This Level Three Student Book 2nd Ed. Elite Version includes
The “Musicianship & Aural Training for the Secondary School” Level 3 Student Book (2nd Ed) Elite Version consists of 16 sections with six lessons in each section: one each dealing with rhythm, scales, intervals, melody, chords and chord progressions PLUS a NEW “Revision & Practice Questions” page to complete each section.
The Interactive PDF
Access the fully interactive PDF (with hyperlinks to all additional material – videos, worksheets etc) as well as digital and online resources by registering your access number on the bottom right hand corner of the title page. To register your book go to http://dsmusic.com.au/login-register/
Icons Linking to Online Resources
Throughout this book you will find icons in the left margins of each page. (In the case of mp3 files for transcriptions (CD tracks) these icons are found towards the right of the page next to each relevant exercise). These icons, in the interactive PDF, link directly to the relevant online file, when clicked.
Click on each of the following icons to see an example of each type of resource.
Sightsinging/Sightreading One of the most important practice activities students can undertake is sightreading – singing in solfa and reading rhythm names are the most valuable activities for improving all aspects of musicianship. This icon links to sightsinging/sightreading material based on the elements being taught.
Boxed text in pink has been added to these sample pages to highlight the main features of this NEW 2nd Edition!
The rhythm lessons in this text contain clear and concise academic information and explanations. Following every new rhythm taught are many rhythmic examples designed for students to perform – helping to cement their understanding of the new rhythmic element. At the end of each lesson is a worksheet with theory and aural transcription exercises beginning with easy simple and compound time rhythms such as crotchets (quarter notes) and quavers (eighth notes) up to very complex rhythms including syncopations, ties, mixed metre etc.
Scales, Intervals and Melody
The scales, interval and melody lessons deal with diatonic, pentatonic, modal, chromatic and other scale forms, all diatonic and chromatic intervals and melodies for practicing and transcribing in all taught keys. Worksheets follow each lesson giving visual and aural analysis exercises for recognising the tonality of melodies, writing intervals and interval recognition exercises and practicing the skills required for melodic transcriptions. These melodic transcriptions begin with simple single line dictations and moves in sequential steps to more complex two, three and four part dictations.
Chords and Chord Progressions
The chords and chord progression lessons give students a theoretical and aural understanding of the commonly found chord types (including 7th chords) and teaches students to write and recognise (transcribe) these chords within diatonic chord progressions.
A comprehensive appendices section is designed to support the above main sections
ISBN – 978-0-9775597-4-9
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