Description - Scales, Intervals, Keys, Triads, Rhythm, and Meter by Claire Boge
The authors have retained the text's self-instructional organization, with tests at the end of each part, while adding new quizzes at the end of each set and a cumulative test for Parts One through Six. A new design features visually striking pedagogical aids, allowing students to progress through exercises at their own pace or to dip into the text at any point to brush up on specific skills. The Third Edition also includes numerous new examples from the music literature to reinforce theoretical concepts covered in each set, as well as an appended study anthology of ten complete pieces that allows students to see how individual concepts are woven into the fabric of a composition. The companion CD, keyed to specific frames in each set, provides enormously useful aural reinforcement.
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Author Biography - Claire Boge
Claire Boge is Associate Professor of music theory at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She has been recognized for her teaching excellence by the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities and is currently a member of the editorial board of the Journal on Excellence in College Teaching. Professor Boge is active in the Society for Music Theory, most recently serving as editor of the society's newsletter. John Clough is Slee Professor of Music Theory at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has published in a variety of journals, most notably on the use of mathematics in music. His article "Maximally Even Sets" won the Society for Music Theory Outstanding Publication Award in 1991. Professor Clough also served as editor of the journal Music Theory Spectrum. Joyce Conley holds Ph.D.s in musicology and clinical psychology and has established careers in both fields. She is especially keen on studying the relationship between music and psychology when it comes to learning musical skills. Her pedagogical insights informed the second edition of Scales, Intervals, Keys, Triads, Rhythm and Meter and its companion volume Basic Harmonic Progressions, both coauthored with John Clough.