Music Fundamentals

Music Fundamentals

Music Fundamentals

Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Third Edition combines a textbook and integrated workbook with an interactive website for those who want to learn the basics of reading music. Intended for students with little or no prior knowledge of music theory, it offers a patient approach to understanding and mastering the building blocks of musical practice and structure. Musical examples range from Elvis Presley songs to Filipino ballads to Beethoven symphonies, offering a balanced mixture of global, classical, and popular music. The new edition includes: Additional vocabulary features and review exercises Additional musical selections and 1-, 2-, or 3-hand rhythmic exercises The addition of guitar tablature A revised text design that more clearly designates the different types of exercises and makes the Workbook pages easier to write on An improved companion website with added mobile functionality The author’s balanced approach to beginning music theory engages student interest while demonstrating how music theory concepts apply not only to the Western classical canon but also to popular and world music. With the beginner student in mind, Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Third Edition is a comprehensive text for understanding the foundations of music theory.

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Genre : Music
Author : Sumy Takesue
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-09-22
Total Pages : 512 Pages
ISBN : 9781317225485


A Creative Approach To Music Fundamentals

A Creative Approach To Music Fundamentals

Internationally renowned composer William Duckworth explores the fundamentals of music in the Advantage Edition of the best-selling A CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS, 11th Edition. This creative, reader-friendly text takes diverse student abilities into consideration, covering music fundamentals in 15 concise chapters and 11 enrichment appendices. Duckworth focuses on developing students' skills by offering written and aural exercises that help them learn the basics as well as by giving students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in realistic music situations. The optional CourseMate learning environment includes Music Fundamentals in Action, an interactive online tutorial that provides students with personalized study plans and podcasts from the author. A CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS, Advantage Edition, 11th Edition offers clear, concise yet comprehensive coverage of all major topics for a music fundamentals course.

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Genre : Music
Author : William Duckworth
Publisher : Schirmer Books
Release : 2013-09-27
Total Pages : 331 Pages
ISBN : 1285446208


Music Fundamentals

Music Fundamentals

Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Second Edition comprises a textbook/workbook and interactive website designed for those who want to learn the basics of reading music. Intended for students with little or no prior knowledge of music theory, it offers a patient approach for reading, writing and even performing music. Musical examples range from Elvis Presley songs to Beethoven symphonies, from rhythmically challenging African songs and syncopated Brazilian choro melodies, to humorous Filipino ballads and Schubert lieder. The website includes graded quizzes and numerous skill training exercises. By reinforcing musical concepts with numerous written examples, offering a more balanced mixture of global, classical, and popular music, and encouraging practice through an online, interactive tutorial, Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Second Edition is a comprehensive textbook for building musical foundations. Second Edition Features: Modular structure allows instructors to reorganize chapters. A variety of exercises help the student transform knowledge into practice: Listen and sing exercises for ear training Keyboard drills to be played on a real keyboard or piano, or the keyboard insert provided in the inside cover Clapping and counting exercises to ingrain a cerebral understand, but also a visceral feeling for pulse and rhythm Workbook review exercises at the end of each module facilitate progress to the next module. "Cultural Notes" discuss musical genres or place musical examples in a broader social context to give an enriched approach to music learning. Online tutorials assist with ear training and general concepts, and streaming of audio examples help to connect the study of theory to real music-making. The website features student interactive tutorials, and an Instructor Manual supplements teaching with a wealth of classroom exercises.

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Genre : Music
Author : Sumy Takesue
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-12-04
Total Pages : 454 Pages
ISBN : 9781135041892


Music Fundamentals

Music Fundamentals

A basic theory text designed for music majors as well as nonmajors who wish to acquire a working knowledge of musicianship and music theory. Music fundamentals are approached through the parallel study of pitch considerations and rhythmic design.

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Genre : Music
Author : Elvo D'Amante
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Release : 1994-01-01
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781461669852


Mastering Music Fundamentals

Mastering Music Fundamentals

Mastering Music Fundamentals is a prescriptive, hands-on introduction to the fundamentals of music theory that presents the subject in a user-friendly format so that students immediately are comfortable with the material. The organization and presentation of chapter topics revolve around essential principles explained and reinforced with numerous problems for students to solve. The book does not simply present basic theory; rather, it guides students using a visual step-by-step process that anticipates and answers their questions. Highlights of the Second Edition include an improved and streamlined approach to pedagogy, homework assignments, worksheets with answers at the end of each chapter, and an innovative hybrid methodology that addresses both traditional and programmatic learning styles.

