Elizabeth West Marvin
Elizabeth West Marvin is professor of music theory and former dean of academic affairs at the Eastman School of Music. She has published in the areas of music cognition, music theory pedagogy, theory and analysis of atonal music, contour theory, history of theory, and analysis and performance. She teaches courses in music theory pedagogy, music cognition, and analytical techniques for performers. Her articles and reviews appear in numerous journals, including Music Perception, Music Theory Spectrum, Journal of Music Theory, Theory and Practice. She is a past president of the Society for Music Theory. She is currently a member of the Advanced Placement Music Theory Test Development Committee and serves as an AP reader.
Books by Elizabeth West Marvin
The Answer Key includes answers to all the written and aural skills worksheet assignments included in the text—in the same format and pagination—plus point-and-sing and call-and-response exercises, and slides for aural skills activities. Sent to instructors with each exam copy of the text, the Answer Key includes answers to all written and aural skills assignments, point-and-sing and call-and-response exercises, and slides for aural skills activities.
The Dictation Manual includes all of the inductive listening exercises from Volume 2 of The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills in a convenient resource for in-class practice.More
The Instructor’s Edition of Volume 2, Ear-Training and Composition, contains all dictation answers—both “Inductive Listening” and “Contextual Listening”—offering a rich volume of material for class, quizzes, and exams. In addition to scores for all the inductive and contextual listening exercises, the Instructor’s Edition contains teaching strategies throughout.More
The Anthology includes over 100 pieces featured in the text, now expanded with more counterpoint, nineteenth-century chromatic music, and twentieth-century impressionist and modernist works.More
The Recordings include every piece in the Anthology, from popular songs to German Lieder, from piano rags to minimalism, and from marches for band to anthems for choirs.More
This two-volume text covers diatonic, chromatic, and contemporary harmony, as well as voice leading, emphasizing practical performance skills by integrating theoretical principles with aural and keyboard skills through coordinated keyboard, sight-singing, dictation, improvisation, and composition exercises.More
Second Edition / Volume(s): 1
All the practical skills students need to succeed as professional musicians—in a single pedagogical program.More
An active, hands-on approach to fundamentals grounded in real music and music-making.More
Emphasizing real music and music-making, The Musician’s Guide to Theory and Analysis gives students the hands-on tools they need to learn how music works.More
The Musician’s Guide to Theory and Analysis covers the essential principles of diatonic and chromatic tonal harmony, systematically developing skills in part-writing, figured-bass realization, melody harmonization, counterpoint, stylistic composition and arranging, and music analysis, including contemporary music.More
The Workbook is newly formatted as double sided, self-contained worksheets. It provides an abundance of drill-and-practice, part-writing, and analysis exercises to reinforce important skills.More
A Teacher’s Edition of the workbook supplies all the answers—with the same layout and pagination—for easy grading.More