$39.95
Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory: A Complete Self-Study Course for All Musicians
By Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, and Morton Manus
Item: 00-23194
UPC: 038081232973
ISBN 10: 0739036351
ISBN 13: 9780739036358
PRICE: $39.95
Series: Essentials of Music Theory
Category: Textbook - General
Format: Book & 2 CDs
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.
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Lesson 27: The Sharp Scales---G and D Major
Lesson 28: The Flat Scales---F and B-flat Major
Lesson 29: Key Signatures---The Sharp Keys
Lesson 67: Composing a Melody in a Major Key
Ear Training for Lessons 64-67
Review of Lessons 64-67
Unit 17
Lesson 6: Note Values
Lesson 7: Measure, Bar Line and Double Bar
Lesson 8: 4/4 Time Signature and Note Values
Lesson 9: Whole, Half and Quarter Rests
Lesson 32: Chromatic Scale
Ear Training for Lessons 68-71
Lesson 12: Dotted Half Note
Lesson 19: Tempo Marks
Lesson 20: Articulation
Lesson 21: D.C., D.S., Coda and Fine
Ear Training for Lessons 18-21
Lesson 59: Augmented and Diminished Triads
Ear Training for Lessons 56-59
Review of Lessons 56-59
Unit 15
Lesson 26: Tetrachords and Major Scales
Lesson 66: Passing and Neighboring Tones
Unit 2
Review of Lessons 18-21
Lesson 60: The Primary Triads in Minor Keys
Lesson 30: Key Signatures---The Flat Keys
Lesson 68: Harmonizing a Melody in a Minor Key
Ear Training for Lessons 6-9
Review of Lessons 6-9
Unit 3
Lesson 10: 2/4 Time Signature
Lesson 11: 3/4 Time Signature
Ear Training for Lessons 26-30
Review of Lessons 26-30
Unit 8
Lesson 32: The Remaining Major Scales with Key Signatures
Lesson 69: Composing a Melody in a Minor Key
Lesson 70: 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression
Lesson 71: The Blues Scale
Lesson 25: Whole Steps, Half Steps and Enharmonic Notes
Review of Lessons 60-63
Lesson 2: Treble Clef and Staff
Unit 1
Lesson 1: The Staff, Notes and Pitches
Lesson 2: Treble Clef and Staff
Lesson 40: Sixteenth Rests
Lesson 41: Dotted Eighth Notes
Lesson 42: Common Time and Cut Time (Alla Breve)
Ear Training for Lessons 39-42
Lesson 20: Articulation
Lesson 21: D.D., D.S., Coda and Fine
Ear Training for Lessons 18-21
Unit 2
Lesson 6: Note Values
Lesson 7: Measure, Bar Line and Double Bar
Lesson 8: 4/4 Time Signature and Note Values
Ear Training for Lessons 43-46
Review of Lessons 43-46
Unit 12
Lesson 47: Triads
Ear Training for Lessons 22-25
Review of Lessons 22-25
Appendix
Glossary & Index of Terms & Symbols
Lesson 9: Whole, Half and Quarter Rests
Lesson 48: Primary and Major Triads
Lesson 49: Scale Degree Names
Lesson 50: The V-7 (Dominant 7th) Chord
Ear Training for Lessons 47-50
Ear Training for Lessons 6-9
Review of Lessons 6-9
Unit 3
Lesson 52: Triads---2nd Inversion
Lesson 53: V-7 Chords---1st, 2nd and 3rd Inversions
Lesson 54: Figured Bass
Lesson 55: Major Chord Progressions
Review of Lessons 10-13
Unit 4
Lesson 14: Repeat Sign, 1st and 2nd Endings
Lesson 15: Eighth Notes
Unit 16
Lesson 64: Harmonizing a Melody in a Major Key
Ear Training for Lessons 22-25
Review of Lessons 22-25
Appendix
Glossary & Index of Terms & Symbols
Unit 7
Lesson 65: Broken Chords and Arpeggiated Accompaniments
Lesson 3: Bass Clef and Staff
Lesson 4: The Grand Staff and Ledger Lines (the middle notes)
Lesson 5: Ledger Lines (low and high notes)
Ear Training for Lessons 1-5
Review of Lessons 1-5
Review of Lessons 39-42
Review of Lessons 18-21
Lesson 3: Bass Clef and Staff
Lesson 4: The Grand Staff and Ledger Lines (the middle notes)
Lesson 5: Ledger Lines (low and high notes)
Ear Training for Lessons 1-5
Unit 11
Lesson 43: 3/8 and 6/8 Time Signatures
Lesson 44: 3/8 and 6/8 Time Signatures at Fast Tempos
Lesson 45: Eighth Note Triplets
Unit 6
Lesson 22: Flats
Lesson 23: Sharps
Lesson 24: Naturals
Unit 6
Lesson 22: Flats
Lesson 61: Minor Chord Progressions
Lesson 62: Modes Related to the Major Scale: Ionian, Mixolydian, and Lydian
Unit 1
Lesson 1: The Staff, Notes and Pitches
Lesson 23: Sharps
Lesson 24: Naturals
Lesson 63: Modes Related to the Minor Scale: Aeolian, Dorian, Phrygian, Locrian
Ear Training for Lessons 60-63
Lesson 16: Eighth Rests
Ear Training for Lessons 51-55
Lesson 33: Intervals
Lesson 34: Circle of Fifths
Ear Training for Lessons 31-34
Review of Lessons 31-34
Review of Lessons 68-71
Unit 18
Lesson 72: Basic Forms of Music---Motive and Phrase
Lesson 13: Ties and Slurs
Ear Training for Lessons 10-13
Review of Lessons 10-13
Lesson 73: AB (Binary) Form
Unit 4
Unit 9
Lesson 74: ABA (Ternary) Form
Lesson 75: Rondo Form
Ear Training for Lessons 72-75
Lesson 14: Repeat Sign, 1st and 2nd Endings
Lesson 15: Eighth Notes
Lesson 16: Eighth Rests
Lesson 35: Perfect and Major Intervals
Lesson 36: Minor Intervals
Lesson 37: Augmented and Diminished Intervals
Review of Lessons 72-75
Lesson 17: Dotted Quarter Note
Lesson 38: Solf├ęge and Transposition
Ear Training for Lessons 14-17
Review of Lessons 14-17
Unit 5
Lesson 18: Dynamic Signs
Appendix
Glossary & Index of Terms & Symbols
Ear Training for Lessons 35-38
Review of Lessons 35-38
Unit 10
Lesson 11: 3/4 Time Signature
Lesson 12: Dotted Half Note
Lesson 13: Ties and Slurs
Appendix
Glossary & Index of Terms & Symbols
Unit 13
Lesson 46: Incomplete Measures (Pick-up Notes) and Syncopation
Lesson 25: Whole Steps, Half Steps and Enharmonic Notes
Review of Lessons 1-5
Ear Training for Lessons 10-13
Lesson 51: Triads---1st Inversion
Lesson 10: 2/4 Time Signature
Review of Lessons 47-50
Review of Lessons 51-55
Unit 14
Lesson 56: Minor Scales
Lesson 57: Natural, Harmonic and Melodic Minor Scales
Lesson 17: Dotted Quarter Note
Ear Training for Lessons 14-17
Review of Lessons 14-17
Unit 5
Lesson 18: Dynamic Signs
Lesson 58: Minor Triads
Lesson 39: Sixteenth Notes
Lesson 19: Tempo Marks