Download e-book for iPad: Cengage Advantage Books: Music Listening Today by Charles Hoffer

By Charles Hoffer

ISBN-10: 0495916145

ISBN-13: 9780495916147

The virtue model of Charles Hoffer's best-selling song LISTENING this day keeps the entire key positive aspects of the ordinary variation, yet released in a less expensive black and white layout. either types provide an analogous whole direction answer that develops student's listening talents whereas educating them to understand the various kinds, kinds, and genres of tune. With dozens of enticing widespread and not more generic choices at their fingertips, you are going to easy methods to take heed to and enjoy every kind of tune, together with various renowned track from cultures world wide. The chronological association and modular layout makes it effortless to arrange your path in no matter what approach you opt.

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So a note that is two beats long becomes three beats when a dot is added. Dotted notes are used extensively when the beat is divided into threes instead of twos. The note with a solid head and a stem ???? (a quarter note) is most frequently used to represent the beat, although any note can be used for that purpose. For example, the following three lines of notes sound exactly alike when performed, even though they look different from one another. The reason they sound the same is the different numbers at the beginning of each line.

Poco a poco crescendo 2:18 6 0:43 Strings play second theme. Tempo remains fast. 0:54 Strings play first theme at a fast tempo. 1:05 Woodwinds play second theme. 1:11 Tempo remains fast, and four-beat meter returns as strings play opening theme. 1:22 Woodwinds take up second theme. 0:00 Orchestra combines both first and second themes. Marchlike rhythm of the music continues. 0:50 Farandole concludes in a flurry of sound. An interactive Active Listening Guide can be downloaded from the online Resource Center for Music Listening Today, 4th Edition.

Then, ask yourself, What response did I have to that portion of the music? Use the Active Listening Guides and the ancillary CDs to help you develop skill in listening. The Music Listening Today, 4th Edition, Resource Center provides demonstrations of many aspects of music. The Active Listening Guides provide a visual overview of each work. They provide a graphic representation of the pattern of a work, an arrow that moves in perfect synchronization with the music, and short bits of text and some examples of music notation.

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