Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory, Complete by Andrew Surmani

By Andrew Surmani

Alfred's necessities of tune idea is designed for college kids of any age, even if listeners or performers, who are looking to have a greater realizing of the language of track. during this all-in-one idea direction, you are going to research the necessities of song via concise classes, perform your song interpreting and writing talents within the workouts, increase your listening talents with the ear-training CDs (available individually or as a booklet & CD combo), and try out your wisdom with a evaluation that completes every one unit.

The scholar whole booklet contains Books 1-3 in a spiral-bound layout.

Book 1 (Lessons 1-25): employees, Notes and Pitches
* Treble & Bass Clefs
* Grand employees & Ledger traces
* notice Values
* degree, Bar Line and Double Bar
* 2/4, 3/4 & 4/4 Time Signatures
* complete, part & region Notes/Rests
* Dotted part & zone Notes
* Ties & Slurs
* Repeat signal, 1st & second Endings
* 8th Notes & Rests
* Dynamic indicators, pace Marks & Articulation
* D.C., D.S., Coda & high-quality
* residences, Sharps & Naturals
* entire & part Step, Enharmonic Notes.

Book 2 (Lessons 25-50): Tetrachords & significant Scales
* Key Signatures
* Chromatic Scale
* durations, Circle of Fifths
* ideal, significant & Minor durations
* Augmented & decreased durations
* Solfège & Transposition
* 16th Notes & Rests
* Dotted 8th Notes & 8th word Triplets
* universal Time & minimize Time
* 3/8 & 6/8 Time Signatures
* Pick-up Notes & Syncopation
* fundamental & significant Triads
* Scale measure Names
* Dominant seventh Chord.

Book three (Lessons 51-75): 1st & second Inversions of Triads
* Inversions of V7 Chords
* Figured Bass
* significant Chord Progressions
* Minor Scales, Minor Triads
* Augmented & reduced Triads
* basic Triads in Minor Keys
* Minor Chord Progressions
* Modes
* Harmonizing a Melody in significant and Minor Keys
* damaged Chords & Arpeggiated Accompaniments
* Passing and Neighboring Tones
* Composing a Melody in significant and Minor Keys
* 12-Bar Blues Chord development & Blues Scale
* uncomplicated types of song.

The entire line of Alfred's necessities of track thought contains pupil Books, a Teacher's resolution Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo video games, Flash playing cards, Reproducible Teacher's job Kits, and interactive software program for college kids and lecturers in deepest learn, studio and community environments.

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