Preparatory Exercises in Score Reading
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Preparatory Exercises in Score Reading

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124 short excerpts using a mixture of treble, alto, tenor and bass clefs and various common transpositions. The book concentrates on diatonic harmonic study (including diminished sevenths) and harmonic counterpoint in up to three parts. The exercises train students to take in many staves at once, to see where the principal melody is, to understand harmonies and modulations, to read various clefs, and transpose as necessary.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 120 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 10.16mm | 362.87g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 019321475X
  • 9780193214750
  • 253,047

About R. O. Morris

Reginald Owen Morris was a British composer and teacher. He was born in York and was educated at Harrow School, New College, Oxford and the Royal College of Music in London, where he subsequently became professor of counterpoint and composition. Morris was considered a brilliant teacher of counterpoint, and wrote a number of influential texts on the subject. Students of Morris included composers Gerald Finzi, Sir Michael Tippett, Constant Lambert, Robin Milford, Anthony Milner, Edmund Rubbra, Bernard Stevens and Jean Coulthard.show more

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