Music Theory 101 (Book)
99393
Hundreds of musical components related to melody, harmony, and rhythm are blended together to make music. The study of these elements is called music theory. This book explains basic music theory as it relates to the needs of the average musician. It covers basic music reading with note names and time values, accidentals, ties, and other symbols and terms, as well as the theory behind the most common scales and chords. Quizzes throughout the book reinforce key concepts.
Product Number:
99393
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
80
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
5.5 x 8
ISBN:
0-7866-5949-1
UPC:
796279074506
ISBN13:
978-07866-5949-4
Series:
None
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
4/10/2003
Hundreds of musical components related to melody, harmony, and rhythm are blended together to make music. The study of these elements is called music theory. This book explains basic music theory as it relates to the needs of the average musician. It covers basic music reading with note names and time values, accidentals, ties, and other symbols and terms, as well as the theory behind the most common scales and chords. Quizzes throughout the book reinforce key concepts.
Introduction

Part One: Basics
The Music Staff
Quiz
Time Signatures
Quiz
Writing Clef Signs & Time Signatures
Basic Time Values
Basic Rests
Quiz
Timing
Rests: Writing Practice
Ledger Lines
Quiz
The Western Music System
Enharmonics
Basic Intervals
Accidentals
The Tie
Dotted Notes
Quiz
Repeat Signs
More "Traffic Signs"
Miscellaneous Terms and Signs
Quiz

Part Two: Scales and Chords Scales
Major (Ionian) Scale Theory
Major Scales
Major Keys/Key Signatures
Diatonic Notes
Major Pentatonic Scale Theory
Major Pentatonic Scales .
Minor Scales
Natural Minor Scale Theory
Natural Minor Scales/Keys
Minor Pentatonic Scale Theory
The Blues Scale
Quiz
Modes of the Major Scale
Chords
Triads
Major Triad Theory
Major Triads
Minor Triad Theory
Augmented Triad Theory
Diminished Triad Theory
Minor Triads
Augmented Triads
Diminished Triads
Quiz
Dominant Seventh Chord Theory
Additional Chord Formulas
Dominant Seventh Chords
Diatonic Chords
Chord Progression
Basic Chords in Major Keys
Common Chord Progressions
The Cycle of Keys
Chord/Scale Relationships
Dominant Blues Progressions
Quiz
Writing and Improvising Solos
For Further Reference
Quiz Answers
Larry McCabe
 
Series: None
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