Get Started in Music Theory: Teach Yourself

Get Started in Music Theory: Teach Yourself

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Is this the right book for me? Get Started in Music Theory offers a practical approach which uses active learning to impart knowledge. Suitable for complete beginners and assuming no previous experience, each chapter includes diagrams, examples, clear explanations, helpful hints and self-tests before moving on, which help create a sense of achievement as you make your way through the book. With results that will get you enjoying your music even more, this is an invaluable guide to understanding music theory. Get Started in Music Theory includes: Chapter 1: Introducing rhythm Chapter 2: Pitch Chapter 3: Melody Chapter 4: More about pitch Chapter 5: More about rhythm Chapter 6: Sharps and flats Chapter 7: Intervals Chapter 8: More about intervals Chapter 9: Major scales and key signatures Chapter 10: Minor scales and key signatures Chapter 11: Compound time signatures Chapter 12: Introducing chords Chapter 13: Harmony Chapter 14: Adding accompaniment to a melody Chapter 15: Musical form Chapter 16: Tone colour and interpretation Chapter 17: Ornaments and non-harmonic notes Chapter 18: Music theory in the 20th century Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.If you have use of a piano or electronic keyboard, it would be helpful for you to actually play a series of keys, first moving up, then down. The pitches you play are not important, but you will gain more practice listening for the difference betweenanbsp;...

Title:Get Started in Music Theory: Teach Yourself
Author:Margaret Richer
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2014-09-26


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