Master Theory - Book 4. Theory. General Music. General Theory. Book D,4. Instructional book. Instructional text and musical examples. 32 pages. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.L179).
ISBN 849701570. 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 possible0; ms Included in Book 4: Lessons and Review pages on Triads, Harmonizing with Chords, Passing and Neighboring Notes, Triads in Arpeggio Form, the Subdominant Triad, Dominant Seventh Chord, Melody Writing, Harmonizing Melodies, Harmonizing Major and Minor Chords, and Recognizing Minor Chords.
Location: from anonymous
November 12, 2007
Learn Harmony and Arranging
I would say this book would be for an older student. It does not waste time with funny cartoons and silly games. The lessons are well explained and they are followed by student assignments, reviews and tests. I bought the whole series to use in my piano instruction studio and...
20 of 40 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Alabama
October 19, 2007
The BEST music theory books available!
The Master Theory series is one of the best I've seen anywhere. I used these when I was in school, and now I bought them for my kids. I truly believe this will help any child (or beginner) to advance their music studies at a fast pace. The easy layout...
19 of 41 people found this review helpful.
Location: from San Francisco
January 13, 2006
A basic (and slow) guide to music theory
After spending several months completing this book for my high-school music theory class, I recommend this series to music teachers with large classes of unexceptional students, but not to very many other people. This specific book spends 30 pages, half of which are laborious-to-fill-out lessons, to teach the student nothing...
18 of 39 people found this review helpful.