Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory: Book 1
By Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, and Morton Manus
Item: 00-17231
UPC: 038081149165
ISBN 10: 0882848941
ISBN 13: 9780882848945
PRICE: $6.50
Series: Essentials of Music Theory
Category: Textbook - General
Format: Book
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.
Lesson 11: 3/4 Time Signature
Lesson 12: Dotted Half Note
Lesson 13: Ties and Slurs
Ear Training for Lessons 10-13
Review of Lessons 18-21
Lesson 19: Tempo Marks
Lesson 25: Whole Steps, Half Steps and Enharmonic Notes
Review of Lessons 10-13
Unit 1
Lesson 1: The Staff, Notes and Pitches
Lesson 10: 2/4 Time Signature
Ear Training for Lessons 6-9
Review of Lessons 6-9
Unit 3
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
Lesson 20: Articulation
Lesson 21: D.C., D.S., Coda and Fine
Ear Training for Lessons 18-21
Unit 6
Lesson 22: Flats
Lesson 23: Sharps
Lesson 24: Naturals
Lesson 17: Dotted Quarter Note
Ear Training for Lessons 14-17
Review of Lessons 14-17
Unit 5
Lesson 18: Dynamic Signs
Unit 4
Lesson 14: Repeat Sign, 1st and 2nd Endings
Lesson 15: Eighth Notes
Lesson 16: Eighth Rests
Unit 2
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 2: Treble Clef and Staff
Ear Training for Lessons 22-25
Review of Lessons 22-25
Glossary & Index of Terms & Symbols
Review of Lessons 1-5