Music Theory Basics (Book/CD Set)
This book explains the essential musical fundamentals. Music Theory Basics focuses on the basics and avoids complicated exceptions. This book is also well suited for those who have always felt that learning music theory was too abstract. Numerous audio examples on the accompanying CD let you hear how the theoretical knowledge can be applied. Therefore, this is not just a theory book, but a practical book as well.
Product Number:
3802409714
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Standard Notation
Pages:
64
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.25 x 11.75
ISBN:
380240971X
ISBN13:
978-38024-0971-4
Series:
Basics - Voggenreiter
Publisher:
Voggenreiter Verlag GmbH
Date Published:
4/29/2013
This book explains the essential musical fundamentals. Music Theory Basics focuses on the basics and avoids complicated exceptions. This book is also well suited for those who have always felt that learning music theory was too abstract. Numerous audio examples on the accompanying CD let you hear how the theoretical knowledge can be applied. Therefore, this is not just a theory book, but a practical book as well.
Music Theory Basics

Herb Kraus

Music Theory Basics

Voggenreiter Verlag

 

Contents

 

Preface   3

1. The notes   6

2. The note names   7

3. The pitch classes   9

4. Notation    9

5. The note values   10

6. The measure    10

7. How to count the note values     11

8. Triplets    12

9. Counting triplet values    12

10. Binary and ternary eighth note phrasing   14

11. More time signatures   15

12. Tempo indication   16

13. Rests   17

14. Counting note and rest values   17

15. Extending Notes Or Rests   18

16. Octave notation   20

17. The pickup measure   21

18. The repeat signs   21

19. The tone steps   24

20. The accidentals   25

21. The tone names h and b     26

22. The tones in one octave   26

23. Chromatic sequence of notes   27

24. Circle of fifths   27

25. Summary of the major scales   31

26. The intervals (distance between tones)   32

27. The chords   34

28. Primary and secondary degrees of the chords   35

29. Inversions   37

30. The Cadences    38

31. The classical cadence    38

32. The final cadences   39

33. The I-VI-IV-V turnaround   41

34. The I-VI-II-V turnaround    41

35. The II-V-I cadence   42

36. Minor cadences    42

37. The classical minor cadence   44

38. The spanish cadence   44

39. Dynamic markings   45

CD tracklist   64

 
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