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Sound Thinking: Developing Musical Literacy Vol. 2

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Sound Thinking: Developing Musical Literacy Vol. 2
By Philip Tacka and Micheal Houlahan
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178 pages

Music education text which centers its philosophy around the Kodaly Concept (see also Sound Thinking 1, item  816655, available separately). Provides a sequenced curriculum and ideas for teaching songs. Contains more advanced rhythmic and melodic concepts, modal music, harmonic hearing, and guidelines for teaching listening and 20th century music through improvisation.

 

Contents

Part I Expanding the Tonal Repertoire

  • The Single Eighth Note and Its Use in American Folk Songs
  • Teaching Syncopation
  • Teaching Dotted Eighth and Sixteenth Combinations
  • Teaching high Do
  • Pentatonic Scales

The Diatonic Scale

  • Teaching Fa
  • Do Pentachord and Do Hexachord
  • Introducing the Flat
  • Teaching Ti
  • Introducing the Sharp Sign
  • Teaching T and Z
  • Altered Notes and Forms of the Minor Scale
  • Interval Practice

 

Part II Upper Level Concepts and Ear Training

Advanced Rhythmic Concepts

  • Introducing 4/4, 3/2 and 4/2 Meter
  • Changing Meter
  • Eighth and Sixteenth Notes as the Beat
  • Compound Time Signatures
  • Asymmetric Meters (7/8, 5/8, 5/4)

Introduction to the Modes

Musicianship Training for Older Beginners

  • Musical Units
  • Development of Musical Memory
  • Sight-Singing and Interval Practice
  • Dictation
  • Part Singing
  • Musical Units for the Older Beginner

 

Part III Other Musical Skills

The Development of Harmonic Hearing

  • The Teaching of Tonic, Subdominant and Dominant Chord Functions
  • Triads and Their Functions
  • Harmony and Form
  • Introducing Typical Harmonic Progressions
  • Modulation

Listening

Improvisation and Composition

  • Improvisation
  • Composition Using Twentieth Century Technique

 

Music Literature for Children’s Choir Appendix:

Index of Songs and Chants

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