Learning To Read Music 3rd Edition

How to make sense of those mysterious symbols and bring music alive

Author: Peter Nickol

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848034946

Category: Music

Page: 144

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Whether you want to learn how to play an instrument, or just refresh your existing capability, whether you sing in a choir, or would simply like to follow scores while listening, this book will help you achieve your aim. It leads you carefully through the basics of pitch, rhythm, keys, scales, chords, and much more, building your knowledge chapter by chapter until you are able to read music with ease. The visual index of musical symbols laid out at the start will make clear the task at hand.Reference to common instruments and familiar tunes will help bring your learning to life, while self-testing and chapter summaries ensure that you develop and retain this new skill. By the end of the book, you will have come a long way. Your knowledge of music notation will be a pleasure to you, and a useful tool. As well as its practical applications for any performer, this book will give you insights into how music is put together. You will have the feeling of knowing the music from the inside out.

In Theory It's Easy!

Author: Naomi Phillips

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1477225781

Category: Education

Page: 72

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This book is a good starting point for learning to read music. With out the complicated explanations and practice questions after each chapter, this is a book that is a valuable possession for music students from school right up to university level.

Verbal Ability & Comprehension for CAT/ XAT/ IIFT with 5 Mock Tests 3rd Edition

Author: Disha Experts

Publisher: Disha Publications

ISBN: 9388026950


Page: 740

View: 6783


The New Updated 3rd Edition of Disha’s Verbal Ability & Comprehension for CAT/ XAT/ IIFT is enriched with the addition of the past CAT questions from 2009 to 2017, XAT & IIFT from 2015-18. Further the 5 Mock tests are also revised as per the latest pattern. The book proves to be quite student-friendly as it starts from a basic level and moves to an expert level. • Structure of the book: The book has been divided into three parts - Verbal Ability, Verbal Reasoning & Reading Comprehension which have been divided into chapters. Each chapter consists of: 1. Theory with Illustrations 2. Foundation Level Exercise 3. Standard Level Exercise 4. Expert Level Exercise 5. Solutions to the 3 levels of exercises • The Verbal Ability section focuses on Basics of English Grammar, Vocabulary, Common errors. • The Verbal Reasoning section focuses on Parajumbles, Critical Reasoning, Fact/ Inference/ Judgement and Passage Completion (Logical conclusion of Paragraphs). • The Reading Comprehension section focuses on comprehension of passages of different genres based on the latest patterns. • The theory is followed by 3 levels of exercises – Foundation Level, Standard Level and Expert Level. The detailed solution to each and every question has been provided immediately at the end of the 3 exercises. • Foundation Level – Here the focus is to expose the students to solve problems based on the concepts they have learned in theory part. The student develops a good foundation and is ready for the Standard level. • Standard Level – The Standard level is a collection of excellent quality problems which will test a student on the application of the concepts learned in various reallife situations. The problems provide a good platform to develop a very good problem solving aptitude so as to take up the expert level confidently. • Expert Level – This is the toughest part of the book and involves the trickiest questions on the concepts involved. Here most of the problems will pose good challenge to the students. • The three sections contain past questions of various MBA entrance exams like CAT/ GMAT/ XAT/ IIFT/ FMS. • At the end of the book 5 Mock Tests are provided based on the exact pattern of latest CAT exams. The solutions to the test are provided at the end of the tests.

The Athenæum

A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

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