Cengage Advantage Books: Introductory Musicianship

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Schirmer

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This compact edition text/workbook emphasizes the fundamental skills of reading and writing music by providing ample drill exercises that challenge without overwhelming the student. A wealth of examples both in the text and on the accompanying Premium Website, along with worksheet exercises reinforce each major concept covered in the book. This gives instructors the flexibility to assign as much or as little material as the student needs to master those concepts central to good musicianship.

Table of Contents

The Basics
The Staff-Stave(s)
Extending the Staff
The Great Staff
Meter Signatures
Double Bars
The Anacrusis
Half Steps and Whole Steps--Chromatic or Diatonic
Enharmonic Equivalents
Keyboard Octave Registers
Worksheets, Unit Review
Rhythmic And Melodic Exercises-Easy
Rhythmic Exercises: Group 1
Rhythmic Exercises: Group 2
Rhythmic Exercises: Group 3
Melodic Exercises: Group 1
Melodic Exercises: Group 2
Melodic Exercises: Group 3
Scales, Keys, And Modes
Circle of Fifths--Major Keys
Key Signatures
Major Scales with Sharps
Major Scales with Flats.3g: Circle of Fifths-Minor Keys
Minor Scales with Sharps
Minor Scales with Flats
Natural, Harmonic, and Melodic Minor
Relative Major and Minor
Parallel Major and Minor
The Chromatic Scale
The Church Modes
Other Scale Forms
Constructing Intervals
Perfect and Major Intervals
Minor Intervals
Diminished and Augmented Intervals
Constructing Intervals-By Half Steps and Whole Steps
Constructing Intervals Downward
The Tritone
Simple and Compound Intervals
Hearing and Singing Intervals
Rhythmic And Melodic Exercises-Intermediate
Rhythmic Exercises
Solfeggio with Major Keys
Melodic Exercises
Solfeggio with Minor Keys
Chord Names and Symbols
Primary Triads
Root-Position Triad Table
Root-Position and Inversion
Seventh Chords
Root-Position Seventh Chord Table
Root Position and Inversion
Commercial Chord Symbols
Chord Symbol Chart
Rhythmic And Melodic Exercises-Difficult
Mixed Rhythmic Units
Mixed Meters--Constant Note Values
Mixed Meters--Changing Note Values
Melodic Exercises
Melodic Writing And Transposition
Melodic Writing
Melodic Writing in Modes
Chord Progression And Harmonization
Doubling Triads and Seventh Chords
Chord Progressions
Figured Bass
Worksheets, Review
Appendix: Terms, Signs, And Symbols
General Music Terms
Performance Terms
Repeat Signs
Instruments of the Orchestra
Voice Types
Signs and Symbols
Piano Keyboard
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