. 27. Secondary Dominants of the Supertonic. 28. Secondary Dominants of the Subdominant. 29. Secondary Dominants of the Mediant and Submediant. 30. Chromatic Modulation. 31. Borrowed Chords. 32. Neapolitan Triads and Other Altered Chords. 33. Additional Modulation Techniques. 34. Introduction to Augmented Sixth Chords. 35. Augmented Sixth Chords in Context. 36. Review of Chromatic Harmony. 37. Enharmonic Modulation with German Sixths. 38. Enharmonic Modulation with Fully-Diminished Seventh Chords. 39. Introduction to Modes. 40. Impressionist Techniques. 41. Jazz Theory. 42. Techniques of Non-Tonal Music. 43. Pitch Class Set Theory. 44. Non-Tertian Harmonic Techniques. 45. Serialism. 46. Minimalism and Rhythmic Techniques. 47. Avant-Garde and Electronic Music. 48. Review of Contemporary Techniques. Practice Box Answers. Composer Index. General Index.