Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory

A Complete Self-study Course for All Musicians

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Author: Andrew Surmani,Karen Farnum Surmani,Morton Manus

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739036358

Category: Music

Page: 151

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This practical, easy-to-use self-study course is perfect for pianists, guitarists, instrumentalists, vocalists, songwriters, arrangers and composers, and includes ear training CDs to help develop your musical ear. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through 75 concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the enclosed ear training CDs, and test your knowledge with a review that completes each of the 18 units. Answers are included in the back of the book for all exercises, ear training and review.

Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory

Lessons, Ear Training, Workbook

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Author: Andrew Surmani,Karen Farnum Surmani,Morton Manus

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780882849515

Category: Music

Page: 120

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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (included), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. The Student Complete Book includes Books 1-3 in a spiral-bound format. Book 1 (Lessons 1-25): Staff, Notes and Pitches * Treble & Bass Clefs * Grand Staff & Ledger Lines * Note Values * Measure, Bar Line and Double Bar * 2/4, 3/4 & 4/4 Time Signatures * Whole, Half & Quarter Notes/Rests * Dotted Half & Quarter Notes * Ties & Slurs * Repeat Sign, 1st & 2nd Endings * Eighth Notes & Rests * Dynamic Signs, Tempo Marks & Articulation * D.C., D.S., Coda & Fine * Flats, Sharps & Naturals * Whole & Half Step, Enharmonic Notes. Book 2 (Lessons 25-50): Tetrachords & Major Scales * Key Signatures * Chromatic Scale * Intervals, Circle of Fifths * Perfect, Major & Minor Intervals * Augmented & Diminished Intervals * Solf�ge & Transposition * Sixteenth Notes & Rests * Dotted Eighth Notes & Eighth Note Triplets * Common Time & Cut Time * 3/8 & 6/8 Time Signatures * Pick-up Notes & Syncopation * Primary & Major Triads * Scale Degree Names * Dominant 7th Chord. Book 3 (Lessons 51-75): 1st & 2nd Inversions of Triads * Inversions of V7 Chords * Figured Bass * Major Chord Progressions * Minor Scales, Minor Triads * Augmented & Diminished Triads * Primary Triads in Minor Keys * Minor Chord Progressions * Modes * Harmonizing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys * Broken Chords & Arpeggiated Accompaniments * Passing and Neighboring Tones * Composing a Melody in Major and Minor Keys * 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression & Blues Scale * Basic Forms of Music. The complete line of Alf

Essentials of Music Theory

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Author: Andrew Surmani,Morton Manus,Karen Farnum Surmani

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780882848952

Category: Music

Page: 40

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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (sold separately), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. Computer software is also available with randomized drilling of the material and scorekeeping. Book 2 (Lessons 25-50): Tetrachords & Major Scales * Key Signatures * Chromatic Scale * Intervals, Circle of Fifths * Perfect, Major & Minor Intervals * Augmented & Diminished Intervals * Solf?ge & Transposition * Sixteenth Notes & Rests * Dotted Eighth Notes & Eighth Note Triplets * Common Time & Cut Time * 3/8 & 6/8 Time Signatures * Pick-up Notes & Syncopation * Primary & Major Triads * Scale Degree Names * Dominant 7th Chord. The complete line of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher's Answer Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, and interactive software for students and teachers in private study, studio and network environments.

Essentials of Music Theory, Bk 3: Teacher's Activity Kit

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Author: Andrew Surmani,Karen Farnum Surmani,Morton Manus

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739044308

Category: Music

Page: 96

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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (sold separately), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. The Teacher's Activity Kit for Volume 3 includes five reproducible activities for each of the six units in Volume 3 of the Student Books. The wide variety of activities includes Music Crossword Puzzles, Note Naming, Matching Games, Musical Math, Word Scrambles, and others for a total of 30 Activities in all. There is also one Test per Unit that covers all the theory concepts introduced in that Unit. Each reproducible page includes scoring boxes to help the instructor grade the page. The complete line of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher's Answer Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, and interactive software for students and teachers in private study, studio and network environments.

Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory

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Author: Andrew Surmani,Morton Manus,Karen Farnum Surmani

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780882848945

Category: Music

Page: 40

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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (sold separately), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. Computer software is also available with randomized drilling of the material and scorekeeping. Book 1 (Lessons 1-25): Staff, Notes and Pitches * Treble & Bass Clefs * Grand Staff & Ledger Lines * Note Values * Measure, Bar Line and Double Bar * 2/4, 3/4 & 4/4 Time Signatures * Whole, Half & Quarter Notes/Rests * Dotted Half & Quarter Notes * Ties & Slurs * Repeat Sign, 1st & 2nd Endings * Eighth Notes & Rests * Dynamic Signs, Tempo Marks & Articulation * D.C., D.S., Coda & Fine * Flats, Sharps & Naturals * Whole & Half Step, Enharmonic Notes. The complete line of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher's Answer Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, and interactive software for students and teachers in private study, studio and network environments.

Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory

Lessons, Ear Training

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Author: Shelly Berg

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739042632

Category: Music

Page: 120

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Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory is designed for jazz enthusiasts and musicians who want to learn jazz concepts and terminology. To get the most out of this course, it is recommended that you have a good understanding of basic theory, such as the lessons in Books 1-3 of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory. The book contains lessons with both written and music reading exercises and ear-training and listening are addressed through the included CDs. Each unit is complete with a review section. Playing and/or singing along with each example is encouraged throughout the book. The Teacher's Answer Key includes answers to each lesson in the student book, as well as the 3 listening and ear-training CDs. Master jazz with ease using this complete course!

Berklee Music Theory

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Author: Paul Schmeling

Publisher: Berklee Press

ISBN: 1480355380

Category: Music

Page: 80

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(Berklee Methods). The second in a two-volume series based on over 40 years of music theory instruction at Berklee College of Music. This volume focuses on harmony, including triads, seventh chords, inversions, and voice leading for jazz, blues and popular music styles. You'll develop the tools needed to write melodies and create effective harmonic accompaniments from a lead sheet. This edition includes an answer key for all exercises and lessons to check your progress.

Practical Theory, Complete

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Author: Sandy Feldstein

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 9781457416866

Category: Music

Page: 96

View: 1980

A combination text and workbook in three volumes. All areas of music theory are covered in a concise and practical manner and each level contains 28 lessons.

Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory

A Complete Self-Study Course for All Musicians

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Author: Shelly Berg

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739043851

Category: Music

Page: 148

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Alfred's Essentials of Jazz Theory is designed for jazz enthusiasts and musicians who want to learn jazz concepts and terminology. To get the most out of this course, it is recommended that you have a good understanding of basic theory, such as the lessons in Books 1-3 of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory. The book contains lessons with both written and music reading exercises and ear-training and listening are addressed through the included CDs. Each unit is complete with a review section. Playing and/or singing along with each example is encouraged throughout the book. The Self-Study Course includes lessons, a complete answer key to check your work, and three listening and ear-training CDs.

Essentials of Music Theory

Teacher's Answer Key with Ear Training

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Author: Andrew Surmani,Karen Farnum Surmani,Morton Manus

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780882849508

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (included with this item), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. The Teacher's Answer Key is a spiral-bound book that includes answers for the Lesson and Review pages as well as music for the Ear-Training pages in Volumes 1-3 of the Student Books. The complete line of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher's Answer Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, and interactive software for students and teachers in private study, studio and network environments.

Alfred's Self-teaching Adult Piano Course

The New, Easy and Fun Way to Teach Yourself to Play

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Author: Willard A. Palmer,Morton Manus

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739052051

Category: Music

Page: 192

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Continuing the incredible popularity of Alfreds Basic Adult Piano Course, this new book adapts the same friendly and informative style for adults who wish to teach themselves. With the Study-Guide pages that have been added to introduce the music, its almost like having a piano teacher beside you as you learn the skills needed to perform popular and familiar music. Five bonus pieces have been added: At Last * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas * Laura * Over the Rainbow * Singin' in the Rain. Also included is a CD containing the piano part and an engaging arrangement for each of the 60 musical examples. 192 pages.

Music Theory Workbook for All Musicians

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Author: Chris Bowman

Publisher: Hal Leonard

ISBN: 1480348392

Category: Music

Page: 128

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(Music Instruction). A self-study course with illustrations & examples for you to write & check your answers. Topics include: major and minor scales; modes and other scales; harmony; intervals; chord structure; chord progressions and substitutions; and more. This workbook contains essential "backbone" concepts for working musicians. These are the things you must know. It may take a year to work through and thoroughly understand and memorize all that is in this book and a lifetime to perfect it. But that's okay: You'll always have this valuable resource as a handy reference now.

Essentials of Music Theory: Complete Teacher's Activity Kit

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Author: Karen Farnum Surmani,Andrew Surmani,Morton Manus

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739044339

Category: Music

Page: 144

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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (sold separately), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. The Teacher's Activity Kit Complete for Volumes 1-3 includes five reproducible activities and one test for each of the 18 units in Volumes 1-3 of the Student Books. The wide variety of activities includes Music Crossword Puzzles, Note Naming, Matching Games, Musical Math, Word Scrambles, and others for a total of 90 Activities and 18 Tests in all. There is also one Test per Unit that covers all the theory concepts introduced in that Unit. Each reproducible page includes scoring boxes to help the instructor grade the page. The complete line of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher's Answer Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, and interactive software for students and teachers in private study, studio and network environments.

