Alfred Essentials of Music Theory: Complete (Book/CD)

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A complete music theory course.

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 (included), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit.

The Student Complete Book includes Books 1-3 in a spiral-bound format.

Features

Book 1 (Lessons 1-25):

  • Staff, Notes and Pitches
  • Treble & Bass Clefs
  • Grad Staff & Ledger Lines
  • Note Values
  • Measure, Bar Line and Double Bar
  • 2/4, 3/4 & 4/4 Time Signatures
  • Whole, Half & Quarter Notes/Rests
  • Dotted Half & Quarter Notes
  • Ties & Slurs
  • Repeat Sign, 1st & 2nd Endings
  • Eighth Notes & Rests
  • Dynamic Signs, Tempo Marks & Articulation
  • D.C., D.S., Coda & Fine
  • Flats, Sharps & Naturals

Book 2 (Lessons 25-50):

  • Tetrachords & Major Scales
  • Key Signatures
  • Chromatic Scale
  • Intervals, Circle of Fifths
  • Perfect, Major & Minor Intervals
  • Augmented & Diminished Intervals
  • Solfège & Transposition
  • Sixteenth Notes & Rests
  • Dotted Eighth Notes & Eighth Note Triplets
  • Common Time & Cut Time
  • 3/8 & 6/8 Time Signatures
  • Pick-up Notes & Syncopation
  • Primary & Major Triads
  • Scale Degree Names
  • Dominant 7th Chord

Book 3 (Lessons 51-75):

  • 1st & 2nd Inversions of Triads
  • Inversions of V7 Chords
  • Figured Bass
  • Major Chord Progressions
  • Minor Scales, Minor Triads
  • Augmented & Diminished Triads
  • Primary Triads in Minor Keys
  • Minor Chord Progressions
  • Modes
  • Harmonizing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys
  • Broken Chords & Arpeggiated Accompaniments
  • Passing and Neighboring Tones
  • Composing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys
  • 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression & Blues Scale

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Essentials of Music Theory: Complete (Book/CD) Specifications:

  • Item: 00-16486
  • UPC: 038081168715
  • ISBN 10: 0882849514
  • ISBN 13: 9780882849515
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