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The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis

The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis
Third Edition

by Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin

  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 2016-06-01
  • Pages : 1008
  • ISBN : 0393600483
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Musician’s Guide to Theory and Analysis is a complete package of theory and aural skills resources that covers every topic commonly taught in the undergraduate sequence. The package can be mixed and matched for every classroom, and with Norton’s new Know It? Show It! online pedagogy, students can watch video tutorials as they read the text, access formative online quizzes, and tackle workbook assignments in print or online. In its third edition, The Musician’s Guide retains the same student-friendly prose and emphasis on real music that has made it popular with professors and students alike.

The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis

The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis

by Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin

  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 2020-11-17
  • Pages : 1064
  • ISBN : 9780393442403
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A theory text that speaks to today's students

The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis

The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis

by Jane Piper Clendinning

  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2020-11
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9780393690163
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"The Musician's Guide covers every topic commonly taught in the music theory curriculum, from fundamentals to post-tonal theory with pathbreaking pedagogy. With the textbook, workbook, anthology, and two aural skills volumes, plus a wealth of online resources, it is the most comprehensive resource available for music theory. All Norton theory texts are supported by online Know It? Show It! pedagogy, combining video tutorials and formative assessments to prepare students for assignments in the comprehensive workbook. As professors have asked to expand the canon, we've added additional selections by women and composers of color, as well as more popular music"--

The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis and Workbook

The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis and Workbook

by Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin

  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 2016-07-05
  • Pages : 1008
  • ISBN : 9780393574609
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The most comprehensive and integrated package for every music theory classroom.

The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis Workbook

The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis Workbook

by Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin

  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 2020-11-17
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9780393442304
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills

The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills

by Joel Phillips,Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin

  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Release : 2005
  • Pages : 493
  • ISBN : 9780393976649
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A comprehensive introduction to music theory integrating the basic rudiments.

The Musician's Guide to Fundamentals

The Musician's Guide to Fundamentals

by Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin,Joel Phillips

  • Publisher : Musician's Guide
  • Release : 2014-04-15
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9780393124330
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Musician's Guide to Fundamentals teaches the basics of music--listening, writing, and performing--using real music, from Bach to the Beatles, Broadway to the Black-Eyed Peas. A unique hands-on approach invites students to listen to music from day one as they learn to interpret musical notation and, eventually, to use it to compose songs of their own. New online resources--including an ebook, online notation from Noteflight, and quizzes--offer opportunities to listen, read, and turn in assignments online.

The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills: Ear-training and composition

The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills: Ear-training and composition

by Joel Phillips,Paul Murphy,Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin

  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 2011
  • Pages : 546
  • ISBN : 9780393930955
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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All the practical skills students need to succeed as professional musicians-in a single pedagogical program. The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills integrates all critical aural skills in a single teaching and learning program coordinated (chapter by chapter) with a companion text in theory and analysis. The two volumes, organized by skill type, contain a wide range of exercises, and a diverse repertoire of real music-classical, popular song, film and TV themes, folk songs. There is absolutely no need for supplementary materials, and students are involved in creative music-making from the very beginning. Volume 2 develops listening and writing skills in a complete ear-training, dictation, and composition manual. Each of the 40 chapters, corresponding to chapters in The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis, Second Edition, is organized in two parts-"Inductive Listening" and "Contextual Listening." A final "Composition" section leads students through individual and group compositions in a variety of styles. The text is packaged with a companion DVD that contains recordings for all the listening examples.

The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills: Sight-singing, rhythm-reading, improvisation, and keyboard skills

The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills: Sight-singing, rhythm-reading, improvisation, and keyboard skills

by Joel Phillips,Jane Piper Clendinning,Paul Murphy,Elizabeth West Marvin

  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 2011
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9780393930948
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills integrates all critical aural skills in a single teaching and learning program coordinated (chapter by chapter) with a companion text in theory and analysis. The two volumes, organized by skill type, contain a wide range of exercises, and a diverse repertoire of real music--classical, popular song, film and TV themes, folk songs. There is absolutely no need for supplementary materials, and students are involved in creative music-making from the very beginning.Volume 2 develops listening and writing skills in a complete ear-training, dictation, and composition manual. Each of the 40 chapters, corresponding to chapters in The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis, Second Edition, is organized in two parts--"Inductive Listening" and "Contextual Listening." A final "Composition" section leads students through individual and group compositions in a variety of styles. The text is packaged with a companion DVD that contains recordings for all the listening examples.

