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Aural Skills Acquisition The Development of Listening, Reading, and Performing Skills in College-Level Musicians

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ISBN-10: 0195117859

ISBN-13: 9780195117851

Edition: 2000

Authors: Gary S. Karpinski

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This book is about thinking in music. Music listeners who understand what they hear are thinking in music. Music readers who understand and visualize what they read are thinking in music. This book investigates the various ways musicians acquire those skills through an examination of the latest research in music perception and cognition, music theory, along with centuries of insight from music theorists, composers, and performers. Aural skills are the focus; the author also works with common works with common problems in both skills teaching and skills acquisition.
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Book details

List price: $145.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/16/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 266
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Gary S. Karpinski (Ph.D., City University of New York) is Professor of Music and Coordinator of Music Theory at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.nbsp; Author of the groundbreaking Aural Skills Acquisition (Oxford University Press, 2000), Professor Karpinski's articles have appeared in Music Theory Spectrum, Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, International Journal of Musicology, and The Computer and Music Educator.

Listening Skills
Identification of Basic Features
Preliminary Listening Skills
Melodic Dictation
Polyphonic and Harmonic Dictation
Other Listening Skills
Reading and Performing Skills
Fundamental Reading and Performing Skills
Sight Reading
More Complex Reading Skills