The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory

eBook - 2005 | 2nd ed.
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Publisher: [Indianapolis, IN] : Alpha, c2005.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781429513883
Characteristics: xi, 314 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Tones: Pitches and clefs ; Intervals ; Scales ; Major and minor keys
pt. 2. Rhythms: Note values and basic notation ; Time signatures ; Tempo, dynamics, and navigation
pt. 3. Tunes: Melodies ; Chords ; Chord progressions ; Phrases and form
pt. 4. Accompanying: Transcribing what you hear ; Accompanying melodies ; Transposing to other keys
pt. 5. Embellishing: Harmony and counterpoint ; Chord substitutions and turnarounds ; Special notation
pt. 6. Arranging: Composing and arranging for voices and instruments ; Lead sheets and scores ; Performing your music
Appendixes: The complete idiot's music glossary ; The complete idiot's chord reference ; Answers to chapter exercises ; The complete idiot's guide to music theory, second edition, ear training course CD.


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Oct 03, 2014

When I tried to play the CD that came with this book, it would not play. I turned it over and found it was broken in half (on the back) and someone actually tried to glue it back together. I will leave a note with the book.


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