Music for Sight Singing / Edition 5by Robert W. Ottman
Pub. Date: 11/15/2000
This complete program in sight singing and ear training blends step-by-step guidance with frequent practice to help readers develop the skills to hear mentally a piece of printed music without using an instrument. It features a finely organized collection of melodies taken from music literature, ranging from the works of the best composers from the 16th-20th centuries to the folk song literature of the world. Considers both melody and rhythm, separately, then together in each chapter. Melody: Diatonic Intervals and Chromaticism. Rhythm: Division and Subdivision of the Beat. The Medieval Modes. Twentieth Century Music. For anyone interested in sight singing.
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Table of ContentsI. MELODY: DIATONIC INTERVALS. RHYTHM: DIVISION OF THE BEAT.
1. MELODY: Scale Line Movement, Major Keys. RHYTHM: Simple Time, the Beat and its Division Into Two Parts.
2. MELODY: Intervals from the Tonic Triad, Major Keys. RHYTHM: Simple Time.
3. MELODY: Intervals from the Tonic Triad, Major Keys. RHYTHM: Compound Time, the Beat and its Division Into Three Parts.
4. MELODY: Minor Keys, Intervals from the Tonic Triad. RHYTHM: Simple and Compound Time.
5. MELODY: Intervals from the Dominant (V) Triad, Major and Minor Keys. RHYTHM: Simple and Compound Time.
6. THE C CLEFS: Alto and Tenor Clefs.
7. MELODY: Further Use of Diatonic Intervals. RHYTHM: Simple and Compound Time.
8. MELODY: Intervals from the Dominant Seventh Chord; Other Diatonic Intervals of the Seventh. RHYTHM: Simple and Compound Time.
II. MELODY: DIATONIC INTERVALS. RHYTHM: SUBDIVISION OF THE BEAT.
9. RHYTHM: Subdivision of the Beat; the Simple Beat into Four Parts; the Compound Beat into Six Parts.
10. MELODY: Intervals from Tonic and Dominant Triads. RHYTHM: Subdivision in Simple and Compound Time.
11. MELODY: Further Use of Diatonic Intervals. RHYTHM: Subdivision in Simple and Compound Time.
III. MELODY: CHROMATICISM. RHYTHM: FURTHER RHYTHMIC PRACTICES.
12. MELODY: Chromaticism (I): Chromatic Tones, The Dominant of the Dominant (V/V) Harmony, Modulation to the Key of the Dominant.
13. MELODY: Chromaticism (II): Modulation to the Closely Related Keys; Additional Secondary Dominant Harmonies.
14. RHYTHM: Syncopation.
15. RHYTHM: Triplet Division ofUndotted Notes, Duplet Division of Dotted Notes.
16. RHYTHM: Changing Time Signatures, The Hemiola, Less Common Time Signatures.
17. RHYTHM: Further Subdivision of the Beat, Notation in Slow Tempi.
18. MELODY: Chromaticism (III): More Uses of Chromatic Tones; Remote Modulation.
IV. THE MEDIEVAL MODES. TWENTIETH CENTURY MUSIC.
19. The Medieval Modes.
20. Twentieth Century Music.
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