painting by Joseph Raffael

Errata for Harmonic Experience:

Tonal Harmony from Its Natural Origins to Its Modern Expression


W.A. Mathieu

Inner Traditions International, 1997

Page Correction
24, line 7form (not from)
25, line 2In the first line after ex. 4.4, delete "So by octave reduction" and add "Thus" so that the sentence now begins, "Thus, a scalar......."
31, table 5.1sa (italics)
80, line 2The sentence should begin, "Notice that the tone D has (in the lattice)......" The next sentence should begin, "Notice also (in the scale)..."
119, ex. 16.13The sunburst should be around A, not C.
159, ex. 21.7Add tie in alto, bar 2 to 3; delete the flat before the A in the alto of bar 3.
213, ex. 25.19The tie is missing in the soprano G between bars 3 and 4.
221, ex. 25.41At the head of the piece it should read "cantabile, expressively"
270, fig. 29.6 The "dm" symbol on the right is misplaced. It should be:gdm
267, tbl. 28.1In the "Easy" part of the table, line 3 of the left column should be "Two pa's up" (instead of "Two fifths up") and, correspondingly, the right column should be "Two pa's down". The "Not so easy" section must be revised as follows:
272, par 5, line 3"Homebody" (capital H)
326, ex. 32.18bar 2, F# not Gb
326, line 10delete "which is tonicized"
333, line 9The end of the line should be "mentioned in the footnote on page 328." Delete the words "(example 32.33)".
349, line 12Should read, " ...........at the end of chapter 22".
365, ex. 36.7Should be moved down one paragraph.
401, line 237.9 (not 37.8)
408-9Move the last line of page 408 ("Play example 39.7.") to the top of page 409.
429, line 11Hovhaness
433 line 11Add "greater" thusly: "....Since they generally involve a greater harmonic leap....."
447, fig. 41.3Figure 41.3a has been printed twice; figure 41.3b has been omitted. It configures the letters so that however the circle is placed, the top letter is right-side-up.
482, ex. 42.17"x+y" should be "x+z"
502, line 3"Figure 43.2" should be "Figure 43.4"
507Two chord symbols are wrong. In bar 21 the symbol should be F#m7 (b5) for the full bar, and in bar 22, B7 for the full bar (thus agreeing more fully with fig. 43.10)
523-4Diaschisma should precede diatonic
526meend is out of order, mode is out of order
530A double asterisk ** should be added after the word "DERIVATION" that heads the right-hand column, then the following footnote appended: "** In this glossary, dha refers to the 5:3 major sixth."
538Before Connie Coleman insert Mathew Goodheart. At the end of the next paragraph, delete "and tactical" to read "heartfelt support."
549To "Locrian mode, 234" add "396"
563, line 641.1 (not 41.41)

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