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FROM SOUND TO SYMBOL 2ND ED

FROM SOUND TO SYMBOL  2ND ED

Pender's #: 22065600

$85.95  
Arranger TEXT/CD/CDROM/MANIPULATIVES
Composer HOULAHAN & TACKA
Voicing/Instrument TEXT W/CD & CD ROM
Publisher OXFORD UNIV PRESS-USA
Publisher Item9780199751914
Includes an audio CD, CD ROM, and a fold-out, laminated keyboard.
Designed for a one-semester musical fundamentals course, From Sound to Symbol: Fundamentals of Music clearly covers all essential topics, but with a unique, "sound-to-symbol" approach that explores concepts through the sound of music before explaining how symbols are used to represent that sound. Reversing the pedagogical perspective of traditional music theory texts, the authors work from the premise that students should first intuitively comprehend musical sounds, and then link this knowledge to an understanding of musical symbols and theory.

The text's most innovative feature is an early and continuous focus on active music-making, which is supported by workbook exercises. Using discovery learning and collaborative learning techniques, it teaches students how to develop their perception of sound through kinesthetic, aural, and visual methods. The authors incorporate numerous examples and activities for developing musicianship skills at progressive levels of difficulty; marginal icons direct students to exercises in music theory, sight reading melodies and rhythms, improvisation and composition, ensemble singing, and keyboard performance.
 

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