Music: Its Language, History, and Culture
by Douglas Cohen
Publisher: CUNY Brooklyn College 2015
Number of pages: 110
The aim is to introduce you to works representative of a variety of music traditions, and to enable you to speak and write about the features of the music you study, employing vocabulary and concepts of melody, rhythm, harmony, texture, timbre, and form used by musicians.
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by Henkjan Honing - Amsterdam University Press
In this essay Henkjan Honing makes a case for 'illiterate listening', the human ability to discern, interpret and appreciate musical nuances already from day one, long before a single word has been uttered, let alone conceived.
by Ernest Hutcheson - G.F. Kranz Music Co.
Many of the exercises contained in this little work are purely preparatory in nature, others are for occasional or special use. Only about twenty are permanently essential. All are necessary at some stages of study or to some pupils.
by Frederick James Crowest - Frederick Warne & Co.
There is no subject, perhaps, on which opinions are so divided, as the proper method of training and using the voice. A careful perusal of this book's contents should clear away many misconceptions, and place the student on the right road.
by A. A. Pattou - G.P. Putnam
The author writes for all those wishing to be guided by clear common sense rules and precepts, in the discovery of an easy and natural method of singing. He examines the voice in its cause, which is breath, and in its effect, which is tone.