Aural Awareness: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

Aural Awareness: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

by George Pratt, Simon Cargill, Michael Henson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 019879021X

ISBN-13: 9780198790211

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Traditional aural training is heavily biased toward the perception and identification of pitch and rhythm. Pratt argues here that in these days of CDs and cassette recorders much of this area of the subject can be best worked on alone. He demonstrates how, by tailoring tasks to individual needs, every student can make some encouraging progress in these aspects of

Overview

Traditional aural training is heavily biased toward the perception and identification of pitch and rhythm. Pratt argues here that in these days of CDs and cassette recorders much of this area of the subject can be best worked on alone. He demonstrates how, by tailoring tasks to individual needs, every student can make some encouraging progress in these aspects of music. This new edition has been substantially revised to make it more accessible to younger students as well as imaginative teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198790211
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
How to use this book
1. Hearing and listening: what is available
2. The elements of musical expression
3. Aural synthesis
4. Metre and rhythm
5. Pitch
6. Timbre
7. Criticism
8. Structure
9. Imaging
10. Playing by ear
11. Improvisation
12. Playing from memory
Postscript: Towards a deeper awareness...
Appendix 1: Assessment
Appendix 2: Resources

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