The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills: Ear Training and Composition / Edition 2by Joel Phillips, Paul Murphy, Elizabeth West Marvin, Jane Piper Clendinning
Pub. Date: 08/12/2011
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
All the practical skills students need to succeed as professional musiciansin a single pedagogical program.The Musician’s Guide to Aural Skills integrates all critical aural skills in a single teaching and learning program coordinated (chapter by chapter) with a companion text in theory and analysis. The two volumes, organized by skill type, contain a wide range of exercises, and a diverse repertoire of real musicclassical, popular song, film and TV themes, folk songs. There is absolutely no need for supplementary materials, and students are involved in creative music-making from the very beginning. Volume 2 develops listening and writing skills in a complete ear-training, dictation, and composition manual. Each of the 40 chapters, corresponding to chapters in The Musician’s Guide to Theory and Analysis, Second Edition, is organized in two parts“Inductive Listening” and “Contextual Listening.” A final “Composition” section leads students through individual and group compositions in a variety of styles. The text is packaged with a companion DVD that contains recordings for all the listening examples.
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