A complete, progressive course that teaches musicians how to notate music from audio examples, packaged separately on a 3-CD set(0131872397). Basic melodic dictation is followed by progressively more complex scores, in classical, jazz, and popular styles.
(Schott). Originally published in the 1940s, Paul Hindemith's remakable textbooks are still the outstanding works of their kind. In contrast to many musical textbooks written by academic musicians, these were produced by a man who could play every instrument of the orchestra, could compose a satisfying piece for almost every kind of ensemble, and who was one of the most stimulating teachers of his day. It is therefore not surprising that nearly forty years later these books should remain essential reading for the student and the professional musician.
This workbook and CD-ROM combination is designed to help students improve their listening/ear-training skills. Students notate the music in the workbook as they listen to the CD. The dual-format CD-ROM provides an easy-to-use interface for listening with varied General MIDI instrumental sounds. The repertoire for dictation includes exercises on basic rudiments (intervals, chords, and scales), melodies, four-part harmonic settings, and varied textures from musical literature.
(Fretted). This complete method for the practicing musician covers: intervals, rhythms and melodic shapes; inversions, scales, chords, extensions and alterations; fretboard visualization, fingering diagrams; and much more. The CD includes 99 full-demo tracks.
(Berklee Guide). These time-tested exercises will help you to play by ear. This book introduces the core skills of ear training. Step by step, you will learn to use solfege to help you internalize the music you hear and then easily transpose melodies to different keys. Learn to hear a melody and then write it down. Develop your memory for melodies and rhythms. Transcribe live performances and reco...
(Musicians Institute Press). This book is a step-by-step guide to MI's well-known Harmony and Theory class. It includes complete lessons and analysis of: intervals, rhythms, scales, chords, key signatures; transposition, chord inversions, key centers; harmonizing the major and minor scales; and more!