The AB Guide to Music Theory, Part I. Music Theory & Resources, ABRSM Theory Exams. Instructional and General Theory. Grades 1-5. Reference book. 128 pages. Published by ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) (PE.9781854724465).
ISBN 1-86096-446-0. Instructional and General Theory. 9x12 inches.
These books are intended to help people learning music to understand how music is notated, what the various signs and symbols denote and what is meant by the common technical words used by musicians. They provide an introduction to the basic elements in harmony and musical structure. Although not broken up to correspond with individual grades, Part 1 deals with the subjects of the Associated Board's theory syllabus Grades 1-5. Part 2 (sold separately - see item ABRSM4479) deals with the subjects of the Associated Board's theory syllabus for the higher grades.
Location: from Nassau County (Long Island), NY
March 26, 2012
Clearly written, concise music theory guide
I bought this book to help my 8-year old daughter (a violin student) learn music theory. It is clearly written yet a very compact, concise book on theory. It clarifies many of the concepts which an instrumentalist doesn't usually get explained in an instrument lesson. We use the Music Theory...
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Location: from Salt Lake City, UT
February 13, 2012
Well-Written and Accessible
I am an advanced pianist and vocalist, having over 30 years experience in music, so I certainly have been working with music theory for a long time! However, I have always felt that my understanding of musical theory was like a puzzle, where the main picture was in view, but...
13 of 19 people found this review helpful.