9780131380424

Programmed Rudiments of Music

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131380424

  • ISBN10:

    0131380427

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1993-08-06
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

This programmed version of a classic introduction to the basic essentials of music showsthe relationship between theory and "real" music.Presenting information in a step-by-step programmed format, this book coversthe most elementary aspects of musicincluding music notation, time, scales, keys, intervals and basic concepts of chords. The information is introduced in small increments, followed by questions with answers for reinforcement. This edition makes liberal use ofexamples from music of recognized composers and from familiar folk-song sourcesto illustrate technical information.A book designed specifically for beginners in music theory, or those with varying backgrounds in music.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
How to Use this Book xi
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 1 1(17)
Notation of Pitch
3(15)
Pitch and the Staff
1(11)
The Musical Alphabet
12(2)
Clefs
14(1)
The Treble Clef
15(15)
The Bass Clef
30(11)
Ledger Lines
41(4)
Music Examples
45(3)
The Great Staff
48(6)
Music Examples
54
Chapter Summary
17(1)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 2 18(15)
The Keyboard
20(13)
The Keyboard
62(4)
Names of White Keys
66(13)
Intervals: Half Steps and Whole Steps
79(10)
Accidentals
89(10)
Names of Black Keys
99(9)
Enharmonic Pitches
108
Chapter Summary
32(1)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 3 33(23)
Notation of Time
35(21)
Duration
113(7)
Construction of Single Notes
120(7)
Beamed Notes
127(4)
Naming Note Values
131(3)
Placing Notes on the Staff
134(5)
Relationship of Note Values
139(8)
Rests
147(7)
Music Examples
154(4)
The Dot; The Tie
158(10)
Music Examples
168(6)
Simple and Compound Division of Note Values
174
Chapter Summary
55(1)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 4 56(22)
Simple Time
58(20)
The Beat
179(8)
Grouping of Beats
187(12)
Relation of Note Values to Beats
199(8)
Bar Line; Measure; Anacrusis; Double Bar
207(10)
Simple Time Signatures
217(18)
Correlating Rhythmic Patterns with Metrical Patterns
235
Chapter Summary
76(2)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 5 78(23)
Major Scales
81(20)
Scales
249(16)
Spelling Major Scales
265(30)
Notating Major Scales
295(15)
Names of Scale Degrees
310
Chapter Summary
100(1)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 6 101(28)
Major Key Signatures
104(25)
Major Melodies
330(20)
Key
350(5)
Key Signatures
355(4)
Circle of Fifths
359(30)
Order of Sharps and Flats on the Staff
389
Chapter Summary
127(2)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 7 129(25)
Compound Time
131(23)
Compound Time Signatures
423(43)
Correlating Rhythmic Patterns with Metrical Patterns
466(10)
Beams in Notation
476(12)
Rests in Notation
488(10)
Tempo
498(4)
Rhythmic Transcription
502
Chapter Summary
153(1)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 8 154(35)
Minor Scales
157(32)
Accidentals: Double Sharp, Double Flat, and Natural Sign
512(12)
Considerations in Using Accidentals
524(14)
The Natural (Pure) Form of the Minor Scale
538(3)
Spelling Natural Minor Scales
541(23)
Harmonic Form of the Minor Scale, Spelling
564(6)
Melodic Form of the Minor Scale
570(2)
Spelling Melodic Minor Scales
572(3)
Notating Minor Scales
575(16)
Names of Scale Degrees in Minor
591
Chapter Summary
187(2)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 9 189(20)
Minor Key Signatures
191(18)
Minor Key Signatures
608(2)
Circle of Fifths for Minor Keys
610(8)
Minor Key Signatures on the Staff
618(15)
Identifying Keys and Scale Forms of Minor Melodies
633
Chapter Summary
208(1)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 10 209(12)
Major and Minor Key Relationships
211(10)
The Circle of Fifths for Major and Minor Key Together
648(4)
Constructing the Circle
652(2)
Relative Keys
654(16)
Parallel Keys
670(4)
Terminology
674
Chapter Summary
220(1)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 11 221(13)
Intervals: Major and Perfect
223(11)
Major and Perfect Intervals
683(13)
Analysis of Intervals
696(7)
Notating Intervals
703(11)
Simple and Compound Intervals
714
Chapter Summary
233(1)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 12 234(20)
Intervals: Minor, Diminished, and Augmented
236(18)
Minor Intervals
724(4)
Diminished Intervals
728(3)
Augmented Intervals
731(1)
Modification of Intervals
732(6)
Intervals Above Tonic Notes Other Than C
738(1)
Modifying the Lower Note of the Interval
738(8)
Intervals Above Notes That Cannot Be Tonics of Major Scales
746(9)
Enharmonic Intervals
755(4)
Writing All Types of Intervals
759(8)
Inversion of Intervals
767
Chapter Summary
253(1)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 13 254(18)
Additional Concepts in Time
256(16)
Triplet Division of Undotted Note Values
777(10)
Duplet Division of Dotted Note Values
787(11)
Music Examples
798(23)
Time Signatures with a Numerator of 5
821(4)
Music Examples
825(8)
Time Signatures with a Numerator of 7
833(2)
Music Examples
835
Chapter Summary
270(2)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 14 272(16)
The C Clefs and the Transposing G Clef
274(14)
The C Clefs
842(5)
The Alto Clef
847(20)
The Tenor Clef
867(22)
The Transposing G Clef
889
Chapter Summary
287(1)
PRE-TEST FOR CHAPTER 15 288(31)
The Triad
290(29)
Chords
893(2)
The Triad
895(24)
The Major Triad
919(26)
The Minor Triad
945(18)
The Diminished Triad
963(11)
The Augmented Triad
974(10)
Spacing of Notes in Triads
984(2)
Triads in Inversion
986(13)
Music Examples
999
Chapter Summary
318(1)
Appendix 1 Elementary Acoustics 319(6)
Appendix 2 The Medieval Modes and Other Scale Forms 325(3)
Appendix 3 Octave Registers, 8va, and Repeat Signs 328(5)
Appendix 4 Foreign Words and Musical Terms 333(3)
Index 336

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