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Sight Singing:  Book List
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A New Approach to Sight Singing by Sol Berkowitz

Music for Sight Singing (7th Edition) by Robert Ottman

Sight Singing: Pitch, Interval, Rhythm by Samuel Adler

Progressive Sight Singing: Includes CD by Carol Krueger

Fanatic's Guide to Sight Singing and Ear Training Volume One by Bruce, E. Arnold

Music for Sight Singing by Thomas E. Benjamin

ABCs of Vocal Harmony, Singing Lessons, Sight-Singing, Ear-Training, Singing Harmony (4 CDs + Book) (Born to sing)  -
By Howard Austin

Sightsinging Complete by Bruce Benward

Ear-Training and Sight-Singing Applied to Elementary Musical Theory  -  By George A. Wedge

Building Choral Excellence: Teaching Sight-Singing in the Choral Rehearsal by Steven M. Demorest

Sight Singing Complete by Maureen A Carr

Basic Sight Singing by Byron Yasui

Sightsinging: The Complete Method for Singers (Musicians Institute Essential Concepts)

Anthology for Sight Singing

Rhythm & Pitch: An Integrated Approach to Sight Singing by Stevenson

Sight Singing Made Simple (Book/CD Pak)

Ear Training and Sight Singing by Maurice Lieberman

Successful Sight Singing/Book 1/Student/V77s  -  By Nancy Telfer

Fundamentals of Sight Singing and Ear Training by Arnold Fish

Listen and Sing: Lessons in Ear-Training and Sight-Singing by David A. Damschroder

School of Sight-Singing: Voice Technique

Lines Volume One: Sight Reading and Sight Singing Exercises Lines Volume One: Sight Reading and Sight Singing Exercises
by Bruce Arnold

Sight-Singing Volume 2: A Fresh Approach

The Choral Approach to Sight-Singing by Emily Crocker

 
   

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Hearing and Writing Music - Author: Ron Gorow
Review By Bernard Brandt

   "Hearing and Writing Music", by Ron Gorow, is a superb book. It makes a simple and elegant presentation of the internal process by which we hear sounds and music, how we recognize intervals, chords, melody, harmony, counterpoint, and the timbre of instrumentation/ orchestration, how we can develop the skills of listening, auditory memory and imagination, and how to use these skills to hear and to write down music of any sort.  

   The hallmark of an expert is the ability to explain the basics of his field as simply as possible. By that standard, Mr. Gorow has proven his expertise in this book. I note that the other reviews, both for Amazon and in musical journals, tend to limit the importance of "Hearing and Writing Music" to ear training. I believe that Mr. Gorow's book is valuable for much more than ear training. I have studied it, and as a result of that study, I believe that my auditory memory and imagination and my abilities in score reading have improved enormously.  

   Further, I have been able to use the skills in this book to transcribe melodies, harmonies and counterpoint almost effortlessly, both those that I have heard, and those which existed only in my imagination. This book has opened many doors for me. I believe that it can do so for many others. 

   On a personal note, for the last 30 years, I have been able to hear and compose music in my imagination. Unfortunately, I have been almost exclusively self-taught, and I despaired of ever being able to write down what I heard. Mr. Gorow's book, and my use of it, has changed all that. I have just completed the first movement of a symphonic tone poem, and I intend on continuing to compose for the rest of my life.  

   I have studied many books on music theory, and have listened to and studied many pieces of music. If I may make an analogy, my studies had formed the equivalent of a crystalline solution. "Hearing and Writing Music" was the equivalent of a seed crystal, which put everything into order, and transformed me from a listener to a composer.  

   I cannot recommend it highly enough for those who wish to become songwriters, arrangers, or composers, or those who wish to improve their skills.

