Reading scores |
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Reading scores |

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1) The process of mental perception of music recorded in the form of a score. In psychology, the concept of n.p. is used as a definition of the horizontal-vertical coverage of an entire page of text.

2) Practical academic discipline in music. educational institutions. Its goal is to develop the skills of mental reading of the score (symphony, vocal-instr., choral, for the spirit. orchestra, folk orchestra, chamber ensemble) and its performance on the piano. The ability to read scores is essential for conductors, composers, and musicologists. For Ch. p., you need to understand the specifics. features of the score recording; such are the use of C keys, transposition, octave movements in the parts of certain instruments, the notation of harmonics on strings. tools; you also need to know the rules for reading the general bass. A number of difficulties are associated with the high-altitude placement of individual parties – the crossing of votes, the presence of duplications. Ch. p. requires skills in transferring the score text to the piano, i.e., the ability to arrange. Auxiliary form in mastering the Ch. p. are fp. transcription in writing, analysis of scores. Practical the task of the course Ch. p. is to acquire the skills of a free Ch. p. Being one of the links in the musical-theoretical. education, it also has a broader goal: acquaintance with symph. and opera music, with orc techniques. letters of various composers, with features of the functional structure of the scores decomp. styles Ch.p. develops internal pitch and timbre hearing.

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I. A. Barsova

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