Music for Sight Singing
ISBN: 0132343606
EAN13: 9780132343602
Language: English
Pages: 360
Dimensions: 0.8" H x 8.8" L x 6.6" W
Weight: 1 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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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 Read More chevron_right

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