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Ear Training:  Book List
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Theory Essentials, Volume I (with Audio CD): An Integrated Approach to Harmony, Ear Training, and Keyboard Skills by Connie E. Mayfield

Complete Guitar By Ear: Relative Pitch Ear Training Course by Mark John Sternal

Ear Training: One Note Complete Method by Bruce Arnold

Ear Training for the Contemporary Musician by Keith Wyatt

Fanatic's Guide to Sight Singing and Ear Training Volume One by Bruce, E. Arnold

A New Approach to Ear Training : A Programmed Course in Melodic and Harmonic Dictation - Text by Leo Kraft

Essentials of Music Theory: Teacher's Answer Key Book and 2 Ear Training CDs by Andrew Surmani

ABCs of Vocal Harmony, Singing Lessons, Sight-Singing, Ear-Training, Singing Harmony (4 CDs + Book) (Born to sing) by Howard Austin

The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills by Joel Phillips

Ear-Training and Sight-Singing Applied to Elementary Musical Theory by George A. Wedge

Ear Training w/Transcription CD by Bruce Benward

Ear Training: Twelve Basic Interval Sounds to Master, Volume 2 (Book & 5 CDs) by Elvo S. D'Amante

Complete Bass Guitar by Ear: Relative Pitch Ear Training Course, for 4, 5, or 6 String Basses [UNABRIDGED] by Mark John Sternal

Aural Skills Acquisition: The Development of Listening, Reading, and Performing Skills in College-Level Musicians by Gary S. Karpinski

The Amazing Music Activities Book: Ideas and Exercises for Exploring: Music Basics, Ear Training, Music Styles, and Famous Composers by Janet Vogt

The Twelve Notes Of Music: Ear Training And Interval Study Course by Mark John Sternal

Essential Ear Training for the Contemporary Musician by Steve Prosser

Ear Training: Volume I Scale Forms through Six Basic Tetrachords (Ear Training) by Elvo S. D'Amante

A KEY NOTE RECOGNITION: Relative Pitch Ear Training Exercise A KEY NOTE RECOGNITION: Relative Pitch Ear Training Exercise by Bruce Arnold

The Perfect Pitch Ear Training SuperCourse by David Lucas Burge

All About Chords : A Comprehensive Approach to Understanding Contemporary Chordal Structures and Progressions Through Solid Drills in Suggested Study: ... keyboard drills, and ear-training exercises by Elvo D'Amante

Essentials of Music Theory (Books 1-3 and 2 Ear Training CDs) (Essentials of Music Theory) by Andrew Surmani

Music for Ear Training (with CD-ROM and Workbook) by Michael Horvit

The Mind's Ear: Exercises for Improving the Musical Imagination for Performers, Listeners and Composers by Bruce Adolphe

Ear Training and Sight Singing by Maurice Lieberman

Ear Training for the Body: A Dancer's Guide to Music by Katherine Teck

Ear Training for Twentieth-Century Music by Michael L. Friedmann

Fundamentals of Sight Singing and Ear Training by Arnold Fish

Music for Ear Training: CD-ROM and Workbook by Michael Horvit

Basics of Ear Training, Grade 1

Ear Training, Capturing the Basic Chord Qualities: A Comprehensive Approach to the Systematic Study of Melodic and Harmonic Structures in Music by Elvo S. D'Amante

Ear Training for Instrumentalists by Matt Glaser

Ear Training: One Note Beginning Level  /  Ear Training Two Note Complete  |   by Bruce, E. Arnold

Listen and Sing: Lessons in Ear-Training and Sight-Singing by David A. Damschroder

Sound Thinking - Volume II: Music for Sight-Singing and Ear Training

Lines Volume One: Sight Reading and Sight Singing Exercises Lines Volume One: Sight Reading and Sight Singing Exercises by Bruce Arnold

Training the Ear Volume 2 by Armen donelian

Method for Piano / Sight Reading & Ear Training

Ear Training: A Course of Systematic Study for the Development of Musical Perception by Arthur E. Heacox

Ear Training: Two Note Volume One by Bruce E. Arnold

Rhythm Without the Blues! by Constance Husband

Programmed Ear Training: Intervals and Melody and Rhythm (Programmed Ear Training) by Leo Horacek

Harmony and Ear-Training, 1907 1st Edition by W. A. White

Advanced Tonal Dictation by Thomas L. Durham

Introduction To Sightsinging and Ear Training by Bruce Benward

Ear Training: One Note Intermediate Level

Beginning Tonal Dictation by Thomas L. Durham

Theory Essentials: An Integrated Approach to Harmony, Ear Training, and Keyboard Skills, Volume II (with Audio CD) by Connie E. Mayfield
 
 
 
 
   




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