Music for Sight Singing

Music for Sight Singing

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For freshman/sophomore-level courses in any Music Theory curriculum.Blending step-by-step guidance with frequent practice, this text helps students cultivate an understanding of sight singing and 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 mostly from fundamental works of the past to representative excerpts taken from recent twentieth-century music.show more

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  • Paperback | 378 pages
  • 148.8 x 208.8 x 5.8mm | 547.41g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • 0130262633
  • 9780130262639

Table of contents

I. MELODY: DIATONIC INTERVALS. RHYTHM: DIVISION OF THE BEAT. 1. RHYTHM: Simple Time (Meter), the Beat and its Division Into Two Parts. 2. MELODY: Scale-line Melodies, Major Keys. RHYTHM: Simple Time (Meter), the Beat and its Division Into Two Parts. 3. MELODY: Intervals from the Tonic Triad, Major Keys. RHYTHM: Simple Time. 4. MELODY: Intervals from the Tonic Triad, Major Keys. RHYTHM: Compound Time (Meter); the Beat and its Division into Three Parts. 5. Minor Keys; Intervals from the Tonic Triad. RHYTHM: Simple and Compound Time. 6. Intervals from the Dominant (V) Triad, Major and Minor Keys. RHYTHM: Simple and Compound Time. 7. The C Clefs: Alto and Tenor Clefs. 8. MELODY: Further Use of Diatonic Intervals. RHYTHM: Simple and Compound Time. 9. 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. 10. RHYTHM: The Subdivision of the Beat; the Simple Beat into Four Parts; the Compound Beat into Six Parts. 11. MELODY: Intervals from Tonic and Dominant Triads. RHYTHM: Subdivision in Simple and Compound Time. 12. MELODY: Further Use of Diatonic Intervals. RHYTHM: Subdivision in Simple and Compound Time. III. MELODY: CHROMATICISM. RHYTHM: FURTHER RHYTHMIC PRACTICES. 13. MELODY: Chromaticism (I): Chromatic Nonharmonic Tones; the Dominant of the Dominant (V/V) Harmony, Modulation to the Key of the Dominant. 14. MELODY: Chromaticism (II): Modulation to the Closely Related Keys; Additional Secondary Dominant Harmonies. 15. RHYTHM: Syncopation. 16. RHYTHM AND MELODY: Triplet Division of Undotted Notes, Duplet Division of Dotted Notes. 17. RHYTHM AND MELODY: Changing Time Signatures, The Hemiola, Less Common Time Signatures. 18. RHYTHM AND MELODY: Further Subdivision of the Beat, Notation in Slow Tempi. 19. Chromaticism (III): Additional Uses of Chromatic Tones; Remote Modulation. IV. THE MEDIEVAL MODES and TWENTIETH CENTURY MUSIC. 20. The Medieval Modes. 21. Twentieth Century Music. Appendix: Musical Terms.show more

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