Elementary Training for Musicians. By. PAUL HINDEMITH. 现发. Second Edition. Revised SCHOTT & CO. LTD. LONDON. 48 Great Marlborough Street. Elementary Training for Musicians has 74 ratings and 5 reviews. (Schott). Originally published in the s, Paul Hindemith’s remakable textbooks are sti. 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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Exercises are presented in alto, tenor, bass and treble clefs. Melodic exercises are often accompanied by a contrasting rhythm line.

But wouldn’t the proto-rhythmic unit in Exercise A be more correctly said to equal a whole-note? In my library I couldn’t find much elucidation on the subject, other than this passage from Daniel Kazez’s “Rhythm Reading”:.

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Or am I failing to understand some fundamental aspect of duration in rhythm? Which would seem to concur with my assessment of Hindemith’s proto-notation.

As always, Hindemith is masterful and concise. View all 4 comments.

Elementary Training for Musicians (Hindemith, Paul)

I find that beginners often play the next note as soon as they have counted the beats of the nite before. Karl-erik Jansson rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Vasco rated it it was amazing May 24, Books by Paul Hindemith.


However, I am confused by his use of rhythmic proto-notation in the first chapter. How would these exercises be correctly performed?

Dawn Frank rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Monica rated it really liked it Mar 13, For you to have the best experience on Lulu. Reina rated it it was amazing Jan 10, David rated it it was amazing Mar 03, I don’t think you need to read too much into this; he is simply equating a four-beat note semibreve or whole-note with four tapped beats, but as you say the example is rather misleading.

Elementary Training for Musicians by Paul Hindemith

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If you are sure that this product is in violation of acceptable content as defined in the agreement or that it does not meet our guidelines for General Access, please fill out the form below. The exercises and notation equivalences are on pages of the book.

Hindemith was no doubt a fabulous musician – his exercises helped me a ton in getting the rhythms completely down.

So, although I agree trwining Hindemith’s example is misleading, it does show trainihg common problem with equating length of notes with their number of beats even if this is unintentional! The proper relationship between beats and note lengths becomes clear on the next page, once the concept of rests is introduced:.

At the same time, they are asked to tap or clap those same quarter-notes. Trivia About Elementary Traini