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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I believe you are elementarry this; you should consider the “la” as ending when the last connected note would end not when the connecting bar itself ends. Devon LePage 31 3.
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Most of the time, the repertoire I am preparing for upcoming performances is more than enough to occupy my mental and musical faculties. The rhythmic aspects of his melodic exercises are always interesting, with lots of across-the-beat accents and sequences.
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As always, Hindemith is masterful and concise. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Sometimes it just feels better to be singing real music while working on your musicianship!
Published October 1st by Schott first published June 12th elrmentary But my favorite feature of the text is the way he forces a physical incorporation of the rhythmic concepts at hand with what he calls coordinated action.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In response to your comment, the claps represent the pulse or the start of the beat which is an important aspect of music. It is therefore not surprising that nearly forty years later these books should remain essential reading for the student and the professional musician. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. If you need a tune-up on more melodic and tonal reading, this is a very useful text. I’ve highlighted the quarter notes of the first “la”:. Great point about this notation looking like ties and being confusing as a result. But wouldn’t the proto-rhythmic unit in Exercise A be more correctly said to equal a whole-note?
Traininy simplify this for you, I’ve written this out in standard notation both with tied examples and what they would be represented in whole, hinddemith, and quarter notes. Dawn Frank rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Wege zur Neuen Musik While not as substantial or encyclopedic in scope a book as Modus Novus, I find the exercises quite useful, and it is sold in low and high voice versions.
Here are the first three exercises:. Monica rated it really liked it Mar 13, I don’t think the connection would be too clear to a young student.
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Elementary Training for Musicians
Carl rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Mehran rated it it was amazing Mar 19, The elemejtary tend to be a little more mechanical and sequential, but are good for getting intervals in your ear on their own. Until they develop a reasonable sense of pulse, pupils will often intuitively count the notes shown on the top line of the following example, with the rhythm of the second line particularly at slow tempi: Further on, the preliminary skills gained in these exercises are used to introduce basic rhythmic notation: This elemeentary an absolutely fantastic book for helping with aural training.
Originally published in the s, Paul Hindemith’s remakable textbooks are still the outstanding works of their kind. How would these exercises be correctly performed? Contemporary music is full of sundry rhythmic challenges. Until they develop a reasonable sense of pulse, pupils will often intuitively count the notes shown on the top line of the following example, with the rhythm of the second line particularly at slow tempi:. In his example it looks like you vocalise through three taps and stop vocalising on the fourth tapwhich would make the length of the vocalisation only three beats!
The exercises and notation equivalences are on pages of the book. Beware – it gets hard faster than you think.
Elementary Training for Musicians (Hindemith, Paul)
Great point about the ties. In contrast to many musical textbooks written by academic musicians, these were produced by a man who could play hincemith instrument of the orchestra, could compose a satisfying piece elrmentary almost every kind of ensemble, and who was one of the most st Schott. Which would seem to concur with my assessment of Hindemith’s proto-notation. Trivia About Elementary Traini In fact, for someone just getting started with learning about rhythm, the next few examples are a little difficult to understand too, with it difficult hidnemith see the relationship between different note durations and numbers of beats:.
Chloe rated it it was amazing May 27, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But you’re absolutely right, this small section is quite misleading.