The Musician's Guide to Fundamentals

The Musician's Guide to Fundamentals

by Jane Piper Clendinning,Elizabeth West Marvin,Joel Phillips

  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2018-07
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9780393639186
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Reorganized and streamlined, the third edition of The Musician's Guide to Fundamentals features a new, laser focus on the core concepts of music fundamentals. The text features NEW online resources--including formative quizzes and a self-grading workbook--while retaining the Musician's Guide's emphasis on real music from Bach to Broadway, Mozart to Katy Perry.

The Complete Musician

The Complete Musician
An Integrated Approach to Tonal Theory, Analysis, and Listening

by Steven Geoffrey Laitz

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 2008
  • Pages : 888
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Bringing together the analytical, aural, and tactile activities that comprise a tonal theory curriculum, The Complete Musician, Second Edition, relies on a diverse repertoire and innovative exercises to explicitly connect theory (writing and analysis), skills (singing, playing, and dictation), and music-making outside the theory class. It provides students with a strong foundation in the principles of writing, analyzing, hearing, singing, and playing tonal harmony and enables them to understand the most important musical forms. Features of the Second Edition * Enhanced and supplemented by five music DVDs--two packaged with the text, two with Student Workbook I, and one with Student Workbook II. These DVDs contain a total of more than sixteen hours of high-quality recorded examples--from solo piano to full orchestra--of the examples and exercises in the text and workbooks, performed by soloists and ensembles from the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, examples and exercises are included on the DVDs in downloadable MP3 format. * Significantly revised in order to improve general ordering between large topics (for example, the pre-dominant function is introduced earlier) and organization within chapters (particularly in Parts 1-4) * Offers new topics and expansions: a new chapter (16) devoted exclusively to the motive; new sections on analytical decision-making through Gestalt techniques (Chapters 2 and 7); lead sheet notation (Chapter 6); harmonizing florid melodies (beginning in Chapter 9); and an expanded section on musical texture and harmonic analysis (Chapter 6) * Introduces numerous analyses throughout the book, including thirteen "Model Analysis" sections, that provide extended analyses of canonical pieces * Includes more than 200 new examples, many from wind and brass literature * Explanations and definitions have been carefully revised for clarity, with added summary charts and step-by-step procedures * Offers new types of exercises--in both the text and in the workbooks--including exercises for single-line instrumentalists, listening exercises, and more graduated exercises * Workbook exercises are now structured in a consistent format of discrete assignments (four to eight assignments per chapter) that usually fit on one or two sheets of paper for ease in handing in to the instructor. Each assignment contains a variety of exercises, crafted for students with a wide range of abilities. Supplementary exercises are also included for further practice. * Expanded Instructor's Manual adds model solutions for more than 200 analysis and part writing exercises; each chapter includes teaching guidelines and supplementary analytical, dictation, playing, and writing exercises

The Everything Music Theory Book

The Everything Music Theory Book
A Complete Guide to Taking Your Understanding of Music to the Next Level

by Marc Schonbrun

  • Publisher : Adams Media
  • Release : 2006-12-10
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781593376529
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Includes audio compact disc (cd).

Workbook and Ear-training

Workbook and Ear-training
For Use with the AP Music Theory Course

by Paul Murphy,Joel Phillips,Elizabeth West Marvin,Jane Piper Clendinning

  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2016
  • Pages : 555
  • ISBN : 9780393621822
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Music Theory

Music Theory
A Practical Guide for All Musicians

by Barrett Tagliarino

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 2006
  • Pages : 87
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An introduction to music theory that offers detailed explanations of topics such as rhythm, pitch, scales, intervals, chords, harmony, and form, and includes illustrations and exercises. Includes CD.

