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Foundations of Music : A Computer-Assisted Introduction

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5th
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9780534600037

ISBN10:
0534600034
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Pub. Date:
6/24/2002
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Schirmer
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Summary

Now in a new Fifth Edition, this text is known for its extensive content, clear organization, and useful musical examples. FOUNDATIONS OF MUSIC provides training in music fundamentals through a stimulating text fully integrated with display, sound, and interactivity on its CD-ROM. Appropriate for both non-majors and music majors in a low-level music theory course, this computer-assisted approach allows students to learn at their own pace and allows the instructor maximum flexibility in the classroom.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Use of the Computer xvi
Computer-Assisted Instruction: Contents and Log xxii
Introduction xxxii
Sound
1(11)
Pitch and Timbre; The Overtone Series
1(2)
Dynamics
3(3)
Computer Exercise
5(1)
The Envelope; Articulations
6(6)
Music for Study
8(3)
Computer Exercise
11(1)
Exploring Sound at the Computer
11(1)
The Notational System
12(16)
Music in Western Culture
12(1)
Written Music
13(1)
Music---A Temporal Art
13(1)
Notes and Rests
14(6)
Computer Exercise
17(1)
Written Exercises
17(3)
Letter-Names for Pitches
20(4)
Computer Exercise
24(1)
Registers of the Piano
24(4)
Computer Exercise
25(1)
Written Exercises
25(1)
Notation at the Computer
26(2)
Simple Meter
28(19)
Suggested Listening
28(1)
The Beat
28(1)
The Organization of Music into Meters
29(4)
Computer Exercise
31(1)
Written Exercises
32(1)
Rhythm in Performance
33(1)
Computer Exercise
34(1)
Counting Time in Simple Meters
34(8)
Computer Exercise
36(1)
Music for Study
36(4)
Music for Study Counting with Rests
40(2)
The Use of Beams
42(5)
Written Exercises
43(3)
Computer Exercise
46(1)
Creating Rhythms at the Computer
46(1)
Scales
47(26)
Half Steps and Whole Steps
47(8)
Computer Exercise
48(4)
Computer Exercise
52(2)
Computer Exercise
54(1)
Written Exercises
54(1)
The Major Scale
55(5)
Computer Exercise
58(1)
Written Exercises
59(1)
Key Signatures for Major Keys
60(5)
Computer Exercise
64(1)
Written Exercises
64(1)
Intervals in the Major Scale
65(2)
Names of the Scale Degrees
67(6)
Music for Study
68(5)
Compound Meter
73(35)
Suggested Listening
73(4)
Computer Exercise
77(1)
Written Exercises
77(1)
Music for Study: Counting Compound Meter
78(4)
Classification of Meters
82(6)
Written Exercises
84(4)
More on the Use of Beams
88(4)
Written Exercises
89(2)
Written Exercises
91(1)
Establishing Meter Through Accents and Patterns
92(16)
Music for Study
92(6)
Exploring Rhythm and Meter at the Computer
98(3)
Written Exercises
101(6)
Computer Exercise
107(1)
Creating Rhythms at the Computer
107(1)
The Minor Mode
108(24)
Suggested Listening
108(3)
Use of Accidentals in the Minor Mode
111(4)
Computer Exercise
112(1)
Written Exercises
112(3)
Intervals in the Minor Mode
115(1)
Relative and Parallel Minors
115(10)
Computer Exercise
117(1)
Written Exercises
118(3)
Music for Study
121(4)
Modulation
125(1)
The Chromatic Scale
126(6)
Written Exercises
127(1)
Music for Study
128(4)
Other Scales
132(9)
Modes
132(6)
Suggested Listening
136(2)
Pentatonic Scale
138(3)
Computer Exercise
140(1)
Exploring Other Scales at the Computer
140(1)
More on Rhythm and Meter
141(13)
Syncopation
141(8)
Exploring Syncopation at the Computer
142(7)
Computer Exercise
149(1)
Rhythm in Jazz and Popular Music
149(5)
Music for Study
150(4)
Intervals
154(20)
Seconds
155(1)
Exercises
155(1)
Thirds
156(1)
Computer Exercise
156(1)
Written Exercises
157(1)
The Perfect Intervals
157(3)
Written Exercises
159(1)
Sixths and Sevenths
160(1)
Inversion of Intervals
160(3)
Computer Exercise
162(1)
Written Exercises
162(1)
Compound Intervals
163(1)
Computer Exercise
164(1)
Alteration of Intervals
164(1)
Other Properties of Intervals
165(9)
Computer Exercise
167(1)
Written Exercises
167(1)
Music, for Study
167(7)
Chords and Harmony
174(20)
Triads
175(3)
Computer Exercise
176(1)
Written Exercises
176(2)
The Dominant Seventh Chord
178(2)
Computer Exercise
178(1)
Written Exercises
179(1)
Music for Study
179(1)
Texture and Inversions
180(6)
Written Exercises
183(1)
Computer Exercise
184(1)
Written Exercises
184(2)
The Primary Triads
186(1)
Nonchord Tones
187(7)
Exercise
190(4)
Simple Forms
194(17)
Phrases and Cadences
194(5)
Music for Study
198(1)
Phrase Relationships
199(1)
Song Forms
199(6)
Examples for the Study of Form
200(5)
Form in Popular Music
205(2)
Harmonizing Melodies
207(4)
Creative Exercises
209(1)
Melodic Composition at the Computer
210(1)
Looking at Music
211(22)
What to Look for in a Score
211(22)
Computer Exercise
213(1)
Exercises for Practice in Reading Music
214(19)
Topics for Enrichment and Further Study
233(31)
World Music and Roots Music
234(8)
Synthetic Scales
242(6)
Computer Exercise
248(1)
Exploring Other Scales at the Computer
248(1)
Other Chords: Seventh Chords
248(1)
Computer Exercise
249(1)
Other Chords: Borrowed Chords
249(3)
Exercises
251(1)
Other Chords: Sixth Chords
252(4)
Exercise
254(2)
Looking at Music
256(8)
Creative Exercises
258(6)
Appendix One: Standard Chord Progressions 264(3)
Appendix Two: Roman Numeral Chord Designations 267(2)
Glossary 269(4)
Indexes 273


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