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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (included), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit.

The Student Complete Book includes Books 1-3 in a spiral-bound format.

Book 1 (Lessons 1-25): Staff, Notes and Pitches * Treble and Bass Clefs * Grand Staff and Ledger Lines * Note Values * Measure, Bar Line and Double Bar * 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4 Time Signatures * Whole, Half and Quarter Notes/Rests * Dotted Half and Quarter Notes * Ties and Slurs * Repeat Sign, 1st and 2nd Endings * Eighth Notes and Rests * >Dynamic Signs, Tempo Marks and Articulation * D.C., D.S., Coda and Fine< * Flats, Sharps and Naturals * Whole and Half Step, Enharmonic Notes.

Book 2 (Lessons 25-50): Tetrachords and Major Scales * Key Signatures * Chromatic Scale * Intervals, Circle of Fifths * Perfect, Major and Minor Intervals * Augmented and Diminished Intervals * Solf?ge and Transposition * Sixteenth Notes and Rests * Dotted Eighth Notes and Eighth Note Triplets * Common Time and Cut Time * 3/8 and 6/8 Time Signatures * Pick-up Notes and Syncopation * Primary and Major Triads * Scale Degree Names * Dominant 7th Chord.

Book 3 (Lessons 51-75): 1st and 2nd Inversions of Triads * Inversions of V7 Chords * Figured Bass * Major Chord Progressions * Minor Scales, Minor Triads * Augmented and Diminished Triads * Primary Triads in Minor Keys * Minor Chord Progressions * Modes * Harmonizing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys * Broken Chords and Arpeggiated Accompaniments * Passing and Neighboring Tones * Composing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys * 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression and Blues Scale * Basic Forms of Music.

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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through co

Synopsis:

The most complete music theory course ever! This all-in-one series includes concise lessons with short exercises, ear training activities and reviews. Available in three separate volumes or as a complete set, Essentials of Music Theory also includes Ear Training CDs (performed by acoustic instruments), a Teacher's Answer Key Book, reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, Bingo Games, Flash Cards and Computer Software.

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ISBN:
9780882849515
Subtitle:
2 CDs
Author:
Surmani, Andrew
Author:
Manus, Morton
Author:
Surmani, Karen Farnum
Author:
Surmani, Karen
Publisher:
Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
Location:
Van Nuys, Calif.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Music theory
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Theory
Copyright:
Series:
Essentials of Music Theory
Series Volume:
103-226
Publication Date:
19980501
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
28 cm. +

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"Synopsis" by , Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through co
"Synopsis" by , The most complete music theory course ever! This all-in-one series includes concise lessons with short exercises, ear training activities and reviews. Available in three separate volumes or as a complete set, Essentials of Music Theory also includes Ear Training CDs (performed by acoustic instruments), a Teacher's Answer Key Book, reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, Bingo Games, Flash Cards and Computer Software.
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