9780534532994

Music for Sight Singing

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534532994

  • ISBN10:

    0534532993

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 1/18/2000
  • Publisher: Schirmer
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Summary

This text presents music that is challenging, yet not overwhelming to young musicians. Drawing on their own extensive experience as composers and arrangers who adapt music for their own students, the authors have struck a balance between rigor and accessibility.

Table of Contents

I
COMMON PRACTICE TECHNIQUES: DIATONIC
1. Rhythm: One-and Two-Pulse Units (Unmetered)
Pitch: The Major Scale
2. Rhythm: Simple Meters
Pitch: Introducing Thirds
Pitch: Introducing Fourths
3. Pitch: Tonic Triad in the Major Mode
Introducing Fifths, Sixths, and Octaves
4. Rhythm: 2:1 Subdivisions of the Beat
Pitch: I, V, and V7. Introducing Sevenths
5. Rhythm: Anacruses (Upbeats) and 4:1
Subdivisions of the Beat
Pitch: I, IV, V, and V7. Pitch: Introducing the Alto Clef
6. Rhythm: Dots and Ties
Pitch: Minor Mode
7. Music from the Literature
8. Rhythm: Compound Meter
Pitch: All Diatonic Triads
Pitch: Tenor Clef
9. Rhythm: Triplets and Duplets
10. Music from the Literature
11. Rhythm: Syncopation
Pitch: Seventh Chords
II
COMMON PRACTICE TECHNIQUES: CHROMATIC
12. Pitch: Decorative Chromaticism
Pitch: Inflected Scale Degrees
Pitch: Scalar Variants in Minor
Pitch: Modal Borrowing
13. Music from the Literature
14. Pitch: Secondary Dominants
15. Pitch: Modulations to Closely Related Keys
16. Music from the Literature
17. Rhythm: Quintuple Meters
Pitch: Chromaticism Implying Altered Chords
Modulation to Nonclosely Related Keys
18. Music from the Literature
III
TWENTIETH-CENTURY TECHNIQUES
19. Rhythm: Irregular Meters
Pitch: Diatonic Modes
Pitch: Changing Clefs
20. Rhythm: Changing Meters
Pitch: Pandiatonicism
21. Rhythm: Syncopation
Pitch: Extended and Altered Tertian Harmony
22. Pitch: Exotic Scales
23. Rhythm: Complex Divisions of the Beat
Pitch: Quartal Harmony
24. Rhythm: Polyrhythms and Polymeters
Pitch: Polyharmony and Polytonality
25. Pitch: Interval Music
26. Serial Music
27. Music from the Literature

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