Ear Training Volume I (Scale Forms through Six Basic Tetrachords). For All Instruments. Technic. All Styles. Beginning. Book/CD Set. 88 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.0962094129).
ISBN 9780962094125. All Styles. 8.5x11 inches.
This book and its 2CDs demonstrate and explain the concept of how scales and modes are assembled and combined through six basic tetrachords. This new and unique way to recognize various scales and modes helps to provide the necessary understanding of the basics of melodic and harmonic invention. Volume I is the ideal starting point for the serious-minded musician interested in developing a fine ear. Major Scales, Minor Scales: Aeolian, Harmonic, & Melodic Forms, Chromatic Scales, Modes: Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, & Locrian, Whole-tone Scales, Pentatonic Major & Minor Scale Forms, Six Basic Tetrachord Forms: Major #1, Minor #2, Phrygian #3, Whole-tone #4, Dominant Harmonic Minor #5, & Chromatic #6.