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Decoding Sound: Music Analysis for the Secondary School

The definitive textbook for music performance analysis

Decoding Sound: Music Analysis for the Secondary School is a simplified and engaging approach to music performance analysis.

  • Available as DIGITAL VERSION or PRINT + DIGITAL BUNDLE
  • Interactive PDF with audio links to all music examples
  • Access to online sample answers for all questions in the book
  • Structured in a clear, logical, progressive and simplified way
  • Includes FREE access to Decoding Sound Digital Resource Library

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For a virtual deep dive into these music analysis concepts, check out the Music Language Online Course – Analysis Module.

Seeking some learning and teaching for senior level aural and theory to compliment this? Musicianship & Aural Training Level 3 has everything you need.

Print + Digital Bundle:
RRP: $29.95    ISBN: 978-0-6480793-2-3

Digital Version:
Available for download following purchase via website and/or access card:    RRP: $24.95    ISBN: 978-0-6480793-3-0

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Description

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Both versions of Decoding Sound include chapters on:
  • The Elements of Music
  • Expressive Outcomes
  • The Elements in Depth
  • Question Answering Techniques
  • Focus on Comparison
  • Practice Questions
  • Word lists for the elements
  • Words for describing the expressive outcome
  • Affordable – $24.95 for Digital Version and $29.95 for Print + Digital Bundle (incl GST) — PDF also accessible via access card purchase, for more, go here.

 

Each chapter builds on the skills and knowledge learned in previous chapters and includes:
  • Definitions of terms
  • Discussion of concepts and their application in music performance
  • Detailed music analysis examples and fully written out sample answers
  • ‘Your Turn’ activities after every example to build confidence and question answering skills
  • All music analysis examples are embedded in the PDF as live audio links
  • Write answers directly into the print book or PDF

 

SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER!

Access to the Decoding Sound Digital Resource Library is FREE with every purchase of the 1st Edition of Decoding Sound

As an introductory offer, Decoding Sound (1st Edition) will include FREE access to the Decoding Sound Digital Resource Library on the DSMusic website. Includes sample answers for all questions in the book, downloadable and printable templates of answering charts and tables, and much more!

Music Analysis with Decoding Sound – sample pages:

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Digital Version, Print + Digital Bundle

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