AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CONCEPTS OF MUSIC

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This exciting senior secondary Music text is an indispensable resource for Music teachers and Music students. The text introduces the concepts of music (texture, duration, pitch, tone, colour, structure and dynamics and expressive techniques), shows...

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  • ISBN: 9780170219198
  • Author: Nick Peterson
  • Publisher: Cengage
  • Product Type: Textbook
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edition: First
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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CONCEPTS OF MUSIC

This exciting senior secondary Music text is an indispensable resource for Music teachers and Music students. The text introduces the concepts of music (texture, duration, pitch, tone, colour, structure and dynamics and expressive techniques), shows how they can be applied to the study of any topic and prepares students for the all-important compulsory aural skills examination. In a fun and easy-to-follow format, An Introduction to the Concepts of Music provides students with the expertise to successfully study any of the topics and prepare them for all areas of evaluation.

CONTENTS
Chapter 1 TEXTURE
Texture
Layer I.D.
Layer Roles
Layer Density
Layer Relationships
Summarising Texture

Chapter 2 DURATION
Duration
Beat Foundation
Free Time
Tempo
Metre
Metre: prerequisite information
Time Signature
Rhythm
Syncopation
Ostinato
Anacrusis
Polyrhythm
Irregular Divisions
Cross Rhythms
Augmentation and Diminution
Composite Metres
Metre in Performance
Hemiola
Style
Summarising Duration

Chapter 3 PITCH
Pitch
Definite Pitch and Indefinite Pitch
Melody
Harmony
Summarising Pitch

Chapter 4 TONE COLOUR
Tone Colour/Orchestration
Performance Medium/Ensemble Type
Sections
Instruments/Sound Source
Classification
Role
Register
Playing Techniques
Electronic Modification
Timbre
Strategy
Summarising Tone Colour

Chapter 5 STRUCTURE
Structure
Unity
Contrast
Overall Structures
Strategy
Summarising Structure

Chapter 6 DYNAMICS AND EXPRESSIVE TECHNIQUES
Dynamics and Expressive Techniques
Dynamics
What Is Expression?
Mood Words
Changing Moods
How Concepts Affect Expression
Dynamics: the Overriding Expressive Technique
Temporary Aspects within the Concepts
The Communication Process
Strategy
Summarising Expressive Techniques

Chapter 7 APPLYING THE CONCEPTS IN TOPIC STUDY
The Topics
Choosing Topics
Studying Sub-topics
Applying the Concepts
Musicology
Historical, Cultural and Social Contexts
Performance
Composition
Elective Choices
Summarising Concept Application

Chapter 8 TYPES OF HSC AURAL QUESTIONS
Course Structure
Elective Requirements
Core Requirements
The Aural Examination
What the Questions Are Looking for
Summarising Types of HSC Aural Questions

Chapter 9 ANSWERING MUSIC 1 AURAL QUESTIONS
Converting Knowledge into Responses
Analyse the Question
The Response
Summarising Answering Music 1 Aural Questions

Chapter 10 SAMPLE AURAL ANSWERS
Just One Excerpt
Model Answers
Interconnections

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