The most engaging and musical Sight-Singing text on the market. Music for Sight Singing is structured around organized melodiesdrawn from the literature of composed music and a wide range of the world’s folk music. Real music exercises allow readers to practice sight singing and develop their “mind’s ear” — the ability to imagine how music sounds without first playing it on an instrument. The ninth edition continues to introduce a host of important musical considerations beyond pitch and rhythm- including dynamics, accents, articulations, slurs, repeat signs, and tempo markings. The book’s arrangement of simple to complex exercises lays the foundations for success. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Fluently read rhythms in simple and compound meters, including those in relatively unusual, irregular, or changing meter signatures. Sight sing melodies in any major or minor key, and in any diatonic mode. Effortlessly read all four common clefs. Understand common musical symbols and terms. Recognize and sing important harmonic features such as dominant seventh and Neapolitan chords. Improvise effectively from a variety of background structures such as a harmonic progression or an underlying contrapuntal framework. Negotiate chromatic passages from simple embellishing tones and tonicizations to modulations to post-tonal music. NOTE: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase the text with MySearchLab, order the package ISBN: 020595524X / 9780205955244 Music for Sight Singing Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205938337 / 9780205938339 Music for Sight Singing 0205955053 / 9780205955053 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card -- for Music for Sight Singing
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For courses in Music Theory (a two-year sequence including sight singing and ear training) as well as separate Sight Singing courses. Using an abundance of meticulously organized melodies drawn from the literature of composed music and a wide range of the world's folk music, Ottman provides the most engaging and comprehensive Sight Singing text on the market. Over fifty years ago, Robert W. Ottman set out to write a book that draws examples from the literature as opposed to being composed by the author. He proposed that students should work with "real" music as they study musical forms. The result was Music for Sight Singing. Not only is real music more enjoyable and interesting to sing than dry examples, but genuine repertoire naturally introduces a host of important musical considerations beyond pitch and rhythm (including dynamics, accents, articulations, slurs, repeat signs, and tempo markings). Several generations of teachers have also agreed that Ottman's ability to order his examples from the simple to the complex is another key to the book's long term success. Nancy Rogers, the book's new author, has added new vitality to the book, introducing exercises to develop creativity as well as to build basic skills.
Designed for the musicianship portion of the freshman theory sequence, Benjamin/Horvit/Nelson MUSIC FOR SIGHT SINGING, Sixth Edition, presents music that is challenging without overwhelming young musicians. Drawing on their extensive experience as composers and arrangers who adapt music for their own students, the authors strike a critical balance between rigor and accessibility. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
(BH Kodaly). All of the musical examples in Sound Thinking: Music for Sight-Singing and Ear Training are drawn from folk songs and art music encompassing a wide range of historical eras. The examples can be used for developing a variety of skills including sight-reading, dictation, musical memory, rhythmic reading, formal analysis, part singing, and improvisation.
- Author : Robert W. Ottman
- Publisher : Unknown
- Release Date : 2009-01-01
- Genre : Music
- Pages : 231
- ISBN : 0136033873
- Author : Nancy Rogers
- Publisher : Unknown
- Release Date : 2013-01-03
- Genre : Uncategorized
- Pages : 231
- ISBN : 0205939686
Karpinski carefully reviewed and organized every melody in the Anthology to coordinate with the order in which musical materials are introduced in the Manual. The early chapters of the Anthology now feature additional simple melodies and new rhythm-only and play-and-sing exercises. The Anthology's online index allows instructors to search for and assign melodies based on detailed parameters, such as key, intervals, meter, and more.
The Anthology for Sight Singing offers more than 1,200 short musical excerpts from a diverse range of real music literature.
Young musicians today are faced with a rapidly expanding and complex repertory of styles, tonal as well as pre- and post-tonal.
Students of music are faced with the challenge of developing their aural skills to the point at which they can see music on the page with thoughtful, trained eyes and hear it with their mind’s ear. Sight Singing Complete, leads students to this point by beginning with the familiar and moving gently toward the unfamiliar until they are transforming symbol into sound and improvising in all idioms. The 8th edition of Sight Singing Complete preserves the multi-faced pedagogical approach and the commitment to historical repertoire from the seventh edition. New to this edition is an integrated approach to rhythm and performance — This edition is unusual in that we not only expect student to master each skill by itself, we also expect them to integrate all three skills in carefully designed sequence of “Play + Sing” exercises adapted from 18th – 21st century instrumental and vocal repertoire.
Arnold's workbook contains sight reading and sight singing exercises for one to four voices. Learn part singing or use for multiple voice sight reading. Audio files of all exercises can be downloaded for free on the Internet.
Drawing on decades of teaching experience and the collective wisdom of dozens of the most creative theorists in the country, Michael R. Rogers's diverse survey of music theory?one of the first to comprehensively survey and evaluate the teaching styles, techniques, and materials used in theory courses?is a unique reference and research tool for teachers, theorists, secondary and postsecondary students, and for private study. This revised edition of Teaching Approaches in Music Theory: An Overview of Pedagogical Philosophies features an extensive updated bibliography encompassing the years since the volume was first published in 1984. In a new preface to this edition, Rogers references advancements in the field over the past two decades, from the appearance of the first scholarly journal devoted entirely to aspects of music theory education to the emergence of electronic advances and devices that will provide a supporting, if not central, role in the teaching of music theory in the foreseeable future. With the updated information, the text continues to provide an excellent starting point for the study of music theory pedagogy. Rogers has organized the book very much like a sonata. Part one, ?Background,” delineates principal ideas and themes, acquaints readers with the author's views of contemporary musical theory, and includes an orientation to an eclectic range of philosophical thinking on the subject; part two, ?Thinking and Listening,” develops these ideas in the specific areas of mindtraining and analysis, including a chapter on ear training; and part three, ?Achieving Teaching Success,” recapitulates main points in alternate contexts and surroundings and discusses how they can be applied to teaching and the evaluation of design and curriculum. Teaching Approaches in Music Theory emphasizes thoughtful examination and critique of the underlying and often tacit assumptions behind textbooks, materials, and technologies. Consistently combining general methods w
A classic sight-singing anthology featuring an ideal blend of newly composed melodies and music from the literature.
- Author : Harold Thomas Karl
- Publisher : Unknown
- Release Date : 1971
- Genre : Music
- Pages : 298
- ISBN : MSU:31293102212044