On the Idea of Break in Teaching Sight-singing
Abstract: The note possesses two kinds of characteristics: pitch and interval. During teaching sightsinging, the teachers are accustomed to training the students’ tonality with interval only, while the factual works mix complex altered tones, jumping interval, off the key and modulation, therefore, it is difficulty to sing a tone precisely. The author held that using the pitch with idea of break could achieve the good teaching effect that difficulty with the interval.
Key Words: sight-singing, idea of break, absolute pitch, tonality, interval