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- Explains music theory in easy-to-understand terms- Uses examples from well-known tunes to illustrate theoretical principles- Contains the equivalent of a year's worth of college-level material

Synopsis:

In this book Mike Perlowin combines the practical experience of being a working musician in the fields of rock, blues, country, R&B, reggae, and bluegrass with the theoretical knowledge of an academic backround to explain music theory in terms that any moderately accomplished musician can understand. Starting with the most basic of lessons, Perlowin clearly and concisely explains the tonal relationships between notes and how they form different types of scales and chords. Instead of using examples from unfamiliar classical music, this book uses well known tunes like Mary had a Little Lamb or Silent Night to illustrate theoretical principles. Rather than offering information on how to play a specific instrument, this book is designed for people who already play proficiently but don't understand music's underlying theoretical principles. Although the book is relatively short, it contains the equivalent of a year's worth of college level material, all made accessible to the average musician desiring a better understanding of music theory.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786645268
Other:
Perlowin, Michael
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications
Author:
Perlowin, Michael
Location:
Pacific, MO
Subject:
Theory
Subject:
Music theory
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Theory
Subject:
Music-Theory and Composition
Edition Description:
1394951
Series Volume:
1973
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11.76x8.74x.13 in. .36 lbs.

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Product details 48 pages Mel Bay Publications - English 9780786645268 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this book Mike Perlowin combines the practical experience of being a working musician in the fields of rock, blues, country, R&B, reggae, and bluegrass with the theoretical knowledge of an academic backround to explain music theory in terms that any moderately accomplished musician can understand. Starting with the most basic of lessons, Perlowin clearly and concisely explains the tonal relationships between notes and how they form different types of scales and chords. Instead of using examples from unfamiliar classical music, this book uses well known tunes like Mary had a Little Lamb or Silent Night to illustrate theoretical principles. Rather than offering information on how to play a specific instrument, this book is designed for people who already play proficiently but don't understand music's underlying theoretical principles. Although the book is relatively short, it contains the equivalent of a year's worth of college level material, all made accessible to the average musician desiring a better understanding of music theory.
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