Synopses & Reviews
The Music Theory series is designed from the ground-up to explain the terminology and musical structures needed for modern applications. Level One is an introductory course which covers music notation, key signatures, basic scales, intervals, modes, diatonic relationships and 3-and 4-part chords. Level Two is an intermediate-level course covering larger chord forms, "definitive" chords in major and minor keys, substitutions, analysis of key centers in tunes, "upper structure" chords, voiceleading, and pentatonic and blues scale applications, a complete glossary of terms, and hundreds of written theory exercises with answers.
Finally, a complete harmony and theory method designed specifically for the pop and jazz musician! These books, used at the Grove School of Music, provide a sound and proven approach to theory. The Level One book completely derives and explains major and minor scales, keys and key signatures, all intervals, triads and four-part chords, modes, and more. Level Two covers five-part chords. II-V-I progressions, chord substitutions, harmonic analysis of tunes, voiceleading, and more. Each theory book includes hundreds of exercises with all the answers provided!