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Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory, Book 2

Alto Clef (Viola)
Alto Clef (Viola) Edition. Composed by Andrew Surmani and Morton Manus. Reference Textbooks; Textbook - General; Theory. Essentials of Music Theory. Book. 40 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.18581).

Item Number: AP.18581
ISBN 0739002635.

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 2 (Lessons 25-50): Tetrachords & Major Scales * Key Signatures * Chromatic Scale * Intervals, Circle of Fifths * Perfect, Major & Minor Intervals * Augmented & Diminished Intervals * Solfège & Transposition * Sixteenth Notes & Rests * Dotted Eighth Notes & Eighth Note Triplets * Common Time & Cut Time * 3/8 & 6/8 Time Signatures * Pick-up Notes & Syncopation * Primary & Major Triads * Scale Degree Names * Dominant 7th Chord.

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.

  • Unit 7 
  • Lesson 26: Tetrachords and Major Scales 
  • Lesson 27: The Sharp Scales---G and D Major 
  • Lesson 28: The Flat Scales---F and B-flat Major 
  • Lesson 29: Key Signatures---The Sharp Keys 
  • Lesson 30: Key Signatures---The Flat Keys 
  • Ear Training for Lessons 26-30 
  • Review of Lessons 26-30 
  • Unit 8 
  • Lesson 32: The Remaining Major Scales with Key Signatures 
  • Lesson 32: Chromatic Scale 
  • Lesson 33: Intervals 
  • Lesson 34: Circle of Fifths 
  • Ear Training for Lessons 31-34 
  • Review of Lessons 31-34 
  • Unit 9 
  • Lesson 35: Perfect and Major Intervals 
  • Lesson 36: Minor Intervals 
  • Lesson 37: Augmented and Diminished Intervals 
  • Lesson 38: Solfege and Transposition 
  • Ear Training for Lessons 35-38 
  • Review of Lessons 35-38 
  • Unit 10 
  • Lesson 39: Sixteenth Notes 
  • Lesson 40: Sixteenth Rests 
  • Lesson 41: Dotted Eighth Notes 
  • Lesson 42: Common Time and Cut Time (Alla Breve) 
  • Ear Training for Lessons 39-42 
  • Review of Lessons 39-42 
  • Unit 11 
  • Lesson 43: 3/8 and 6/8 Time Signatures 
  • Lesson 44: 3/8 and 6/8 Time Signatures at Fast Tempos 
  • Lesson 45: Eighth Note Triplets 
  • Lesson 46: Incomplete Measures (Pick-up Notes) and Syncopation 
  • Ear Training for Lessons 43-46 
  • Review of Lessons 43-46 
  • Unit 12 
  • Lesson 47: Triads 
  • Lesson 48: Primary and Major Triads 
  • Lesson 49: Scale Degree Names 
  • Lesson 50: The V-7 (Dominant 7th) Chord 
  • Ear Training for Lessons 47-50 
  • Review of Lessons 47-50 
  • Appendix 
  • Glossary & Index of Terms & Symbols 

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