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Genre : Music
Author : Michael Kinney
Publisher : Waveland Press
Release : 2020-09-17
Total Pages : 355 Pages
ISBN : 9781478646297


Music Fundamentals For Dance

Music Fundamentals For Dance

Music Fundamentals for Dance provides students with a fundamental understanding of music and how it applies to dance performance, composition, and teaching. This valuable reference helps professional choreographers, dance educators, and dancers expand their knowledge of music and understand the relationships between music and dance. Fundamentals of Music for Dance helps dancers understand of the elements of music—form and structure, musical time, melody, texture, and score reading—and how they relate to dance performance and choreography. They will learn music vocabulary for easier communication with other dancers, musicians, and conductors. Overviews of musical forms, styles, and genres are complemented by an examination of their relation to dance and choreography. Each chapter ends with exercises, activities, and projects that offer students a range of active learning experiences to connect music fundamentals to their dance training. An accompanying web resource contains these features: • Extended learning activities and support materials, including practice opportunities combining music skills with dance or choreography, chapter summaries, a glossary, websites, and handouts to help students practice music skills • Music clips on the website offer ready-made examples, which students can use in applying concepts from the book Written by an experienced dance educator, dancer, and choreographer, Music Fundamentals for Dance is the only current text that explains essential concepts of music and examines these concepts in relation to dance performance, composition, and teaching. By providing readers with a foundation of music knowledge, Music Fundamentals for Dance assists both future and current professionals in understanding the art form that will enhance their contributions as performers, choreographers, and educators.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Nola Nolen Holland
Publisher : Human Kinetics
Release : 2013-01-23
Total Pages : 136 Pages
ISBN : 9781492581338


Music Fundamentals For Musical Theatre

Music Fundamentals For Musical Theatre

Musical theatre students and performers are frequently asked to learn musical material in a short space of time; sight-read pieces in auditions; collaborate with accompanists; and communicate musically with peers, directors, music directors and choreographers. Many of these students and performers will have had no formal musical training. This book offers a series of lessons in music fundamentals, including theory, sight-singing and aural tests, giving readers the necessary skills to navigate music and all that is demanded of them, without having had a formal music training. It focuses on the skills required of the musical theatre performer and draws on musical theatre repertoire in order to connect theory with practice. Throughout the book, each musical concept is laid out clearly and simply with helpful hints and reminders. The author takes the reader back to basics to ensure full understanding of each area. As the concepts begin to build on one another, the format and process is kept the same so that readers can see how different aspects interrelate. Through introducing theoretical ideas and putting each systematically into practice with sight-singing and ear-training, the students gain a much deeper and more integrated understanding of the material, and are able to retain it, using it in voice lessons, performance classes and their professional lives. The book is published alongside a companion website, which offers supporting material for the aural skills component and gives readers the opportunity to drill listening exercises individually and at their own pace. Music Fundamentals for Musical Theatre allows aspirational performers - and even those who aren't enrolled on a course - to access the key components of music training that will be essential to their careers.

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Genre : Music
Author : Christine Riley
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2020-01-09
Total Pages : 296 Pages
ISBN : 9781350001770


Introduction To Music Fundamentals And Lead Sheet Terminology

Introduction To Music Fundamentals And Lead Sheet Terminology

INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS AND LEAD-SHEET TERMINOLOGY is intended for the beginning commercial musician. This book assumes no technical knowledge of music and starts from the premise that the reader is either currently (or soon to be) involved in private music study with someone who teaches an instrument (or voice) or plans to become proficient through self instruction and practical experience. The concise format presented here offers an accelerated program that gets the beginning musician up and running within a relatively short span of time. Chapters 1 through 9 provide a technical foundation for the survey of chord descriptions in Chapter 10. The opening chapter introduces notes and rests, concepts in rhythm and meter, repeat signs, and performance directions. Chapters 2, 3, and 4 present the subjects of pitch, scale, and key signature. Intervals, the minor mode, triads, and seventh chords follow in Chapters 5, 6, 7, and 9. Since a significant portion of commercial music and jazz involves scales and modes that are neither major nor minor, the topic of church modes is explored in Chapter 8. Chapter 10 outlines and analyzes the chord symbols typically represented in lead sheets. More than 220 music examples demonstrate the concepts presented in the text. 170 pages.

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Genre : Music
Author : David Nivans
Publisher : World Bet Books
Release : 2011-12
Total Pages : 168 Pages
ISBN : 9781937214036


Music Fundamentals 44 Games That Teach Melodic And Rhythmic Concepts

Music Fundamentals 44 Games That Teach Melodic And Rhythmic Concepts

44 reproducible worksheets that reinforce melodic and rhythmic concepts. This resource includes at least three levels of every game, making it perfect for the music teacher or music substitute.

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Genre : Music
Author :
Publisher : Heritage Music Press
Release : 2010-09-01
Total Pages : 56 Pages
ISBN : 1429117508


A Creative Approach To Music Fundamentals

A Creative Approach To Music Fundamentals

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Genre : Music
Author : William Duckworth
Publisher :
Release : 1989
Total Pages : 358 Pages
ISBN : UCSC:32106009636371