Music for Sight Singingby Thomas E. Benjamin, Robert Nelson, Michael Horvit
Pub. Date: 10/01/1989
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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Table of ContentsI. 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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