The Complete Musician

The Complete Musician


  • Release: 2008
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 888 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39015079258318
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Bringing together the analytical, aural, and tactile activities that comprise a tonal theory curriculum, The Complete Musician, Second Edition, relies on a diverse repertoire and innovative exercises to explicitly connect theory (writing and analysis), skills (singing, playing, and dictation), and music-making outside the theory class. It provides students with a strong foundation in the principles of writing, analyzing, hearing, singing, and playing tonal harmony and enables them to understand the most important musical forms. Features of the Second Edition * Enhanced and supplemented by five music DVDs--two packaged with the text, two with Student Workbook I, and one with Student Workbook II. These DVDs contain a total of more than sixteen hours of high-quality recorded examples--from solo piano to full orchestra--of the examples and exercises in the text and workbooks, performed by soloists and ensembles from the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, examples and exercises are included on the DVDs in downloadable MP3 format. * Significantly revised in order to improve general ordering between large topics (for example, the pre-dominant function is introduced earlier) and organization within chapters (particularly in Parts 1-4) * Offers new topics and expansions: a new chapter (16) devoted exclusively to the motive; new sections on analytical decision-making through Gestalt techniques (Chapters 2 and 7); lead sheet notation (Chapter 6); harmonizing florid melodies (beginning in Chapter 9); and an expanded section on musical texture and harmonic analysis (Chapter 6) * Introduces numerous analyses throughout the book, including thirteen "Model Analysis" sections, that provide extended analyses of canonical pieces * Includes more than 200 new examples, many from wind and brass literature * Explanations and definitions have been carefully revised for clarity, with added summary charts and step-by-step procedures * Offers new ty

The Complete Musician Textbook

The Complete Musician Textbook


  • Release: 2003-10-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 720 page
  • ISBN: 0195170636
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Package includes The Complete Musician textbook, the two accompanying student workbooks, and the 8-CD boxed set. This music theory textbook, whichincludes a completely integrated aural skills component, covers the principles of writing, analyzing, hearing, singing, and playing tonal harmony and understanding the most important musical forms. The workbooks feature exercises that accompany the textbook, providing students with additional opportunities to enhance theirunderstanding of the material. The 8-CD set offeres nearly 2000 recorded examples of the exercises in the text and workbooks.

Skills and Musicianship Workbook to Accompany The Complete Musician

Skills and Musicianship Workbook to Accompany The Complete Musician


  • Release: 2011
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 501 page
  • ISBN: 0199742804
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Designed specifically for greater flexibility of use, the two workbooks that accompany The Complete Musician: An Integrated Approach to Tonal Theory, Analysis, and Listening, Third Edition, feature a new organization. This volume - the Skills and Musicianship Workbook - focuses on musicianship skills. The other volume - the Writing and Analysis Workbook - is dedicated exclusively to written and analytical activities. Between the two workbooks - each of which is packaged with an audioCD - there are more than 2,000 recorded analytical and dictation examples and fifteen hours of recorded music (all music is performed, recorded, and engineered at Eastman). Additional supplementary material is available on the new companion website (www.oup.com/us/laitz).

The Complete Musician

The Complete Musician


  • Release: 2011-07-21
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  • File: PDF, 501 page
  • ISBN: 0199742804
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Reorganized for greater flexibility, the two workbooks that accompany The Complete Musician, Third Edition, feature an innovative structure and format. Workbook 2 focuses on musicianship skills. Between the two workbooks, there are nearly 2,000 recorded analytical and dictation examples and almost fifteen hours of recorded music, all of which is included in high-quality MP3 format. * Accompanied by a CD (packaged FREE with the workbook) containing high-quality MP3 recordings of nearly all the music in the workbook * Presents a variety of crucial skill-development exercises that unfold in a consistent order for each chapter, organized by activity type: singing arpeggiations of the chord being studied, then within a tune from the literature; two-part singing; dictation; keyboard; then instrumental application * Presents more than 300 melodies, organized by harmonic device * Includes introductory level musicianship exercises * Offers specific guidelines and notational information for the dictation

Hal Leonard Pocket Music Theory  Music Instruction

Hal Leonard Pocket Music Theory Music Instruction


  • Release: 2002-09-01
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 176 page
  • ISBN: 9781476851907
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(Book). Following in the footsteps of the popular Hal Leonard Pocket Music Dictionary , this handy pocket-sized book is the most contemporary music theory book on the market! A step-by-step guide to harmony and theory for every musician, it includes thorough, yet to easy-to-understand analysis of: intervals, rhythms, scales, chords, key signatures, transposition, chord inversion, key centers, harmonizing the major and minor scales, extended chords, modulation and much more. Packed with info from the Harmony & Theory course at Musicians Institute!

