The Musician's Handbook

The Musician's Handbook

A Guide to Music Fundamentals, Hearing and Performing Music, Reading and Writing Notation, Improvising, and Composing

Book - 1998
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Using creative activities such as improvisation and composing, this broad and comprehensive volume provides an extensive introduction to the fundamentals of music. KEY TOPICS: Organized along a logical sequence progressing in difficulty, the explanation of each new concept is followed by a notated musical example to help readers develop their ability to hear and perform. It guides readers through musical experiences leading to writing original music compositions. Each chapter concludes with written musical exercises and composing activities that reinforce the concepts and skills presented in the chapter. The book also includes a companion CD which includes 114 musical examples presented on 99 easily accessible tracks. An essential resource for any music professional or aspiring songwriter.

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [1998]
Copyright Date: ©1998
ISBN: 9780138567095
Branch Call Number: 781 HUME
Characteristics: xiv, 225 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 sound disc (digital:4 3/4 in.)
Notes: Includes compact disc
Includes index


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