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Scales: How to Study-Practice: Read Like a Pro

The ability to comprehend music notation as more than just a jumble of meaningless dots is a huge advance in your musicianship. Functional note reading greatly facilitates aural comprehension, sight reading, “memorization”, transposition, and improvisation. 138 more words

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Scales: How to Study-Practice: Introduction

A scale is so much more than a row of notes to be mindlessly and mechanically played up and down as exercise day after day after day. 260 more words

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Fast Food Survey (Chapter 10)

If you need an additional survey for Chapter 10 for a student assignment, group task, or testing, here is a survey about fast food consumption and exercise. 74 more words


Scales: Analysis of Familiar Melodies using Solfege

Now that we know a little bit about Solfege, let’s use it to analyze and sing some familiar melodies. Children’s songs, nursery rhymes, pop songs, theme songs, Christmas Carols, and jingles are great material for developing your ears and overall musical literacy. 921 more words

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Scales: Melodic Analysis: The Beauty of Solfege

Welcome to your first lesson in conceiving and perceiving melody like a real musician… 666 more words

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Scales: Solfege & the Notion of Keys

Did you know that you can play a piece of music starting on any of the twelve possible notes, while still preserving the melodic and harmonic character of the piece? 306 more words

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Scales: Number System or Solfege?

The Number System and Solfege are two widely-used conventions for ascribing harmonic functional names to notes in tonal music. Both systems are applied to analyzing musical pattern such as scales, melodies, and chords progressions. 269 more words

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