Elementary Training for Musicians has 74 ratings and 5 reviews. (Schott). Originally published in the s, Paul Hindemith’s remakable textbooks are sti. Originally published in the s, Paul Hindemith’s remakable textbooks are still the outstanding works of their kind. In contrast to many musical textbooks. This is an absolutely fantastic book for helping with aural training. But you’re absolutely right, this small section is quite misleading.

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The melodies tend to be a little more mechanical and sequential, but are good for getting intervals in your ear on their own.

In contrast to many musical textbooks written by academic musicians, these were produced by a man who could play every instrument of the orchestra, could compose a satisfying piece for almost every kind of ensemble, and who was one of the most st Schott.

Here are the first three exercises: Vasco rated it it was amazing May 24, A note ends exactly when the next note or rest begins. Melodic exercises are often accompanied by a contrasting rhythm line.

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Hindemith was no doubt a fabulous musician – his exercises helped me a ton in getting the rhythms completely down. Learn more about ebook formats and e-readers. I don’t think you need to read too much into this; he is simply equating a four-beat note semibreve or whole-note with four tapped beats, but as you say the example is rather misleading. Elementary Training for Musicians By P. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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As you can see, it comprises 5 quarter notes, equivalent to a whole plus a quarter.

Of course the clap will most likely decay before the duration of the beat like other percussion instrument, but that’s fine as it’s a device to keep the pulse where the hindejith is what is meant to hold the value. Hindemith precedes the exercises with the instruction “Tap or clap the rhythm as before but sing the tone only on the strokes connected by brackets. Or am I reading this wrong? If someone believes in good faith that a Lulu Account Holder has infringed their copyright, they can request that we take down the infringing material by filing a DMCA Notice.

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Contemporary music is full of sundry rhythmic challenges. Theme design by WPShoppe.

Elementary training for musicians

It starts off with melodic exercises consisting entirely of seconds and fourths, then adding fifths, then thirds, and moving further on into more complex structures. The page you are attempting to access contains content that is not intended for underage readers.

Monica rated it really liked it Mar 13, A rhythmic exercise might have two rhythmic lines to be produced by each hand tapping, or by singing one of the lines and clapping or tapping the other. If you need a tune-up on more melodic and tonal reading, this is a very useful text.


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However, I am confused by ihndemith use of rhythmic proto-notation in the first chapter.

Sylvia Pimentel rated it it was amazing Sep 02, Jordan rated it it was ok Sep 01, Be the first to ask a question about Elementary Training for Musicians. I’ve highlighted the quarter notes of the first “la”:. Preceding the melodic exercises, Edlund hidnemith several 3- or 4-note examples of the most difficult intervallic combinations involving the new interval. This item has not been rated yet.

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Please note that you will be liable for damages including costs and attorneys’ fees if you materially misrepresent that the material is infringing your copyright. Practice — 2 Comments 9 Nov 10 Ear training texts Most of the time, the repertoire I am preparing for upcoming performances is more than enough to occupy my mental and musical faculties. Should be called Serious Training for Musicians.