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Theodore A Lynn
|ISBN:||0495090948 9780495090946 0495093858 9780495093855|
Contains paper keyboard for piano and guitar on folded leaf in front.
|Description:||xii, 330 pages : illustrations, music ; 27 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)|
|Details:||Minimum system requirement: PC: Windows 98, ME 2000, XP (Not NT), Pentium II 233 MHz, 32MB RAM (64MB Recommended) ; Mac: MAC OS 8.6 or later, PowerPC Processor or later, 64 MB RAM ; Both: 800 x 600, 16-Bit High-Color Display, 16-Bit Sound Card, Speakers or Head-phones, 8x CD-ROM, Internet Connection.|
|Contents:||Preface. Unit One: THE BASICS. 1a: The Staff-Stave(s), 1b: Clefs, 1c: Extending the Staff, 1d: The Great Staff, 1e: Notes, 1f: Rests, 1g: Meter Signatures, 1h: Double Bars, 1i: The Anacrusis, 1j: Accidentals, 1k: Half Steps and Whole Steps?Chromatic or Diatonic, 1l: Enharmonic Equivalents, 1m: Repeat Signs, 1n: Keyboard Octave Registers. Worksheets, Review. Unit Two: RHYTHMIC AND MELODIC EXERCISES-EASY. 2a: Rhythmic Exercises: Group 1, 2b: Rhythmic Exercises: Group 2, 2c: Rhythmic Exercises: Group 3, 2d: Melodic Exercises: Group 1, 2e: Melodic Exercises: Group 2, 2f: Melodic Exercises: Group 3. Unit Three: SCALES, KEYS, AND MODES. 3a: Scales, 3b: Circle of Fifths-Major Keys, 3c: Overtones, 3d: Key Signatures, 3e: Tetrachords, 3f: Major Scales with Sharps, 3g: Major Scales with Flats, 3h: Circle of Fifths-Minor Keys, 3i: Minor Scales with Sharps, 3j: Minor Scales with Flats, 3k: Natural, Harmonic, and Melodic Minor, 3l: Relative Major and Minor, 3m: Parallel Major and Minor, 3n: The Chromatic Scale, 3o: The Church Modes, 3p: Other Scale Forms, 3q: Twelve-Tone Rows. Worksheets, Review. Unit Four: INTERVALS. 4a: Constructing Intervals, 4b:Perfect and Major Intervals, 4c: Minor Intervals, 4d: Diminished and Augmented Intervals, 4e: Constructing Intervals-By Half Steps and Whole Steps, 4f: Constructing Intervals Downward, 4g: The Tritone, 4h: Simple and Compound Intervals, 4i: Hearning and Singing Intervals. Worksheets. Review. Unit Five: RHYTHMIC AND MELODIC EXERCISES-INTERMEDIATE. 5a: Rhythmic Exercises, 5b: Solfeggio with Major Keys, 5c: Melodic Exercises, 5d: Solfeggio with Minor Keys. Unit Six: CHORDS. 6a: Triads, 6b: Chord Names and Symbols, 6c: Primary Triads, 6d: Root-Position Triad Table, 6e: Root-Position and Inversion, 6f: Seventh Chords, 6g: Commercial Chord Symbols. Worksheets. Review. Unit Seven: RHYTHMIC AND MELODIC EXERCISES-DIFFICULT. 7a: Mixed Rhythmic Units, 7b: Mixed Meters-Constant Note Values, 7c: Mixed Meters-Changing Note Values, 7d: Syncopation, 7e: Melodic Exercises. Unit Eight: MELODIC WRITING AND TRANSPOSITION. 8a: Melodic Writing, 8b: Transposition. Worksheets. Review. Unit Nine: CHORD PROGRESSION AND HARMONIZATION. 9a: Doubling Triads and Seventh Chords, 9b: Chord Progressions, 9c: Harmonization, 9d: Figured Bass. Worksheets, Review. Unit Ten: APPENDIX: TERMS, SIGNS, AND SYMBOLS. 10a: General Music Terms, 10b: Performance Terms, 10c: Instruments of the Orchestra, 10d: Voice Types, 10e: Signs and Symbols. Index. Piano Keyboard & Guitar Chord Chart Foldout.|
|Responsibility:||Theodore A. Lynn.|
Having used this text for 15 years, the worksheet format was what attracted me to the text. Students can hand in work and still keep the clear explanations for a lifelong reference.