Between Modes and Keys
German Theory 1592-1802
This study of music theory examines in detail the persistence of modal thinking in German-speaking areas which coexisted with major-minor principles and its impact on German music from the Baroque through the High Classical period.
Joel Lester is Professor of Music at City College in New York. His performance credits include a Carnegie Recital Hall program. He is the author of Harmony in Tonal Music.