Indirect Procedures

Indirect Procedures
A Musician's Guide to the Alexander Technique

by Pedro de Alcantara

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2013-06-17
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0199874824
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A musician's life is filled with many stressful situations: passing auditions, rehearsing and performing with difficult partners, sitting for long hours in uncomfortable chairs, going on stage to face audiences large and small, who may or may not be receptive to the performance they are presented. And yet many musicians are able to surmount these looming obstacles with grace and balance, to find satisfaction and artistry in their music and build productive and lasting careers. Indirect Procedures will guide you around these obstacles and along that path to becoming a balanced and successful musician. Based on the work of Frederick Matthias Alexander, this book is a thorough and practical approach to the issues of musicians' health and wellbeing. Author Pedro de Alcantara introduces concepts and exercises for musicians to let go of excessive tensions, stay focused, and direct their energies as they handle the challenges of practicing, rehearsing, and performing. Complemented by an extensive, easy-to-use companion website, and working alongside Integrated Practice, this new edition of Indirect Procedures is an invaluable and essential resource for today's musicians to learn to sing, play, and conduct with less effort and stronger results.

Playing (Less) Hurt

Playing (Less) Hurt
An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians

by Janet Horvath

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard
  • Release : 2010-04-01
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN : 1476855730
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Book). Making music at any level is a powerful gift. While musicians have endless resources for learning the basics of their instruments and the theory of music, few books have explored the other subtleties and complexities that musicians face in their quest to play with ease and skill. The demands of solitary practice, hectic rehearsal schedules, challenging repertoire, performance pressures, awkward postures, and other physical strains have left a trail of injured, hearing-impaired, and frustrated musicians who have had few resources to guide them. Playing Less Hurt addresses this need with specific tools to avoid and alleviate injury. Impressively researched, the book is invaluable not only to musicians, but also to the coaches and medical professionals who work with them. Everyone from dentists to orthopedists, audiologists to neurologists, massage therapists and trainers will benefit from Janet Horvath's coherent account of the physiology and psyche of a practicing musician. Writing with knowledge, sympathetic insight, humor, and aplomb, Horvath has created an essential resource for all musicians who want to play better and feel better.

Classical Form

Classical Form
A Theory of Formal Functions for the Instrumental Music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven

by William E. Caplin

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2000-12-28
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 019514399X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Introducing a new theory of musical form for the analysis of instrumental music of the classical style. The book provides a broad set of principles and a comprehensive methodology for analysing phrases and themes to complete movements. Illustrated with over 250 annotated musical examples by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

Music Theory for Computer Musicians

Music Theory for Computer Musicians

by Michael Hewitt

  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release : 2008-01-01
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN : 1598636804
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book explains music theory fundamentals in the most simple and accessible way possible. Concepts are taught using the MIDI keyboard environment and today's computer composing and recording software.

Gateways to Understanding Music

Gateways to Understanding Music

by Timothy Rice,Dave Wilson

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2019-01-31
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN : 135170883X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Gateways to Understanding Music explores music in all the categories that constitute contemporary musical experience: European classical music, popular music, jazz, and world music. Covering the oldest forms of human music making to the newest, the chronological narrative considers music from a global rather than a Eurocentric perspective. Each of sixty modular "gateways" covers a particular genre, style, or period of music. Every gateway opens with a guided listening example that unlocks a world of music through careful study of its structural elements. Based on their listening experience, students are asked to consider how the piece came to be composed or performed, how the piece or performance responded to the social and cultural issues at the time and place of its creation, and what that music means today. Students learn to listen to, explain, understand, and ultimately value all the music they may encounter in their world. FEATURES Global scope—Presents all music as worthy of study, including classical, world, popular, and jazz. Historical narrative—Begins with small-scale forager societies up to the present, with a shifting focus from global to European to American influences. Modular framework—60 gateways in 14 chapters allow flexibility to organize chronologically or by the seven recurring themes: aesthetics, emotion, social life, links to culture, politics, economics, and technology. Listening-guided learning—Leads to understanding the emotion, meaning, significance, and history of music. Introduction of musical concepts—Defined as needed and compiled into a Glossary for reference. Consistent structure—With the same step-by-step format, students learn through repeated practice how to listen and how to think about music. In addition to streamed audio examples, the companion website hosts essential instructors’ resources.

Harmony and Theory

Harmony and Theory
A Comprehensive Source for All Musicians

by Carl Schroeder,Keith Wyatt

  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release : 1998-04-01
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1476857741
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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(Musicians Institute Press). This book is a step-by-step guide to Musicians Institute'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!