$6.50
Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory: Book 1 Alto Clef (Viola) Edition
By Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, and Morton Manus
Item: 00-18580
UPC: 038081177427
ISBN 10: 0739002627
ISBN 13: 9780739002629
PRICE: $6.50
Series: Essentials of Music Theory
Category: Textbook - General
Format: Book
Instrumentation: Alto Clef (Viola)
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
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.
TITLE COMPOSER
Lesson 1: The Staff, Notes and Pitches
Lesson 5: Ledger Lines (low and high notes)
Lesson 25: Whole Steps, Half Steps and Enharmonic Notes
Unit 2
Lesson 2: Treble Clef and Staff
Lesson 3: Bass Clef and Staff
Lesson 4: The Grand Staff and Ledger Lines (the middle notes)
Ear Training for Lessons 22-25
Review of Lessons 22-25
Appendix
Glossary & Index of Terms & Symbols
Unit 6
Lesson 22: Flats
Lesson 23: Sharps
Lesson 24: Naturals
Lesson 19: Tempo Marks
Lesson 20: Articulation
Lesson 21: D.C., D.S., Coda and Fine
Ear Training for Lessons 18-21
Lesson 17: Dotted Quarter Note
Ear Training for Lesson 14-17
Review of Lessons 14-17
Unit 5
Lesson 18: Dynamic Signs
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
Review of Lessons 10-13
Review of Lessons 18-21
Unit 4
Lesson 14: Repeat Sign, 1st and 2nd Endings
Lesson 15: Eighth Notes
Lesson 5b: Alto Clef and Staff
Lesson 5c: Alto Clef Ledger Lines
Ear Training for Lessons 1-5
Review of Lessons 1-5
Lesson 16: Eighth Rests
Unit 1
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
Lesson 12: Dotted Half Note
Lesson 13: Ties and Slurs
Ear Training for Lessons 10-13