I am working with Schoenberg's Fundamentals of Musical Composition, amd would like to know if anyone is aware of a website that has the examples in audio format, or if some saint here has sequenced them up in a notation package ? Many thanks in advance !! CP
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I didn't find anything at Youtube.
I think you can approach this two other ways.
Roughly speaking the excerpts Schoenberg provides are of two types: (1) grand staff reductions of large works by composers, and (2) generic examples Schoenberg created.
I think it's fair to say the reductions are meant to be read more than played. Even in reduction many of them simply won't fit two hands on a piano.
Inputting those reductions into MuseScore by mouse or keystroke will be slow and tedious. You could try connect a midi keyboard and play (input) the parts in real time at a slow tempo. I'm don't know exactly how to do that kind of input with MuseScore. I've done it into a sequencer with PreSonus Studio One. Basically the software becomes a multitrack recorder. If you play it in at a slow tempo, you can speed it up later. Playing separate parts in is not too hard.
The generic samples of Schoenberg's creation all look like they are meant to be played at the piano. There are two main charts I saw when scanning my copy of the book. I think the first was in the section how to create short themes and the other was about transforming themes. There the ones that don't have composer or opus number references.
In my copy of the book they are too small to read easily. But you could photocopy and enlarge them and then play them at the piano.
...my reading fluency is not as good as I would like...
My personal experience is that using the computer to work around problems with keyboard skills or score reading skills held me back on nearly every aspect of musical development.
If you are taking the same approach I tried, you might want to reconsider and work at developing your keyboard skills while studying composition.