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Combining a proven technique with an effective and easy-to-use supplements package,Ear Training: A Technique for Listeningis the ideal text for college aural skills courses. Its logical progression in the coverage of skills enables students to build gradually to full proficiency, while ensuring that material they learn early in the course remains fresh. Its flexibility makes it equally effective in a lab-based course, in a instructor-guided setting, or in a course that combines the two.For the revised edition, the online site developed in conjunction withEar Training: A Technique for Listeninghas been totally revised to provide a reliable and user-friendly environment for drill, practice, and testing of the skills developed in the text. Activities such as melodic dictation, interval detection, chord quality identification, and rhythmic error detection mirror similar exercises in the text and serve to reinforce a broad range of aural skills..
Table of Contents
Preface Unit 1 Melody 1A Melodic Dictation: Scalewise (Conjunct Diatonic) Melodies Melody 1B Mode Identification: Major and Harmonic Minor Scales Melody 1C Scale Degree Identification: Single Notes Melody 1D Intervals: m2, M2, m3, M3 Melody 1E Models and Embellishments: Short Melodic Structures Harmony 1A Chord Function Identification: I and V Triads Harmony 1B Chords in Music Literature: I and V Triads Harmony 1C Harmonic Rhythm Harmony 1D Triad Position Identification: Major and Minor Triads Harmony 1E Chord Quality Identification: Major and Minor Triads Harmony 1F Triad Factors in the Soprano Rhythm 1A Rhythmic Dictation: Rhythm Including Half- Beat Values Unit 2 Melody 2A Melodic Dictation: Melodies Using m2, M2, m3, M3 Melody 2B Mode Identification: Major and Three Forms of the Minor Scale Melody 2C Scale Degree Identification: Two Notes Melody 2D New Intervals: P5 and P4 Melody 2E Models and Embellishments: Descending Thirds in Two Voices Harmony 2A Chord Function Identification: I, IV, and V Triads Harmony 2B Chords in Music Literature: I, IV, and V Triads Harmony 2C Nonharmonic Tones: Introduction Harmony 2D Triad Position Identification: Major and Minor Triads Harmony 2E Chord Quality Identification: Major, Minor and Diminished Triads Harmony 2F Triad Factors in the Soprano and Bass Rhythm 2A Rhythmic Dictation: Duple and Triple Subdivisions of the Beat Unit 3 Melody 3A Melodic Dictation: Melodies Using m2, M2, m3, M3, P4, P5 Melody 3B Error Detection: Scalewise Melodies with Errors Melody 3C Scale Degree Identification: Three Notes Melody 3D Interval Review: m2, M2, m3, M3, P4, P5 Melody 3E Models and Embellishments: Simple Melodic Structures Harmony 3A Chord Function Identification: I, ii, and V Triads Harmony 3B Chords in Music Literature: I, ii, and V Triads Harmony 3C Cadence Identification: Cadence Types Harmony 3D Harmonic Dictation: I(i), IV(iv), and V Triads in Four-Part Phrases Harmony 3E Chord Quality Identification: Writing Major, Minor, Diminished, and Augmented Triads Rhythm 3A Rhythmic Dictation: Rhythmic Figures Including Half-Beat Values Rhythm 3B Error Detection: Dotted Rhythm Values Unit 4 Melody 4A Melodic Dictation: Scalewise Melodies and Arpeggiations of I and V Melody 4B Error Detection: Errors in Melodies Outlining the I, IV, and V Triads Melody 4C Scale Degree Identification: Three Notes Melody 4D New Intervals: m6, M6 Melody 4E Models and Embellishments: 5-6 Patterns in Two Voices Harmony 4A Chord Function Identification: I, ii, IV, and V Triads Harmony 4B Chords in Music Literature: I, ii, IV, and V Triads Harmony 4C Nonharmonic Tones: Two-Voice Examples Harmony 4D Harmonic Dictation: I(i), ii, IV(iv), and V Triads in Chorale Phrases Harmony 4E Chord Quality Identification: Major, Minor, Diminished, and Augmented Triads Rhythm 4A Rhythmic Dictation: Half-Beat Values in Syncopation Rhythm 4B Error Detection: Half-Beat Values in Syncopation Unit 5 Melody 5A Melodic Dictation: Melodies Outlining the I, IV, V (and vii06) Triads Melody 5B Error Detection: Excerpts from Music Literature Melody 5C Melodic Figure Identification: Sequence and Rhythmic Repetition Melody 5D New Interval: The Tri