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333 Elementary Exercises in Sight Singing

By Zoltan Kodaly

Choral (Book)
Composed by Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967). Arranged by Percy Young. BH Kodaly. The Kodaly Choral Method. Edited with annotations by Dr. Percy Young. 20th Century, Instructional and Sight Reading. Instructional book (softcover). 36 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051305209. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48002815).

Item Number: HL.48002815

7x10.5 inches.

The Kodaly Choral Method is a comprehensive series of progressive songs and sight-singing exercises designed to promote a thorough understanding of interval and tonality. By incorporative a wide range of Hungarian folk music and poetry, Kodaly has produced a stimulating addition to the repertoire of school and amateur choirs. This collection of 333 elementary exercises in sight-singing was edited with annotations by Dr. Percy Young.

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  • 5

    Larry Mercer
    Hilton Head Island High School, South Carolina
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  • 2008-02-20 00:00:00.0 Could This Be the Answer?

    I have been searching for this book for years. My mentor in the choral world used this text religiously to teach her students sight reading skills and the results were phenomenal. When the gods of left-over money in the budget and the location at a reasonable price came together...

    , I jumped at this opportunity for my students. They love it and have seen the results of their efforts in a few short weeks. They understand the need for sight reading skills and pursue it daily with enthusiasm and interest.

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  • 2007-10-18 00:00:00.0 Not quite "Elementary"

    Although I have my degree in Music Education, I found that this book is a bit to fast-paced for my elementary students. There are excerpts I can use, which is helpful, but you really can't start at the beginning and build on these exercises without adding a good...

    deal more rhythm and theory. Also, the book uses movable Do right from the start - tricky for first grade.

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