Music Theory: The Essential Guide (All Instruments)

Books | All Instruments

Catalogue No: 0571536328
Format: Books | Theory

Music Theory: The Essential Guide offers musicians of all ages and levels a practical and relevant guide to music theory today. Written and structured to make content as easily digestible as possible, this indispensable guide:

  • Introduces key musical concepts such as pitch, tempo, rhythm, harmony, scales, instruments, musical forms and structure.
  • Outlines the conventions governing music notation, demonstrating their relevance to the musical language of the twenty-first century.
  • Provides interesting facts and real music examples to contextualise music theory.
  • Offers practical tips on how to identify intervals, make up melodies and rhythms, set words to music and much more.
  • Supports all aspects of the ABRSM Theory examinations (grades 1 to 5).
  • Includes an introduction and ‘theory in practice’ notes by renowned educationalist Paul Harris.
  • Contains quick-reference tools including an appendix, list of further repertoire examples, table of instruments, periods of music history, table of scales and modes and summary keys and time signatures.

Music Theory: The Essential Guide is a joint publication, published by Faber Music and Edition Peters.

ISBN: 9780571536320
Published on: 30 September 2014
Language: English
Publisher: Faber Music
 
     

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