Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory - Complete (Book/CDs)
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by Andrew Surmani
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Complete. NAMM Best in Show; Parents' Choice; Reference Textbooks; Textbook - General; Theory; iParenting Media Award. Essentials of Music Theory. General Theory. Instructional book (spiral bound) and 2 example CDs. With introductory text, instructional text, musical examples and glossary. 120 pages. Alfred Music #00-16486. Published by Alfred Music (AP.16486).

ISBN 9780882849515. UPC: 038081168715. 9x12 inches. English.

The most complete music theory course ever! This all-in-one series includes concise lessons with short exercises, ear training activities and reviews. Available in three separate volumes or as a complete set, the Essentials of Music Theory series also offers (available separately): Ear Training CDs (performed by acoustic instruments), a Teacher's Answer Key Book, reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, Bingo Games, Flash Cards and Computer Software.

  • Unit 1
  • Lesson 71: The Blues Scale
  • Ear Training for Lessons 68-71
  • Review of Lessons 68-71
  • Unit 18
  • Lesson 72: Basic Forms of Music---Motive and Phrase
  • Lesson 73: AB (Binary) Form
  • Lesson 74: ABA (Ternary) Form
  • Lesson 75: Rondo Form
  • Ear Training for Lessons 72-75
  • Review of Lessons 72-75
  • Appendix
  • Glossary & Index of Terms & Symbols
  • Lesson 1: The Staff, Notes and Pitches
  • Lesson 2: Treble Clef and Staff
  • Lesson 3: Bass Clef and Staff
  • Lesson 4: The Grand Staff and Ledger Lines (the middle notes)
  • Lesson 5: Ledger Lines (low and high notes)
  • Ear Training for Lessons 1-5
  • Review of Lessons 1-5
  • Unit 2
  • 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
  • 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
  • Review of Lessons 10-13
  • Unit 4
  • Lesson 14: Repeat Sign, 1st and 2nd Endings
  • Lesson 15: Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 16: Eighth Rests
  • Lesson 17: Dotted Quarter Note
  • Ear Training for Lessons 14-17
  • Review of Lessons 14-17
  • Unit 5
  • Lesson 18: Dynamic Signs
  • Lesson 19: Tempo Marks
  • Lesson 20: Articulation
  • Lesson 21: D.C., D.S., Coda and Fine
  • Ear Training for Lessons 18-21
  • Review of Lessons 18-21
  • Unit 6
  • Lesson 22: Flats
  • Lesson 23: Sharps
  • Lesson 24: Naturals
  • Lesson 25: Whole Steps, Half Steps and Enharmonic Notes
  • Ear Training for Lessons 22-25
  • Review of Lessons 22-25
  • 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
  • Unit 13
  • Lesson 51: Triads---1st Inversion
  • Lesson 52: Triads---2nd Inversion
  • Lesson 53: V-7 Chords---1st, 2nd and 3rd Inversions
  • Lesson 54: Figured Bass
  • Lesson 55: Major Chord Progressions
  • Ear Training for Lessons 51-55
  • Review of Lessons 51-55
  • Unit 14
  • Lesson 56: Minor Scales
  • Lesson 57: Natural, Harmonic and Melodic Minor Scales
  • Lesson 58: Minor Triads
  • Lesson 59: Augmented and Diminished Triads
  • Ear Training for Lessons 56-59
  • Review of Lessons 56-59
  • Unit 15
  • Lesson 60: The Primary Triads in Minor Keys
  • Lesson 61: Minor Chord Progressions
  • Lesson 62: Modes Related to the Major Scale: Ionian, Mixolydian, and Lydian
  • Lesson 63: Modes Related to the Minor Scale: Aeolian, Dorian, Phrygian, Locrian
  • Ear Training for Lessons 60-63
  • Review of Lessons 60-63
  • Unit 16
  • Lesson 64: Harmonizing a Melody in a Major Key
  • Lesson 65: Broken Chords and Arpeggiated Accompaniments
  • Lesson 66: Passing and Neighboring Tones
  • Lesson 67: Composing a Melody in a Major Key
  • Ear Training for Lessons 64-67
  • Review of Lessons 64-67
  • Unit 17
  • Lesson 68: Harmonizing a Melody in a Minor Key
  • Lesson 69: Composing a Melody in a Minor Key
  • Lesson 70: 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression