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Essentials of Music Theory: Book 2 (Book)

By Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, and Morton Manus
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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 (sold separately), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. Computer software is also available with randomized drilling of the material and scorekeeping.Book 2 (Lessons 25-50):Tetrachords & Major ScalesKey SignaturesChromatic ScaleIntervals, Circle of FifthsPerfect, Major & Minor IntervalsAugmented & Diminished IntervalsSolfège & TranspositionSixteenth Notes & RestsDotted Eighth Notes & Eighth Note TripletsCommon Time & Cut Time3/8 & 6/8 Time SignaturesPick-up Notes & SyncopationPrimary & Major TriadsScale Degree NamesDominant 7th ChordThe complete line of Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher’s Answer Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher’s Activity Kits, and interactive software for students and teachers in private study, studio and network environments.

Song List:

  • Appendix
  • Ear Training For Lessons 26-30
  • Ear Training For Lessons 31-34
  • Ear Training For Lessons 35-38
  • Ear Training For Lessons 39-42
  • Ear Training For Lessons 43-46
  • Ear Training For Lessons 47-50
  • Glossary & Index Of Terms & Symbols
  • Lesson 26: Tetrachords And Major Scales
  • Lesson 27: The Sharp Scales---G And D Major
  • Lesson 28: The Flat Scales---F And B-Flat Major
  • Lesson 29: Key Signatures---The Sharp Keys
  • Lesson 30: Key Signatures---The Flat Keys
  • Lesson 32: Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 32: The Remaining Major Scales With Key Signatures
  • Lesson 33: Intervals
  • Lesson 34: Circle Of Fifths
  • Lesson 35: Perfect And Major Intervals
  • Lesson 36: Minor Intervals
  • Lesson 37: Augmented And Diminished Intervals
  • Lesson 38: Solfége And Transposition
  • Lesson 39: Sixteenth Notes
  • Lesson 40: Sixteenth Rests
  • Lesson 41: Dotted Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 42: Common Time And Cut Time (Alla Breve)
  • Lesson 43: 3/8 And 6/8 Time Signatures
  • Lesson 44: 3/8 And 6/8 Time Signatures At Fast Tempos
  • Lesson 45: Eighth Note Triplets
  • Lesson 46: Incomplete Measures (Pick-Up Notes) And Syncopation
  • Lesson 47: Triads
  • Lesson 48: Primary And Major Triads
  • Lesson 49: Scale Degree Names
  • Lesson 50: The V-7 (Dominant 7th) Chord
  • Review Of Lessons 26-30
  • Review Of Lessons 31-34
  • Review Of Lessons 35-38
  • Review Of Lessons 39-42
  • Review Of Lessons 43-46
  • Review Of Lessons 47-50
  • Unit 10
  • Unit 11
  • Unit 12
  • Unit 7
  • Unit 8
  • Unit 9

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Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Catalogue Number: 00-17232
Northwest Product Number: 117-0500-00-003

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