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Essentials of Music Theory: Complete (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.The Student Complete Book includes Books 1-3 in a spiral-bound format.Book 1 (Lessons 1-25):Staff, Notes and PitchesTreble & Bass ClefsGrad Staff & Ledger LinesNote ValuesMeasure, Bar Line and Double Bar2/4, 3/4 & 4/4 Time SignaturesWhole, Half & Quarter Notes/RestsDotted Half & Quarter NotesTies & SlursRepeat Sign, 1st & 2nd EndingsEighth Notes & RestsDynamic Signs, Tempo Marks & ArticulationD.C., D.S., Coda & FineFlats, Sharps & Naturals

Song List:

  • Appendix
  • Appendix
  • Appendix
  • Ear Training For Lessons 1-5
  • Ear Training For Lessons 10-13
  • Ear Training For Lessons 14-17
  • Ear Training For Lessons 18-21
  • Ear Training For Lessons 22-25
  • 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
  • Ear Training For Lessons 51-55
  • Ear Training For Lessons 56-59
  • Ear Training For Lessons 6-9
  • 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
  • Glossary & Index Of Terms & Symbols
  • Glossary & Index Of Terms & Symbols
  • Lesson 1: The Staff, Notes And Pitches
  • Lesson 10: 2/4 Time Signature
  • Lesson 11: 3/4 Time Signature
  • Lesson 12: Dotted Half Note
  • Lesson 13: Ties And Slurs
  • Lesson 14: Repeat Sign, 1st And 2nd Endings
  • Lesson 15: Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 16: Eighth Rests
  • Lesson 17: Dotted Quarter Note
  • Lesson 18: Dynamic Signs
  • Lesson 19: Tempo Marks
  • Lesson 2: Treble Clef And Staff
  • Lesson 20: Articulation
  • Lesson 21: D.c., D.s., Coda And Fine
  • Lesson 22: Flats
  • Lesson 23: Sharps
  • Lesson 24: Naturals
  • Lesson 25: Whole Steps, Half Steps And Enharmonic Notes
  • 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 3: Bass Clef And Staff
  • 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 4: The Grand Staff And Ledger Lines (The Middle 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 5: Ledger Lines (Low And High Notes)
  • Lesson 50: The V-7 (Dominant 7th) Chord
  • 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 6: Note Values
  • 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 7: Measure, Bar Line And Double Bar
  • 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
  • Lesson 8: 4/4 Time Signature And Note Values
  • Lesson 9: Whole, Half And Quarter Rests
  • Review Of Lessons 1-5
  • Review Of Lessons 10-13
  • Review Of Lessons 14-17
  • Review Of Lessons 18-21
  • Review Of Lessons 22-25
  • 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
  • Review Of Lessons 51-55
  • Review Of Lessons 56-59
  • Review Of Lessons 6-9
  • Review Of Lessons 60-63
  • Review Of Lessons 64-67
  • Review Of Lessons 68-71
  • Review Of Lessons 72-75
  • Unit 1
  • Unit 10
  • Unit 11
  • Unit 12
  • Unit 13
  • Unit 14
  • Unit 15
  • Unit 16
  • Unit 17
  • Unit 18
  • Unit 2
  • Unit 3
  • Unit 4
  • Unit 5
  • Unit 6
  • Unit 7
  • Unit 8
  • Unit 9

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Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Catalogue Number: 00-17234
Northwest Product Number: 117-0500-00-005

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