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26 May 2020
Theory of music & musicology
Singing and Dictation for Today's Musician expands the Today's Musician family of textbooks to encompass the essential elements of musicianship and aural skills training. Featuring chapters that correspond to the organization of Theory for Today's Musician, this new textbook complements the theory text to offer a complete curriculum package, allowing students and instructors to reinforce written theory skills with relevant musicianship exercises. Combining sight singing and dictation in a single volume, this new textbook underscores the value of combining the human senses in understanding the intellectual and analytic concepts of music theory.

Features of this text include:

Flexibility for the instructor in using moveable or fixed Do, scale degree numbers, and neutral syllables for singing Both singing and dictation exercises included in each unit, allowing the two skills to be fully integrated Companion website with audio recordings and instructor keys for the exercises, at Units match the pacing and order of topics in Theory for Today's Musician, allowing the texts to be easily used in sync.

Beginning with fundamentals and continuing up through twentieth-century materials, Singing and Dictation for Today's Musician allows instructors to closely align their teaching of musicianship and aural skills with the written theory curriculum, enhancing student understanding of core music principles.
By:   Daniel McCarthy (University of Akron USA), Ralph Turek (University of Akron, USA)
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 203mm, 
Weight:   735g
ISBN:   9780367415181
ISBN 10:   0367415186
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   26 May 2020
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Daniel McCarthy is a familiar name in contemporary American music. As a composer, he has received distinguished faculty research/creativity awards at Indiana State University and The University of Akron, Ohio. Ralph Turek is a theorist, composer, author, jazz pianist, Professor Emeritus at The University of Akron, Ohio, and a veteran of 35 years of teaching in the music theory classroom.

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