Fundamentals of Music Rudiments, Musicianship, and Composition

ISBN-10: 0132448262

ISBN-13: 9780132448260

Edition: 5th 2009

Authors: Earl Henry, D. J. Henry

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Substantially revised, thenbsp;fifth edition ofFundamentals of Musicpresents a complete introduction to music fundamentals and basic musicianship. It enables the user to learn the terms, symbols, practices, and conventions that make our music sound the way it does.In this popular book nbsp;the author employs a fresh, user-friendly style to introduce and explain such traditional topics as notation, meter, scales, triads, and chords. Basic theoretical information is balanced with helpful suggestions for study, copious exercise material, and introductory aural skills training.nbsp;Whether users are preparing for a career in music or desire to simply develop an appreciation of the musicians language, this is the book that will aid their learning experience. Also a useful tool for music educators.
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List price: $95.40
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

The Fifth Edition
Using the Text
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Ear-Training Drills
Chapter Self Tests
Unit Reviews
Interactive Fundamental Drills
1 Notating Rhythm
Essential Terms and Symbols
Traditional Western Music
The Notation of Rhythm
Note Values
Rests Values
Time Signatures
+ Calligraphy: Note and Rest Values
Smaller Rhythmic Values
+ A Step Further: Larger and Smaller Note Values
+ Calligraphy: Eighths and Sixteenths
The Dot
The Tie
Flags and Beams
Building Skills
Creative Projects
Notating Pitch
Essential Terms and Symbols
The Staff
The Clef
Stem Direction
+ Tricks of the Trade: Learning the "ABCs,"
Ledger Lines
+ Calligraphy: Clefs and Ledger Lines
The Octave
The Grand Staff
+ Musicianship
Building Skills
Creative Projects
The Keyboard
Essential Terms and Symbols
The Keyboard
+ Musicianship
The Sharp
The Flat
The Natural Sign
+ Musicianship
+ Calligraphy: Notating Accidentals
Double Sharps and Double Flats
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