Music at the Edge

Music at the Edge


  • Release: 2016-06-03
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 184 page
  • ISBN: 9781317397267
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Music at the Edge invites the reader to experience a complete music therapy journey through the words and music of the client, and the therapist’s reflections. Francis, a musician living with AIDS, challenged Colin Andrew Lee, the music therapist, to help clarify his feelings about living and dying. The relationship that developed between them enabled Francis the opportunity to reconsider the meaning of his life and subsequent physical decline, within a musical context. First published in 1996, Music at the Edge is a unique and compelling music therapy case study. In this new edition of the highly successful book, Colin retains the force of the original text through the lens of contemporary music therapy theory. This edition also includes more detailed narrative responses from the author and his role as a therapist and gay man. Central to the book are the audio examples from the sessions themselves. The improvisations Francis played and his insightful verbal explorations provide an extraordinary glimpse into the therapeutic process when working in palliative and end-of-life care. This illuminating book offers therapists, musicians, related professionals and those working with, or facing, illness and death a unique glimpse into the transcendent powers of music. It is also relevant to anyone interested in the creative account of a pianist’s discovery of life and death through music.

Musician Teacher Collaborations

Musician Teacher Collaborations


  • Release: 2018-01-09
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 258 page
  • ISBN: 9781351804592
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Musician-Teacher Collaborations: Altering the Chord explores the dynamics between musicians and teachers within educational settings, illustrating how new musical worlds are discovered and accessed through music-in-education initiatives. An international array of scholars from ten countries present leading debates and issues—both theoretical and empirical—in order to identify and expand upon key questions: How are visiting musicians perceived by various stakeholders? What opportunities and challenges do musicians bring to educational spaces? Why are such initiatives often seen as "saving" children, music, and education? The text is organized into three parts: Critical Insights presents new theoretical frameworks and concepts, providing alternative perspectives on musician-teacher collaboration. Crossing Boundaries addresses the challenges faced by visiting musicians and teaching artists in educational contexts while discussing the contributions of such music-in-education initiatives. Working Towards Partnership tackles some dominant narratives and perspectives in the field through a series of empirically-based chapters discussing musician-teacher collaboration as a field of tension. In twenty chapters, Musician-Teacher Collaborations offers critical insights into the pedagogical role music plays within educational frameworks. The geographical diversity of its contributors ensures varied and context-specific arguments while also speaking to the larger issues at play. When musicians and teachers collaborate, one is in the space of the other and vice versa. Musician-Teacher Collaborations analyzes the complex ways in which these spaces are inevitably altered.

Richard Rodney Bennett  The Complete Musician

Richard Rodney Bennett The Complete Musician


  • Release: 2011-08-01
  • Publisher: Omnibus Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 400 page
  • ISBN: 9780857125880
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Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, in the enormous diversity of his activities, is arguably the most complete musician of all time. Not only does he have a remarkable 300 commissioned concert works to his credit, which have established him among the leading British twentieth-century composers, yet at the same time, with supreme success, he has also contrived to lead several completely different musical lives. For some, he is the ultimate exponent of 'crossover', as epitomised in his remarkable Concerto for Stan Getz and concert works for Cleo Laine. Others remember him as a concert pianist with a special enthusiasm for pioneering contemporary music, his partnerships with Susan Bradshaw, Jane Manning and Barry Tuckwell being particularly notable. Meanwhile, he also has over 70 film and television scores to his credit, the many classic titles ranging from Murder on the Orient Express and Far From the Madding Crowd to Equus and Four Weddings and a Funeral. For cabaret and jazz club devotees, he is, again, something completely different: one of the finest and most knowledgeable of all exponents of the Great American Songbook, a much-in-demand singer and accompanist over the past thirty-five years, and, as such, the stage partner of some of the most glamorous performers in the business. This, then, is a book about a uniquely gifted musician. It is also a study of a most engaging personality and a fascinatingly complex human being. Anthony Meredith, whose two previous collaborations with co-researcher Paul Harris were the highly praised biographies of Malcolm Arnold and Malcolm Williamson, has been a widely published writer over the past twenty-five years. He is a member of MCC, a Friend of Covent Garden and Northern Ballet. His co-researcher, Paul Harris, is a leading music educationalist, well-known for his seminars, workshops and masterclasses, with over 500 books to his name.

Teaching the Whole Musician

Teaching the Whole Musician


  • Release: 2021-04-02
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 272 page
  • ISBN: 9780190868796
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"This book offers applied music instructors a practical guide for supporting their students' wellness by integrating holistic techniques into their pedagogy. The main argument in this book is that the mentorship dynamic within the applied studio situates the pedagogue in a unique position to guide and mentor their students towards a healthy and satisfying artistic life. Wellness, as a relatively new dimension within health education for musicians, can be intimidating for applied instructors. Many teachers lack the training and confidence to enter conversations in this arena. Grounded in recent research, coupled with extensive in-person interviews with students, faculty and healthcare professionals, this book demystifies the causes, challenges, and limiting factors around maintaining a healthy artistic practice, while revealing practical solutions for achieving and maintaining wellness as a performing artist. Each chapter includes a toolkit of practical exercises and activities that can be easily integrated within the applied lesson. Topics covered include injury-prevention, alignment and the breathing mechanism, mental health, contemplative practices, Laban Movement Analysis, nutrition, and sleep"--