This wonderfully entertaining book also happens to be quite effective. Everything any child will need to know about chess strategy and more is here in this book, which is well laid out and easy to follow. Uses algebraic notation.
A New Approach to Ear Training provides students with the means to master ear-training skills on their own and at their own pace.
Organized into four large sections of carefully graded exercises that correspond to the progression of material in most theory courses, A New Approach to Ear Training offers instructors remarkable flexibility, enabling them to use the book as an assigned text or as a supplement for students to work through on their own.
Intended for classroom instruction and combining a proven technique with an effective and easy-to-use supplements package, Ear Training: A Technique for Listening is the ideal text for college aural skills courses.
Students find that the logical progression of skills enables them to build gradually to full proficiency while ensuring that material they learn early in the course remains fresh. Instructors appreciate the flexibility of the EarTraining package which allows the text to be used in a lab-based course, in a instructor-guided setting, or in a course that combines the two. The structure of the text also allows students to proceed at their own pace through the material Ã¢â¬â lingering on sections that prove difficult or advancing through sections that come easily.
Theory & Ear Training Party books correlate with their respective level Piano Party books. They provide reinforcement of the concepts presented in Piano Party, especially through listening and writing plus improvising and composing activities. Students learn through sequential games and exercises designed to hold their interest.
Book A introduces the music alphabet, high & low (up & down -- right & left) concepts, finger numbers, white key names, and counting (quarter, two eighths, half, dotted half, and hwole notes). Playing black key clusters establishes good hand positions. The book concludes with Middle C pieces in pre-staff notation.
This practical, easy-to-use, self-study course is perfect for pianists, guitarists, instrumentalists, vocalists, songwriters, arrangers and composers, and includes ear training CDs to help develop your musical ear. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through 75 concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the enclosed ear training CDs, and test your knowledge with a review that completes each of the 18 units. Answers are included in the back of the book for all exercises, ear training and review.
An essential part of musicianship! This realistic first-year program of sight singing and ear training presents a broadly based approach to music reading as an essential and integral part of musicianship and exhibits a sharp focus on essential skills. The authors developed and tested the materials in their classes at the Juilliard School of Music, refining them to enhance accessibility and improve learning. Special features include: arranges specific concepts and problems in a carefully graded order based upon performance difficulty; isolates specific rhythmic and pitch problems and then drills them in a concentrated form but in a variety of music contexts; includes copious examples of each problem in actual music; stimulates readers creative imagination through the consistent employment of assignments that require original work.
Titles of related interest also available from Waveland Press: Durham, Beginning Tonal Dictation, Second Edition (9781577663058) and Zolper, The A to Z of Music Theory Fundamentals: The Ultimate Workbook for Music Understanding (ISBN 9781478632962).
(Berklee Methods). This essential method features rigorous, hands-on, "ears-on" practice exercises that help you explore the inner working of music, presenting notes, scales, and rhythms as they are heard in pop, jazz, and blues. You will learn and build upon the basic concepts of music theory with written exercises, listening examples, and ear training exercises. The online audio examples will help reinforce lessons as you begin to build a solid musical foundation. Now available with an answer key!
This book and accompanying audio CD presents a new and exciting method of developing relative pitch ear training. It has been used with great success and is now finally available on CD. There are three levels available depending on the student's ability. This advanced level is recommended for students who have worked with the intermediate level and now wish to perfect their skills. The muse-eek.com website now features a FAQ section where students can ask question that may arise as they work through this book. This book provides a solid basis for the development of good relative pitch and is the required text at both New York University and Princeton University.