This collection of 155 musical scores from more than 50 composers is intended for music theory (freshman/sophomore) and analysis (junior or senior) courses required of music majors. The music is organized chronologically and grouped into units representing historical periods from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. The book is an excellent value for students, offering a broad range of selections that can be used from the freshman through junior or senior years of study. A unique instructor's reference manual contains teaching suggestions, discography, index of forms and genres, and answers to text questions.
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Ralph Turek holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Composition from the University of Cincinnati College -- Conservatory of Music. He has held teaching posts at George Mason University, the University of Maryland, and The University of Akron, where he is Professor of Music Composition and Coordinator of Graduate Studies. He is the author of The Elements of Music: Concepts and Applications and of Analytical Anthology of Music, both published by McGraw-Hill.
In Theory for Today's Musician, the author brings to bear insights and pedagogy acquired over a long career of teaching music theory, analysis, and composition informed by a background in jazz and arranging; as well as other experience that includes program annotation and fiction writing. The result is a textbook unique in style, tone, and relevance to today’s practicing musician and music educator.
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Book Description Book Condition: Good. Analytical Anthology of Music. Bookseller Inventory # Grb0909313