Andrés Hernández-Salazar - tenor, lecturer & singing teacher

Music Courses

The Building Blocks of Music

All music is constructed with the same elements: rhythm, pulse, tempo, pitch, melody, harmony, texture, timbre, and dynamics. The difference between one composition and another is in the ways in which composers and performers use these raw materials. During this course we explore the basic elements of musical language.


A Selected Bibliography

The Elements of Music: Melody, Rhythm and Harmony (Wooden Books Gift Book)

The Concise Encyclopædia of Music and Musicians

The Concise Encyclopaedia of Music and Musicians (Paperback)

Introducing Music (Penguin music)

Essential Dictionary of Music Notation

An ABC of Music (Oxford Paperback Reference), Imogen Holst

Music (Eyewitness Guides)