The thoroughbass was the basis of composed music for an entire music-history period. To anyone starting to deal with the music of the "continuo age" in terms of study and practice today, the new
Learn the nuances of music notation, and create professional looking scores. This reference presents a comprehensive look at contemporary music notation. You will learn the meaning and stylistic practices
Everything we do is music contains more than 50 fun, hands-on and thought-provoking activities, each taking a work by John Cage as a starting point and exploring the links between music, dance,
Music notation is a language that has been developing for thousands of years; even the manner in which we read music today has been around for several centuries. In learning to read music, we encounter
A comprehensive approach to all aspects of music score reading and analysis providing a sequential system for efficient and complete score study. Central to this book are more than 300 pages of music scores
Edited by Constanze Wimmer & Helmut Schmidinger. A wealth of topics for discussion cover Schoenberg's new 12-tone row, the 12 elements that make up the Variations, plus a dive into a deeper
This book contains explorative activities in listening, composing and performing for the creative teacher who wishes to either introduce or expand composition in the music class. It is a graded course
This is the second course in the series and further explorative activities in listening, composing and performing. It is a graded course ranging from the simplest of rhythmic and pitch activities to more
One of the great classical orchestrators provides fundamentals of tonal resonance, progression of parts, voice and orchestra, tutti effects and much more. 330 pgs. of musical excerpts. 489 pgs. 6 1/2 x
This important book provides a thorough framework for examining rhythm - what it is and how it should best be understood. Written by one of the great music thinkers and educators of our time, Edwin E.
This books offers a practical, fully multimedia curriculum designed to teach basic musical concepts through the creative process of music composition. Music educator Barbara Freedman presents
Students today have grown up in the age of digital technology. As a result, they process information in radically different ways than preceding generations. They like their information fast and consider
Offers a philosophical foundation and rationale for teaching music composition, while discussing the teacher's role in composition instruction. Based on the Northwestern University Music Education
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