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Henscratches and flyspecks : how to read melodies from songbooks in twelve confusing lessons

Author: Pete Seeger
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Studies and exercises
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pete Seeger
ISBN: 0399110917 9780399110917 0425025888 9780425025888
OCLC Number: 827725
Notes: Includes index of song titles (p. 251-254) and reference index (p. 255-265).
Description: 256 pages : music ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A few simple tunes to read, melodies and rhythms --
Dotted notes, and more old-fashioned tunes --
Slurs, big jumps, faster rhythms --
A little syncopation --
Triple rhythm: 3/4 time --
Triple rhythm: 6/8 time --
Rests--
all of 'em --
Sharps, flats, naturals --
Songs in minor --
Songs in all keys --
Irregularities and ballad style --
Irregularities: syncopation in blues, gospel songs, etc. --
Extroduction --
Appendix I: Glossary --
Appendix II: A little history --
Index of song titles --
Reference index.
Responsibility: Pete Seeger.

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