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The standard in ear training instruction is Horvit/Koozin/Nelson MUSIC FOR EAR TRAINING. The Fourth Edition takes a hybrid approach to deliver a wealth of practical material that will help students quickly improve their listening and ear training skills. The accompanying digital resources for this text are easy to use and include high-quality recordings of various instruments playing each exercise. The dictation repertoire includes basic rudiments (intervals, chords, and scales), melodies, four-part harmonic settings, and varied textures from musical literature.
- New streaming audio renderings for all music listening examples, featuring the highest quality sampled instrumental timbres from all the principal instruments of the orchestra.
- No CD drive is needed for off-line listening; the downloadable application replaces and updates content on the 3rd edition CD-ROM, in a format newly optimized for current Windows and Macintosh systems.
- New web-based preliminary exercises for intervals, chords, and scales to help students acquire strong listening skills in music fundamentals.
- A new unit of music literature examples for 20th-century techniques, with excerpts for dictation from works by major modern composers including Debussy, Bartok, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, and others.
- Repertoire includes basic rudiments (intervals, chords, scales), melodies, four-part harmonic settings, and varied textures from musical literature.
- Annotated Instructor's Edition offers the complete student workbook with answers to exercises and questions.
- Combines easily with sight-singing curriculum: This new edition coordinates more closely with Benjamin/Horvit/Nelson MUSIC FOR SIGHT SINGING, Sixth Edition.
- More short examples/exercises and new and expanded quizzes of varying length and difficulty to check comprehension.
- Quickly improve listening and ear training with the standard text in ear training instruction.
2. Rhythmic Dictation: Simple Meters.
3. Melodic Dictation: Fifths, Sixths, and Octaves.
4. Rhythmic Dictation: Beat Subdivision by 2.
5. Rhythmic Dictation: Beat Subdivision by 4: Anacrusis.
6. Rhythmic Dictation: Dots and Ties.
7. Melodic Dictation: The Supertonic Triad.
8. Rhythmic Dictation: Compound Meter.
9. Rhythmic Dictation: Triplets.
10. Examples from Literature.
11. Rhythmic Dictation: Syncopation.
12. Melodic Dictation: Scalar Variants, Modal Borrowing, and Decorative Chromaticism.
13. Melodic Dictation: Secondary Dominants.
14. Examples from Music Literature.
15. Melodic Dictation: Modulation to Closely Related Keys.
16. Rhythmic Dictation: Quintuple Meter.
17. Examples from Music Literature.
18. Rhythm: Irregular Meters.Pitch: Diatonic Modes. Pitch: Changing Clefs. Part Music.
19. Rhythm: Changing Meters.Pitch: Pandiatonicism.
20. Rhythm: Syncopation Including Irregular and Mixed Meters. Pitch: Extended and Altered Tertian Harmony.
21. Pitch: Exotic Scales.
22. Rhythm: Complex Divisions of the Beat. Melodic Dictation: Quartal Harmony.
23. Rhythm: Polyrhythms and Polymeters. Music Dictation: Polyharmony and Polytonality.
24. Melodic Dictation: Interval Music.
25. Melodic Dictation: Serial Music.
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