A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals
Internationally renowned composer William Duckworth explores the fundamentals of music in this creative, reader-friendly text that takes differing student abilities into consideration. CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS (WITH KEYBOARD AND GUITAR INSERT), 10E covers music fundamentals in 14 concise chapters and 11 enrichment appendices, offering extended coverage for professors or students who desire further instruction. In addition, the text comes with an access card to Music Fundamentals in Action, a free interactive online tutorial that provides students with personalized study plans and podcasts from the author. Duckworth focuses on developing student skills by offering written and aural exercises, not only helping them to learn the basics, but also giving them the opportunity to apply their knowledge in realistic music situations. The Music in Action boxes present opportunities for students to create music while learning the fundamentals of rhythm, melody, scales, intervals and triads. Market-leading CREATIVE APPROACH TO MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS (WITH KEYBOARD AND GUITAR INSERT), 10E offers clear and comprehensive coverage of all major topics for a fundamental music course.
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Review: A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals [With CDROM and Keyboard Booklet]User Review - Dustin Tran - Goodreads
Music 20A - Music Fundamentals; Jimmy Lopez Random chapters; in conjunction with Ottman's Sight-Singing book. Easy to read and understand. Very skimmable. Not very rigorous, but typical for a introductory music textbook. Read full review
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Easy to read and understand. Very skimmable. Not very rigorous, but typical for a introductory music textbook.
The Basics of Music
Rhythm I Simple Meter
Rhythm II Compound Meter
Major Key Signatures
Minor Key Signatures
Graded World Rhythms in Two and Three Parts
Syllables for Sight Singing Scales and Modes
Graded Melodies for Sight Singing and Playing
Chromatic Scale and Major Scale Fingerings for Keyboard Instruments
The C Clef
Other Scales and Modes
Transposing the Modes
A Brief Introduction to Timbre