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 C presents pieces written on the grand staff with an emphasis on reading steps and skips before intervals of 4ths and 5ths are introduced. Slurs, ties, forte, piano, and 2/4, 3/4, 4/4 concepts are mastered. Students read from bass clef low F to treble clef high G in the positions of C, G, F (Group 1), and Middle C position.
Ear Training Basics, Level 1 Student Book (Beginner). Workbook and CD. 15 lessons and homework, 32 pages. To be used in combination with Teacher Book, Levels Preparatory through 3. Identify major and minor five-finger patterns and triads, intervals by number up to one octave, rhythm patterns, simple melodies, dynamics, staccato, and legato. The CD is in MP3 format, playable on computer CD-ROMs, MP3 players, and any CD player that supports MP3 playback.
Jazz Ear Training: Learning to Hear Your Way Through Music, focuses the student on developing the ability to hear and react to harmonic structures common to the modern Jazz idiom, while adhering to specific melodic phrases. The book and recording include a variety of exercises derived from the major, harmonic minor, melodic minor and harmonic major scales and suggestions on how to play by ear. It was designed with the intermediate to advanced Jazz student in mind who needs to enhance the connection between his inner voice and instrument. It will also help the student âhearâ what he may intellectually âknowâ. Though intended for guitarists, this book can serve the needs of any aspiring Jazz improviser. A basic understanding of Jazz theory is recommended before using this book. Includes access to online audio.
Ear Training Basics, Level 2 Student Book (Advanced Beginner). Workbook and CD. 15 lessons and homework, 32 pages. To be used in combination with Teacher Book, Levels Preparatory through 3. Identify major and minor melodies and triads, intervals by number up to one octave, rhythm patterns, four-measure melodies, dynamics, staccato, and legato. The CD is in MP3 format, playable on computer CD-ROMs, MP3 players, and any CD player that supports MP3 playback.
(Schott). Tom van der Geld's Eartraining is encyclopedic in its coverage from A to Z of the basics of jazz theory; it is systematic to such a degree that a student can work by him or herself with the book alone; it can be used as an excellent text with assignments and the like for a formal classroom situation; it covers the ear, theoretical application and even rhythm to some degree. It is the combination of all these elements which makes this book mandatory for the beginning student of both jazz and popular music. Contents include lessons on the chromatic scale, major scale and key centres, intervals and modes as well as developing skills in basic rhythm and jazz harmony. Each lesson is divided into 3 parts: relevant theoretical background, musical examples on compact disc and dictation exercises. Foreword * Introduction * Chromatic Scale * Rhythm Studies (1) * Major Scale and Key Centers * Intervals and Inversions * Modes * Rhythm Studies (2) * Triads * Rhythm Studies (3) * Diatonic Seventh Chords * Secondary Dominants * Deminished Seventh Chord * Acknowledgments * Appendix * Solutions
(Choral Collection). See it! Hear it! Sing it! Using familiar popular song phrases, POP INTERVALS FOR CHOIR teaches and reinforces the 10 most common intervals a singer will need to effectively sight-read choral literature. In addition, singing by step and establishing a key center are taught with popular songs that every singer will know. The importance of audiation (inner hearing) is reinforced with each interval as well as easy-to-follow instructions for preparation and extension. You will also receive digital access to a professionally-produced audio recording of the accompaniment for each exercise and PDFs of singer parts and theory practice pages for projection and reproducible options. Build your choir's musicianship the easy way with this motivational resource! Exercises are based on the following songs: Lean on Me (step), Ob-la-di Ob-la-da (skip), Isn't She Lovely (minor 2nd), Hallelujah (minor 3rd up), Count on Me (major 3rd up), Brave (perfect 4th up), Skyfall (perfect 5th up), My Way (major 6th up), Let It Snow (octave), Hey Jude (minor 3rd down), Happy Together (perfect 4th down), It Don't Mean a Thing (perfect 5th down). Suggested for grades 6 and up.
This is a student workbook which is part of Mary Elizabeth Clark's excellent ear training course for music students of all ages, all levels of advancement, and all instruments -- including voice. It is meant to be used along with the Teacher's Book One of "Now Hear This" in which all the instructions and dictation are given. This student book does not stand alone.
Ear Training: Two Note Beginning Level Volume One is the next level up from the Ear Training: One Note Series. It is recommended to master the Ear Training: One Note Series before attempting this book. This method for developing relative pitch ear training and key modulation recognition has been used with great success and through the series of books/CDs one can obtain outstanding pitch recognition abilities. There are three levels to the Two Note ear training method, Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced. It is recommended that all levels of the Two Note:Beginning Level are mastered before moving on to the Intermediate level. Muse-eek also features a FAQ section where students can direct questions that may arise as they work to the author, and which are generally answered within two days. This book is a required text at the New York University and Princeton University Music departments.
An approach to music from the dancer's viewpoint, this book offers a two-part exploration of music as it relates to dance, beginning with an introduction to aspects of musicality that dancersâand other music loversâcan explore and put into practice immediately.