Alfred's Music Tech Series, Book 1: Composing Music with Notation

Alfred's Music Tech Series, Book 1: Composing Music with Notation

By Floyd Richmond, Tom Rudolph, Lee Whitmore, and Stefani Langol Book & Data CD Item: 00-25565
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Alfred’s Music Tech Series: Composing Music With Notation is a breakthrough method designed for elementary to high school students that can be used in a classroom setting or for individual study. Progressive and supplemental activities are included in each unit. Complete with an accompanying data CD that contains compatible files for most music-notation software programs, Composing Music With Notation introduces and explains concepts that will help music students to have a broader understanding of the elements of music, become familiar with the operation of notation software programs, compose melodies and accompaniments on the computer, and use notation software to create their own arrangements! Best of all, no previous experience with music notation software or music theory is required!


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Contents

Title
Introduction
Unit 1: Entering a Song (Notation, Lyrics, Expressions)
Activity 1.1 Entering a Song by Hand
Activity 1.2 Entering a Song into the Computer
Activity 1.3 Entering Lyrics
Activity 1.4 New Lyrics
Activity 1.5 Copying and Pasting
Activity 1.6 Creating a Three-Part Round
Activity 1.7 Dynamics
Activity 1.8 Gradual Dynamic Changes
Activity 1.9 Tempo
Activity 1.10 Gradual Tempo Changes
Activity 1.11 Instrumentation Changes
Unit 1 Extensions and Supplemental Activities
Unit 2: Arranging
Activity 2.1 Rebuilding London Bridge
Activity 2.2 Rebuilding Jingle Bells
Activity 2.3 More Building Blocks
Unit 2 Extensions and Supplemental Activities
Unit 3: Composing a Song in a 16-Bar Form
Activity 3.1 Listen to a 16-Bar Song Form
Activity 3.2 Enter the Melody
Activity 3.3 Construct a 16-Bar Song
Activity 3.4 Build a 16-Bar Song from Smaller Building Blocks
Activity 3.5 Compose a 16-Bar Song
Unit 3 Extensions and Supplemental Activities
Unit 4: Jazz Arranging (Dixieland, Swing, Partner Songs)
Activity 4.1 Enter a Melody
Activity 4.2 Enter a Melody
Activity 4.3 Partner Songs
Activity 4.4 Making a Song "Swing"
Activity 4.5 Adding a Drum Part
Activity 4.6 Adding a Bass Part
Activity 4.7 Create a 12-Bar Blues Harmony
Activity 4.8 12-Bar Blues: Melody
Unit 4 Extensions and Supplemental Activities
Unit 5: Composing a Song in Theme and Variations Form
Activity 5.1 Listen to Theme and Variations: Melody with a Descant
Activity 5.2 Create a Variation: Melody with a Descant
Activity 5.3 Listening to Theme and Variations: Rhythmic Variation
Activity 5.4 Listening to Theme and Variations: Mode Variation
Unit 5 Extensions and Supplemental Activities
Conclusion
Appendix

Additional Information

Series: Alfred's MusicTech Series
Author: Floyd Richmond, Tom Rudolph, Lee Whitmore, Stefani Langol
Format: Book & Data CD
Page Count: 76
Item Number: 00-25565
ISBN 10: 0-7390-4075-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-4075-1
UPC: 038081274898

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