Ear Training for the Body: A Dancer's Guide to Music / Edition 1

Ear Training for the Body: A Dancer's Guide to Music / Edition 1

by Katherine Teck
     
 

ISBN-10: 0871271923

ISBN-13: 9780871271921

Pub. Date: 09/01/1994

Publisher: Princeton Book Company


An approach to music from the dancer's viewpoint, this book offers a two-part exploration of music as it relates to dance, beginning with an introduction to aspects of musicality that dancers—and other music lovers—can explore and put into practice immediately.  See more details below

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An approach to music from the dancer's viewpoint, this book offers a two-part exploration of music as it relates to dance, beginning with an introduction to aspects of musicality that dancers—and other music lovers—can explore and put into practice immediately.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871271921
Publisher:
Princeton Book Company
Publication date:
09/01/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
884,273
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Musicality in the Dancer's Art1
Ch. 1Practicing Musicality in Class3
Ch. 2Body Percussion and Mouth Music12
Ch. 3Instrumental Percussion Patterns26
Ch. 4Muscle Memory and Music41
Ch. 5Choreography: A Collaborative Effort53
Pt. 2A Movement-Oriented Approach to the Fundamentals of Music69
Ch. 6Sounds and Silences71
Ch. 7Dynamics: The Loud and Soft of Music80
Ch. 8Duration or Timing in Music97
Ch. 9Rhythmic Patterns122
Ch. 10Pitch, Scales, and Melody150
Ch. 11Harmony168
Ch. 12Texture182
Ch. 13Timbre, Instruments, and Score Reading197
Ch. 14Form and Compositional Procedures220
Conclusion: Onstage with Something New!243
Appendixes263
Appendix 1: Suggested Listening and Viewing265
Appendix 2: Sources of Information on Contemporary Music272
Appendix 3: Workshops in Choreographic Collaboration274
Appendix 4: Composers of Interest to Dancers275
Glossary of Musical Terms281
Notes295
Bibliography307
Index317

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