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Title:
Ear training for twentieth-century music
Author:
Friedmann, Michael L., 1946-
Publication Information:
New Haven : Yale University Press, [1990]

©1990
Physical Description:
xxvi, 211 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780300045369

9780300045376
Format :
Book

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Central Library MT35 .F87 1990 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

Summary

Michael Friedmann's Ear Training for Twentieth-Century Music is a skills text; using non-tonal materials, students are asked to improvise at the keyboard, sing at sight, take dictation, memorize melodies by rote, and identify selected set classes by eye and ear.


Author Notes

Michael L. Friedmann is associate professor of composition and theory at Yale University. He has taught at the New England Conservatory of Music, the University of Pittsburgh, and the Hartt School of Music and is active as both a theorist and a pianist.


Table of Contents

List of Abbreviationsp. vii
List of Exercisesp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Introductionp. xvii
1 Calisthenicsp. 3
2 Dyads: Melodic Motion and Harmonic Structurep. 8
3 Processes: Pitch, Pitch Class, and Contour Relationsp. 23
4 Trichords: Sets of Three Elementsp. 38
5 Tetrachords: Sets of Four Elementsp. 72
6 Sets of More Than Four Elementsp. 103
Appendix I Musical Examplesp. 121
Appendix II Additional Exercisesp. 184
Notesp. 194
Glossaryp. 196
Music Acknowledgmentsp. 202
Indexp. 207

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