Musician's Guide to Aural Skills Vol. 1 : Sight-Singing, Rhythm-Reading, Improvisation, and Keyboard Skills, by PHILLIPS,JOEL
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- ISBN: 9780393930948 | 0393930947
- Cover: Textbook Paperback
- Copyright: 8/17/2011
The Musician#xE2;#xAC;"s Guide to Aural Skills integrates all critical aural skills in a single teaching and learning program coordinated (chapter by chapter) with a companion text in theory and analysis. The two volumes, organized by skill type, contain a wide range of exercises and a diverse repertoire of real music#xE2;#xAC;#x1D;classical, popular song, film and TV themes, folk songs. There is absolutely no need for supplementary materials, and students are involved in creative music-making from the very beginning. Volume 1 covers sight-singing, rhythm-reading, improvisation, and keyboard skills, corresponding to blocks of chapters in The Musician#xE2;#xAC;"s Guide to Theory and Analysis, Second Edition. Students are able to acquire these essential performance skills at a pace that suits their own needs and abilities, with plenty of Listening Strategies to help them.