The AB Guide To Music Theory Part II

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Publisher: ABRSM Publishing
Format: Books | Theory

The AB Guide To Music Theory is intended to help people learning music to understand how music is written down, what the various signs and symbols denote, and what is meant by the common technical words used by musicians. Arising out of this, it provides an introduction to the basic elements in harmony and musical structure.
In the main, this book deals with the subjects of the Associated Board's theory syllabus for Grades 6-8. However, for the sake of continuity, the information has not been broken up to correspond with individual grades.

ISBN: 9781854724472
No of pages: 272
Language: English
Catalogue No: D4479
 
     
       

        The AB Guide To Music Theory Part II reviews verified by reevooReevoo

        Quality of content
        8.8
        Value for money
        8.5
        Overall rating
        8.9
        Scores 8.9 out of 10 based on 13 reviews
        9 out of 10

        Ginny

        Arrecife, Lanzarote GB I study classical guitar
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        It is clear and easy to understand
        Reviewer left no comment
        Confirmed purchase: 05 November 2015
        Published on: 09 April 2016
        9 out of 10

        Linda

        GB
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        Very comprehensive guide
        None
        Confirmed purchase: 19 January 2016
        Published on: 08 February 2016
        8 out of 10

        Lesley

        GB mother of pianist
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        Fills in the gaps left by other books
        Seems very expensive, but text books always are
        Confirmed purchase: 07 January 2016
        Published on: 26 January 2016

        Musicroom Reviews

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        5
        Very detailed, but it is advisable to buy the first book in the series, as this book is a continued version of the first. Good for exams!
        Anonymous - (Belfast, United Kingdom)
        4
        A comprehensive guide to everything required for grades 6-8 theory. Also useful for AS and A level music, and can even be referred to for university level questions. Perhaps a little wordy, but thorough nonetheless.
        Anonymous - (Kettering, United Kingdom)
        5
        Very helpful and comprehensive guide to music theory
        Anonymous - ()
        5
        Very useful addition to my Part1 - it is essential for me to complete my theory homework successfully.
        Anonymous - (Solihull, United Kingdom)
        5
        Amazing, the book for the musician who likes to know the theory of everything
        Anonymous - (Amlwch, United Kingdom)
        4
        The second of two volumes on music theory, both are clearly and concisely written. This guide is effectively a continuation of Part I, so it starts at about grade 6 level. The second volume goes more into the specifics of different instruments, of orchestration, and so on. I would give the combined pair of books 5 stars, this second volume gets 4 as it would be quite difficult to follow without first reading Part I.
        Anonymous - (Glasgow, United Kingdom)
        5
        Having lost my copy I just had to replace it. This book is indispensable for those needing theory of music clearly explained and for those wishing to explore harmony and compositional techniques.
        Anonymous - (Stourbridge, United Kingdom)
        5
        Very well written guide which I will continue to reference.
        Anonymous - (St. Albans, United Kingdom)
        5
        Entrancing and full of very pertinent information
        Anonymous - (Amlwch, United Kingdom)