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

By Andrew Surmani

Alfred's necessities of track conception is designed for college kids of any age, even if listeners or performers, who are looking to have a greater figuring out of the language of tune. during this all-in-one idea path, you are going to examine the necessities of track via concise classes, perform your track interpreting and writing abilities within the routines, enhance your listening abilities with the ear-training CDs (available individually or as a e-book & CD combo), and attempt your wisdom with a evaluate that completes each one unit.

The scholar entire booklet comprises Books 1-3 in a spiral-bound structure.

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

Book 2 (Lessons 25-50): Tetrachords & significant Scales
* Key Signatures
* Chromatic Scale
* periods, Circle of Fifths
* excellent, significant & Minor periods
* Augmented & lowered durations
* Solfège & Transposition
* 16th Notes & Rests
* Dotted 8th Notes & 8th notice 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 & reduced Triads
* basic 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 types of tune.

The whole line of Alfred's necessities of track idea contains pupil Books, a Teacher's solution 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 inner most learn, studio and community environments.

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