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Essentials of Music Theory, complete, book with 2 CDs (Alfred)

Catalog ID: BKVARIMUSICCBC

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 ear-training CDs, 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 & Bass Clefs
  • Grand Staff & Ledger Lines
  • Note Values
  • Measure, Bar Line and Double Bar
  • 2/4, 3/4 & 4/4 Time Signatures
  • Whole, Half & Quarter Notes/Rests
  • Dotted Half & Quarter Notes
  • Ties & Slurs
  • Repeat Sign, 1st & 2nd Endings
  • Eighth Notes & Rests
  • Dynamic Signs, Tempo Marks & Articulation
  • D.C., D.S., Coda & Fine
  • Flats, Sharps & Naturals
  • Whole & Half Step, Enharmonic Notes.

Book 2 (Lessons 25-50):

  • Tetrachords & Major Scales
  • Key Signatures
  • Chromatic Scale
  • Intervals, Circle of Fifths
  • Perfect, Major & Minor Intervals
  • Augmented & Diminished Intervals
  • Solf├Ęge & Transposition
  • Sixteenth Notes & Rests
  • Dotted Eighth Notes & Eighth Note Triplets
  • Common Time & Cut Time
  • 3/8 & 6/8 Time Signatures
  • Pick-up Notes & Syncopation
  • Primary & Major Triads
  • Scale Degree Names
  • Dominant 7th Chord.

Book 3 (Lessons 51-75):

  • 1st & 2nd Inversions of Triads
  • Inversions of V7 Chords
  • Figured Bass
  • Major Chord Progressions
  • Minor Scales, Minor Triads
  • Augmented & Diminished Triads
  • Primary Triads in Minor Keys
  • Minor Chord Progressions
  • Modes
  • Harmonizing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys
  • Broken Chords & Arpeggiated Accompaniments
  • Passing and Neighboring Tones
  • Composing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys
  • 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression & Blues Scale
  • Basic Forms of Music
Book Type: Music Theory, CD Included
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
In Stock

$34.99