Master Theory - Book 1 (Lessons 1-30). (Beginning Theory Workbook). Theory. General Music. General Theory. Book A,1. Instructional book. Instructional text and musical examples. 32 pages. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.L173).
ISBN 849701546. With instructional text and musical examples. General Theory. 9x12 inches.
Master Theory is the most comprehensive theory workbook series available. Life-long music teachers Charles S. Peters and Paul Yoder offer a logical, effective way to teach the essential elements of music to any student. It's for everyone, and it truly works! General music students, voice students, instrumental students, piano students ... any young musician can build theory skills in this six-level course. Master Theory is so versatile, it doesn't even require a keyboard! The interactive workbook format makes it ideal for general music classes, performing group rehearsals, or independent study. There's no comparison. Beginning with staff lines and progressing through rhythms, key signatures, scales, and harmony to elementary counterpoint, it's a comprehensive, no-nonsense approach to theory ... with no distractions! Your students deserve to learn theory in the quickest, most efficient way possible Included in Book 1 is: Lessons and Review pages on Staff, Clef Signs, Line and Space Names, Notation, Whole, Half and Quarter Notes, Measure, Time Signatures, Note Values, Dotted Notes, Ledger Lines, Repeat Signs, Endings, Tiers, Slurs, Eighth Notes, Eighth Rests, Dotted Quarter Notes, and Accidentals.
Location: from Fresno, CA
May 21, 2012
Master Theory-Book 1
I use the first two books in this series for my voice students who do not already have a musical background. It's simple and is taught in very small units, so the student doesn't get overwhelmed. Note/rest values, time signatures, key signatures, sharps/flats/naturals, dotted rhythms. Book 2 builds on these...
16 of 29 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Boca Raton, FL
September 18, 2011
Really good series
I am a voice teacher and use this book with students who want some theory work. Advantages are that students can work on their own; there is plenty of review within the exercises; all the information they need is contained within the lessons; I don't have to take a lot...
33 of 58 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Puyallup, WA
September 30, 2010
I have all my students go through this series. It's methodical, starts VERY basic, covers all the bases, but takes a student all the way up to college level theory. It's also cheap, which the parents like.
40 of 79 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Colorado
June 13, 2008
Master Theory Book 1
This book is great for beginners and should be used if you are just starting music. However, I would skip to Book 2 if you have been playing music for at least a few years. This book covers basic music like what notes are, the staff and accidentals. Don't waste...
40 of 81 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Mount Hope, WV
March 27, 2008
Good for Fiddles
Not all students take piano, and good theory books for violin students are particularly hard to find. My students find this book easy to understand and non-threatening. I recommend it for students who play a variety of instruments.
40 of 76 people found this review helpful.