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Essentials of Music Theory: Book 3 (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 3 (Lessons 51-75):1st & 2nd Inversions of TriadsInversions of V7 ChordsFigured BassMajor Chord ProgressionsMinor Scales, Minor TriadsAugmented & Diminished TriadsPrimary Triads in Minor KeysMinor Chord ProgressionsModesHarmonizing a Melody in Major and Minor KeysBroken Chords & Arpeggiated AccompanimentsPassing and Neighboring TonesComposing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys12-Bar Blues Chord Progression & Blues ScaleBasic Forms of MusicThe 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 51-55
  • Ear Training For Lessons 56-59
  • Ear Training For Lessons 60-63
  • Ear Training For Lessons 64-67
  • Ear Training For Lessons 68-71
  • Ear Training For Lessons 72-75
  • Glossary & Index Of Terms & Symbols
  • Lesson 51: Triads---1st Inversion
  • Lesson 52: Triads---2nd Inversion
  • Lesson 53: V-7 Chords---1st, 2nd And 3rd Inversions
  • Lesson 54: Figured Bass
  • Lesson 55: Major Chord Progressions
  • Lesson 56: Minor Scales
  • Lesson 57: Natural, Harmonic And Melodic Minor Scales
  • Lesson 58: Minor Triads
  • Lesson 59: Augmented And Diminished Triads
  • Lesson 60: The Primary Triads In Minor Keys
  • Lesson 61: Minor Chord Progressions
  • Lesson 62: Modes Related To The Major Scale: Ionian, Mixolydian, And Lydian
  • Lesson 63: Modes Related To The Minor Scale: Aeolian, Dorian, Phrygian, Locrian
  • Lesson 64: Harmonizing A Melody In A Major Key
  • Lesson 65: Broken Chords And Arpeggiated Accompaniments
  • Lesson 66: Passing And Neighboring Tones
  • Lesson 67: Composing A Melody In A Major Key
  • Lesson 68: Harmonizing A Melody In A Minor Key
  • Lesson 69: Composing A Melody In A Minor Key
  • Lesson 70: 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression
  • Lesson 71: The Blues Scale
  • Lesson 72: Basic Forms Of Music---Motive And Phrase
  • Lesson 73: Ab (Binary) Form
  • Lesson 74: Aba (Ternary) Form
  • Lesson 75: Rondo Form
  • Review Of Lessons 51-55
  • Review Of Lessons 56-59
  • Review Of Lessons 60-63
  • Review Of Lessons 64-67
  • Review Of Lessons 68-71
  • Review Of Lessons 72-75
  • Unit 13
  • Unit 14
  • Unit 15
  • Unit 16
  • Unit 17
  • Unit 18

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Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Catalogue Number: 00-17233
Northwest Product Number: 117-0500-00-004

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