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Music Kitby Tom Manoff
Synopses & Reviews
By encouraging students to be active learners and providing for varied learning styles, has continued to foster the development and mastery of the basic skills needed for further study in music. Students perform frequent exercises, listen to music while examining music scores, tap or clap along to recorded rhythms, and complete computerized tutorials, drills, and quizzes that return personalized feedback and scores. Not merely a textbook, a complete system for introductory music training, which includes a , , , audio CD, and computer software for Macintosh and Windows. Featuring updated software--now available for Macintosh and Windows platforms--a newly recorded, fully-tracked audio CD, and increased emphasis on aural skills, the Fourth Edition continues to raise the bar for music training excellence.
Introduced in 1976, was the first to offer students an integrated learning environment for the fundamentals course.
About the Author
Peter Hestermanis Professor of Music and coordinator of graduate studies in music at Eastern Illinois University. He is a graduate of the Capital University Conservatory of Music and earned M.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. In addition to his work on The Music Kit, he is coauthor of the CD-ROM for The Study of Orchestration, Third EditionTom Manoff, also author of Music: A Living Language, has been actively involved in teaching music all his life. He has taught at the Third Street Music School Settlement, the Manhattan School of Music, and the University of Oregon. Mr. Manoff, a performer and composer, is currently the classical music critic for National Public Radio"s "All Things Considered," a position he has held since 1986.John Milleris Professor of Music Theory and director of the Division of Fine Arts at North Dakota State University. He has developed computer-assisted instruction materials since 1982, primarily in music theory and aural training. His Ph.D. is from Northwestern University, and he has held teaching or administrative positions at Northwestern, DePaul, and Eastern Illinois Universities, as well as at the University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University.
Table of Contents
1 Workbook — 2 Rhythm reader and scorebook.
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