Beginning Theory for Adults

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Author: Nathaniel Gunod

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9781929395620

Category: Music

Page: 96

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A step-by-step, easy-to-understand method for students of piano and guitar. Includes many exercises for checking your knowledge, and includes an ear-training CD and an answer key.

Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory 2.0

Student Version: Lessons, Ear Training, Assessment

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Author: Andrew Surmani,Karen Farnum Surmani,Morton Manus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780739000434

Category: Music

Page: N.A

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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Software Volume 1 covers all of the material in Student Book, Volume 1 (item 00-17231) and includes narration of new concepts, animation, exercises, games and ear-training with recordings of a variety of acoustic instruments to motivate students while strengthening musical skills. The program includes randomized exercises, ear-training and graded reviews for each unit. A complete glossary of terms and symbols with definitions, pronunciations and visual/aural examples is also included. The student version of the software allows optional study of Alto and Tenor clefs and printing of individual scores. It is MIDI compatible on selected screens and allows for the unlimited creation of student records. This version is intended for one user at a time and is ideal for private study or when tracking progress for other users is not necessary. Appropriate for ages 8 to Adult. PC/Mac compatible. Volume 1 (Lessons 1-25): Treble & Bass Clefs Optional Alto & Tenor Clefs 4/4, 3/4 & 2/4 Time Signatures Flats, Sharps & Naturals Whole & Half Steps Dynamic Signs, Temp Markings & Articulation Up to Eighth Notes & Rests ?and much more! The complete line of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher's Answer Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, and interactive software for students and teachers in private study, studio and network environments.

Understanding Music Theory

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Author: Poldi Zeitlin,David Goldberger

Publisher: Omnibus Press

ISBN: 9780711986718

Category: Music

Page: 94

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This volume offers a foundation course for use by students and teachers. You start at the beginning and advance to the point where you can harmonize and play satisfactory piano accompaniments to familiar tunes. Each paper is accompanied by a self-test work sheet and answers are given at the end of the book.

Justinguitar.com Beginner's Songbook

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Author: Justin Sandercoe

Publisher: Wise Publications

ISBN: 0857129805

Category: Music

Page: 224

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The Justinguitar.com Beginner's Songbook is the perfect complement to Justin Sandercoe’s revolutionary Beginner’s Course, which has been used by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Now you can learn to play 100 classic songs as your playing develops through the course. The book includes: · Complete lyrics and chords to 100 songs by artists such as The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, Simon & Garfunkel, Jeff Buckley, Crowded House, Mumford & Sons, Kings of Leon, Nirvana and many more. · 10 songs for each stage of the Beginner’s Course, building up from easy three-chord songs through to more advanced tunes. · Tuition notes for each song by Justin advising you on strumming patterns and chord changes, with diagrams to illustrate all the chord shapes you need. Completely revised and updated, this really is the ultimate beginner’s songbook!

Essentials of Music Theory, Book 1 Alto Clef, Viola Edition

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Author: Karen Farnum Surmani,Andrew Surmani,Morton Manus

Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing

ISBN: 9780739002629

Category: Music

Page: 44

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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (sold separately), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. Computer software is also available with randomized drilling of the material and scorekeeping. This Alto Clef edition includes primarily alto clef examples, but also presents treble and bass clef examples. Book 1 (Lessons 1-25): Staff, Notes and Pitches * Treble & Bass Clefs * Grad Staff & Ledger Lines * Note Values * Measure, Bar Line and Double Bar * 2/4, 3/4 & 4/4 Time Signatures * Whole, Half & Quarter Notes/Rests * Dotted Half & Quarter Notes * Ties & Slurs * Repeat Sign, 1st & 2nd Endings * Eighth Notes & Rests * Dynamic Signs, Tempo Marks & Articulation * D.C., D.S., Coda & Fine * Flats, Sharps & Naturals * Whole & Half Step, Enharmonic Notes. The complete line of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher's Answer Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, and interactive software for students and teachers in private study, studio and network environments.

Sapiens

A Brief History of Humankind

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Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062316109

Category: Science

Page: 464

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New York Times Bestseller A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.” One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one—homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical or a biological approach, but Dr. Yuval Noah Harari breaks the mold with this highly original book that begins about 70,000 years ago with the appearance of modern cognition. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas. Dr. Harari also compels us to look ahead, because over the last few decades humans have begun to bend laws of natural selection that have governed life for the past four billion years. We are acquiring the ability to design not only the world around us, but also ourselves. Where is this leading us, and what do we want to become? Featuring 27 photographs, 6 maps, and 25 illustrations/diagrams, this provocative and insightful work is sure to spark debate and is essential reading for aficionados of Jared Diamond, James Gleick, Matt Ridley, Robert Wright, and Sharon Moalem.