Music for Sight Singing / Edition 5

Music for Sight Singing / Edition 5

by Robert W. Ottman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130262633

ISBN-13: 9780130262639

Pub. Date: 11/15/2000

Publisher: Pearson

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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130262639
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/15/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.23(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Melody: Scale-Line Movement, Major Keys1
2Melody: Intervals from the Tonic Triad, Major Keys21
3Melody: Intervals from the Tonic Triad, Major Keys38
4Melody: Minor Keys; Intervals from the Tonic Triad53
5Melody: Intervals from the Dominant (V) Triad; Major and Minor Keys64
6The C Clefs: Alto and Tenor Clefs83
7Melody: Further Use of Diatonic Intervals94
8Melody: Intervals from the Dominant Seventh Chord (V[superscript 7]); Other Diatonic Intervals of the Seventh110
9Rhythm: The Subdivision of the Beat; the Simple Beat into Four Parts; the Compound Beat into Six Parts122
10Melody: Intervals from the Tonic and Dominant Triads133
11Melody: Further Use of Diatonic Intervals140
12Melody: Chromaticism (I): Chromatic Tones; the Dominant of the Dominant (V/V) Harmony; Modulation to the Key of the Dominant158
13Melody: Chromaticism (II): Modulation to Closely Related Keys; Additional Secondary Dominant Harmonies179
14Rhythm: Syncopation207
15Rhythm: Triplet Division of Undotted Note Values; Duplet Division of Dotted Note Values236
16Rhythm: Changing Time Signatures; the Hemiola; Less Common Time Signatures260
17Rhythm: Further Subdivision of the Beat; Notation in Slow Tempi280
18Melody: Chromaticism (III): Additional Uses of Chromatic Tones; Remote Modulation292
19Melody: The Medieval Modes309
20Twentieth-Century Melody328
Appendix: Musical Terms357

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