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Manual Ear Tra/Sgh Sing W/ CD

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9780393976632

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0393976637
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Pub. Date:
9/17/2006
Publisher(s):
W W NORTON
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Summary

This comprehensive sight singing and ear training package is the culmination of the author's extensive research in the field of aural skills. Divided into short, seqentially organised chapters, this textbook explains how to hear and understand the basic concepts of music. The material is presented in the order in which aural skills are actually learned and each topic is supported with highly focused ear training and sight singing exercises. Also available is a set of recordings and an instructor's CD-ROM.

Table of Contents

To the Student xi
To the Instructor xiii
Acknowledgments xxi
The Fundamentals of Meter and Rhythm
1(6)
The Fundamentals of Pitch
7(6)
Combining Pitches with Meter and Rhythm
13(6)
Error Detection and Correction
19(2)
More About Meter and Rhythm
21(4)
More About Pitch
25(4)
Notating Rhythm and Meter
29(7)
Notating Pitches
36(5)
Combining Rhythm and Pitch Notation
41(3)
Dictation in Longer Contexts
44(3)
The Fifteen Major Keys
47(6)
Ties and the Dotted Beat
53(3)
More About Intervals: Number and Quality
56(3)
Skips to 7/ti and 2/re as Prefix Neighbors
59(5)
Tempo
64(4)
Compound Meters
68(6)
Introduction to the Minor Mode: Relative and Parallel Approaches
74(8)
Lower Chromatic Neighbors
82(4)
More About the Minor Mode: Chromaticism through Modal Borrowing
86(5)
Triplets and Duplets
91(4)
Introduction to Transcription
95(3)
Quadruple Division of the Beat in Simple Meters
98(5)
Conducting Pulse Levels Other Than the Notated Beat
103(6)
Performance Indications
109(6)
The Dominant Triad
115(4)
The C-Clefs: Alto and Tenor Clefs
119(3)
Skips to 4/fa and 6/la/le as Prefix Neighbors
122(4)
Sextuple Division of the Beat in Compound Meters
126(4)
Repeat Signs
130(4)
The Subdominant Triad
134(3)
Syncopation
137(3)
The Dominant Seventh Chord in Molodic Contexts
140(4)
Introduction to Harmonic Singing
144(4)
Introduction to Harmonic Listening: Harmonic Rhythm and Cadences
148(4)
Two-Part Music
152(3)
Introduction to Bass Line Dictation
155(2)
Root Position and First Inversion Triads
157(4)
Introduction to Voice Leading
161(6)
Triad Qualities
167(2)
The Leading-Tone Triad
169(4)
The Supertonic Triad
173(4)
The Submediant Triad
177(4)
The Mediant Triad
181(4)
The Dominant Seventh Chord in Harmonic Contexts
185(4)
Voice-Leading Techniques
189(5)
Six-Four Figures
194(5)
Other Seventh Chords
199(6)
Transposition
205(10)
The Modes: Relative Approach
215(8)
The Modes: Parallel Approach
223(7)
Advanced Triplets
230(4)
Chromatic Passing Tones
234(5)
Skips to Chromatic Pitches as Prefix Neighbors
239(5)
Chords Applied to the Dominant
244(6)
Chords Applied to the Subdominant
250(5)
Chords Applied to the Supertonic
255(4)
Chords Applied to the Submediant
259(5)
Chords Applied to the Mediant
264(5)
The Neapolitan Chord
269(5)
The Augmented Sixth Chords
274(6)
Other Chords
280(4)
Melodic Sequence
284(5)
Harmonic Sequence
289(3)
Other Clefs
292(3)
Hemiola
295(6)
Stepwise Chromatic Alterations
301(5)
Reading in Keys Other Than the Notated Key Signature
306(6)
Introduction to Modulation
312(8)
Closely Related Modulation from the Major Mode
320(10)
Closely Related Modulation from the Minor Mode
330(10)
Distant Modulations
340(6)
Successive Modulations
346(3)
Fragments of Tonality
349(4)
Advanced Metric Concepts
353(7)
More Advanced Rhythms
360(5)
Some Common Non-Diatonic Pitch Collections
365(7)
Hypermeter
372(6)
Form
378(5)
Glossary 383(4)
Index of Examples 387(4)
General Index 391


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