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Music for Sight Singing
     

Music for Sight Singing

by Thomas E. Benjamin
 

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ISBN-10: 0395342260

ISBN-13: 9780395342268

Pub. Date: 04/01/1984

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company College Division

This text presents music that is challenging, yet not overwhelming to young musicians. Drawing on their own extensive experience as composers and arrangers who adapt music for their own students, the authors have struck a balance between rigor and accessibility.

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This text presents music that is challenging, yet not overwhelming to young musicians. Drawing on their own extensive experience as composers and arrangers who adapt music for their own students, the authors have struck a balance between rigor and accessibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395342268
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
04/01/1984
Pages:
336

Table of Contents

I. COMMON PRACTICE TECHNIQUES: DIATONIC. 1. Rhythm: One-and Two-Pulse Units (Unmetered). Pitch: The Major Scale. 2. Rhythm: Simple Meters. Pitch: Introducing Thirds. Pitch: Introducing Fourths. 3. Pitch: Tonic Triad in the Major Mode. Introducing Fifths, Sixths, and Octaves. 4. Rhythm: 2:1 Subdivisions of the Beat. Pitch: I, V, and V7. Introducing Sevenths. 5. Rhythm: Anacruses (Upbeats) and 4:1. Subdivisions of the Beat. Pitch: I, IV, V, and V7. Pitch: Introducing the Alto Clef. 6. Rhythm: Dots and Ties. Pitch: Minor Mode. 7. Music from the Literature. 8. Rhythm: Compound Meter. Pitch: All Diatonic Triads. Pitch: Tenor Clef. 9. Rhythm: Triplets and Duplets. 10. Music from the Literature. 11. Rhythm: Syncopation. Pitch: Seventh Chords. II. COMMON PRACTICE TECHNIQUES: CHROMATIC. 12. Pitch: Decorative Chromaticism. Pitch: Inflected Scale Degrees. Pitch: Scalar Variants in Minor. Pitch: Modal Borrowing. 13. Music from the Literature. 14. Pitch: Secondary Dominants. 15. Pitch: Modulations to Closely Related Keys. 16. Music from the Literature. 17. Rhythm: Quintuple Meters. Pitch: Chromaticism Implying Altered Chords. Modulation to Nonclosely Related Keys. 18. Music from the Literature. III. TWENTIETH-CENTURY TECHNIQUES. 19. Rhythm: Irregular Meters. Pitch: Diatonic Modes. Pitch: Changing Clefs. 20. Rhythm: Changing Meters. Pitch: Pandiatonicism. 21. Rhythm: Syncopation. Pitch: Extended and Altered Tertian Harmony. 22. Pitch: Exotic Scales. 23. Rhythm: Complex Divisions of the Beat. Pitch: Quartal Harmony. 24. Rhythm: Polyrhythmsand Polymeters. Pitch: Polyharmony and Polytonality. 25. Pitch: Interval Music. 26. Serial Music. 27. Music from the Literature.

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