Elements of Music by Joseph N. Straus

By Joseph N. Straus

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Joseph Straus is distinct Professor of tune on the Graduate middle of town collage of recent York. He taught for a few years on the collage of Wisconsin-Madison and Queens collage (CUNY). the writer or editor of twelve books and diverse articles, totally on themes in twentieth-century song, he's a former President of the Society for tune conception.

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Identify these notes (treble clef): & œ #œ œ b œ œ B ___ Eb ___ F ___ C ___ œ œ #œ #œ œ bœ œ œ # G ___ # A ___ B ___ C ___ B ___ E ___ Ab ___ # F ___ œ G ___ C ___ 2. ) œ #œ & œ ## œœ œ B D # œ bœ œ bœ œ bœ œ œ œ G Bb C bœ œ bœ œ bœ œ #œ #œ A F Eb # œ bœ œ bœ œ bœ #œ #œ #œ D G Ab # 3. Identify these notes (bass clef): ? œ œ œ bœ œ # œ œ œ bœ œ #œ œ œ F ___ # C ___ B ___ G ___ E ___ # Ab ___ Bb ___ F ___ D ___ D ___ A ___ E ___ C ___ 4. #œ #œ F # bœ bœ bœ Eb œ œ œ œ œ bœ bœ #œ #œ G E Bb A # #œ #œ #œ œ œ œ œ œ C A F # œ œ œ C 47 48 Chapter 1: Pitch 5.

For each indicated key on the keyboard, write the corresponding note on the great staff. X X X X X X X X X X X & ? œ 6. For each note on the great staff, draw an arrow to the corresponding key on the keyboard. & ? bœ bœ œ œ œ #œ œ œ bœ œ œ œ Chapter 1: Pitch Chapter 1: Self-Test (answer key) 1. Identify these notes (treble clef): & œ #œ œ b œ œ B ___ Eb ___ F ___ C ___ œ œ #œ #œ œ bœ œ œ # G ___ # A ___ B ___ C ___ B ___ E ___ Ab ___ # F ___ œ G ___ C ___ 2. ) œ #œ & œ ## œœ œ B D # œ bœ œ bœ œ bœ œ œ œ G Bb C bœ œ bœ œ bœ œ #œ #œ A F Eb # œ bœ œ bœ œ bœ #œ #œ #œ D G Ab # 3.

D. e. f. 4. Dictation. Within each group, the instructor will play all three melodies in order, then will play them again, one at a time, in a random order. Identify the fragment you hear and sing it back. Sing the letter name for each note. Group 1 a. b. c. Group 2 ÝÐ Ð Ð ÝÐ Ð Ð ÝÐ Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Group 3 Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Group 4 Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð Ð 5. Playing. Play the following sequences of notes with your left hand, using the fingering provided.

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