Cengage Advantage Books: A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals / Edition 1

Cengage Advantage Books: A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals / Edition 1

by William Duckworth
     
 

Learn to write your own music with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE: A CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS, First Edition. With clear explanations, extensive exercises, and a chapter on songwriting, learn key fundamentals of music and composition, then create your own music based on what you've learned. Unleash your creativity!See more details below

Overview

Learn to write your own music with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE: A CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS, First Edition. With clear explanations, extensive exercises, and a chapter on songwriting, learn key fundamentals of music and composition, then create your own music based on what you've learned. Unleash your creativity!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495555728
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/26/2008
Series:
Cengage Advantage Bks.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. 1. The Basics of Music. 2. Rhythm I: Simple Meter. FOCUS ON SKILLS I. 3. Rhythm II: Compound Meter. 4. Pitch. FOCUS ON SKILLS II. 5. Major Scales. 6. Major Key Signatures. 7. Intervals. FOCUS ON SKILLS III. 8. Minor Key Signatures. 9. Minor Scales. 10. The Pentatonic and Blues Scales. FOCUS ON SKILLS IV. 11. Triads. 12. Triads in a Musical Context. 13. Chord Progressions. 14. Writing a Song. Appendix A: Graded Rhythms for Counting and Performing. Appendix B: Graded World Rhythms in Two and Three Parts. Appendix C: Syllables for Sight-Singing Scales and Modes. Appendix D: Graded Melodies for Sight-Singing and Playing. Appendix E: Chromatic Scale and Major-Scale Fingerings for Keyboard Instruments. Appendix F: The C Clef. Appendix G: Other Scales and Modes. Appendix H: Transposing the Modes. Appendix I: A Brief Introduction to Timbre. Appendix J: A Brief Discussion of Acoustics. Appendix K: Basic Guitar Chords.

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