Strategies and Patterns for Ear Training provides a concise step-by-step approach in aural training for music theory majors. Material is organized and presented in a progressive arrangement, and the text offers valuable strategies to students and teachers A comprehensive text for a two year music theory sequence.Presents methodical strategies and clear techniques that develop aural skills. Every chapter follows the same basic organization, making it easy for students to learn. Strategy Sessions precede each exercise set and present step-by-step suggestions for approaching each type of problem. Practice Pointers review strategy and offer suggestions for students to troubleshoot individual difficulties. Exercises begin with abstract fundamentals and progress to larger musical problems. Each unit concludes with contextual problems utilizing musical examples from all styles.Examples include excerpts from Music Literature as well as specially composed exercisesIncludes Audio CD-ROM with recordings of all the examples in the tex Includes Answer-Key Disc for Students to check their work.