Hearing and Writing Music: Professional Training for Today's Musician 2nd edition, revised and expanded

Hearing and Writing Music: Professional Training for Today's Musician 2nd edition, revised and expanded

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by Ron Gorow
     
 
Designed as a self-training manual as well as a classroom text, this book is a complete step-by-step course to develop the musician’s ability to hear and notate any style of music. Personal training, theory and exercises form an integrated, subconscious technique, which may be applied to composition, improvisation or performance.

A definitive guide and reference

Overview

Designed as a self-training manual as well as a classroom text, this book is a complete step-by-step course to develop the musician’s ability to hear and notate any style of music. Personal training, theory and exercises form an integrated, subconscious technique, which may be applied to composition, improvisation or performance.

A definitive guide and reference book for composers, orchestrators, arrangers and performers, Hearing and Writing Music teaches a fast sketch technique and emphasizes accurate communication through music notation. The goal is to recognize and notate any musical sound without using a keyboard or any other instrument. Contents include

  • Developing your ear
  • Hearing intervals and phrases
  • Transcription technique
  • Perception to notation of all elements of music
  • Preparation for production and publishing
  • Reference and resource section for composition and film scoring

Editorial Reviews

Society of Composers and Lyricists Score, Society of Composers and Lyricists
A kind of finishing school for those who wish to pursue a career in composing, orchestrating, arranging or performing.
ITG Journal
A synthesis of the author's vast knowledge and his quest to define the question, 'How do we hear?
Jazz Educators Journal New Books, Jazz Educators Journal
A wonderfully systematic approach to ear training . . . neatly designed and structured, it just flows. Direct and easily understood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780962949678
Publisher:
September Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
470,388
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.13(d)

What People are saying about this

Paul Reisler
One of the four things every songwriter should have.
Randy Newman
The best system for teaching ear training that I've ever seen.
Bobby Shew
One of the most valuable books any music student or educator could own.
Michael Laskow
Having worked in film and television production for the last 15 years, it's wonderful to know there is a book that helps me find the professionals who can provide me with the services I need."-C. C. Collins, Owner, CITV "An incredible tool for anyone wanting a leg up in the industry."- Michael Laskow, TAXI

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