Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory, Complete by Andrew Surmani

By Andrew Surmani

Alfred's necessities of tune thought is designed for college students of any age, no matter if listeners or performers, who are looking to have a greater realizing of the language of song. during this all-in-one concept path, you'll examine the necessities of tune via concise classes, perform your tune interpreting and writing abilities within the routines, increase your listening talents with the ear-training CDs (available individually or as a ebook & CD combo), and try your wisdom with a evaluation that completes each one unit.

The pupil entire booklet contains Books 1-3 in a spiral-bound structure.

Book 1 (Lessons 1-25): employees, Notes and Pitches
* Treble & Bass Clefs
* Grand employees & Ledger strains
* be aware Values
* degree, Bar Line and Double Bar
* 2/4, 3/4 & 4/4 Time Signatures
* complete, part & sector Notes/Rests
* Dotted part & zone Notes
* Ties & Slurs
* Repeat signal, 1st & 2d Endings
* 8th Notes & Rests
* Dynamic indicators, pace Marks & Articulation
* D.C., D.S., Coda & advantageous
* apartments, Sharps & Naturals
* entire & part Step, Enharmonic Notes.

Book 2 (Lessons 25-50): Tetrachords & significant Scales
* Key Signatures
* Chromatic Scale
* periods, Circle of Fifths
* ideal, significant & Minor durations
* Augmented & reduced durations
* Solfège & Transposition
* 16th Notes & Rests
* Dotted 8th Notes & 8th word Triplets
* universal Time & minimize Time
* 3/8 & 6/8 Time Signatures
* Pick-up Notes & Syncopation
* basic & significant Triads
* Scale measure Names
* Dominant seventh Chord.

Book three (Lessons 51-75): 1st & second Inversions of Triads
* Inversions of V7 Chords
* Figured Bass
* significant Chord Progressions
* Minor Scales, Minor Triads
* Augmented & decreased Triads
* fundamental Triads in Minor Keys
* Minor Chord Progressions
* Modes
* Harmonizing a Melody in significant and Minor Keys
* damaged Chords & Arpeggiated Accompaniments
* Passing and Neighboring Tones
* Composing a Melody in significant and Minor Keys
* 12-Bar Blues Chord development & Blues Scale
* uncomplicated kinds of track.

The whole line of Alfred's necessities of tune thought contains scholar Books, a Teacher's resolution Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo video games, Flash playing cards, Reproducible Teacher's task Kits, and interactive software program for college kids and lecturers in deepest learn, studio and community environments.

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