Alfred's Essentials Of Music Theory - Student Books

From Alfred Music Publishing

by Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, and Morton Manus

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, the student will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practicing music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improving listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (sold separately), and testing knowledge with a review that completes each unit.

Book 1 (Lessons 1-25) includes the following subjects:

  • Staff, Notes, and Pitches
  • Treble & Bass Clefs
  • Grand Staff & Ledger Lines
  • Note Values
  • Measure, Bar Line, and Double Bar
  • 2/4, 3/4 & 4/4 Time Signatures
  • Whole, Half & Quarter Notes/Rests
  • Dotted Half & Quarter Notes
  • Ties & Slurs
  • Repeat Sign, 1st & 2nd Endings
  • Eighth Notes & Rests
  • Dynamic Signs, Tempo Marks & Articulation
  • D.C., D.S., Coda & Fine
  • Flats, Sharps & Naturals
  • Whole & Half Step, Enharmonic Notes

Book 2 (Lessons 25-50) includes the following subjects:

  • 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
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MP-AF910
Alfred's Essentials Of Music Theory - Student Book 1
$6.95
Add to Wish List UPC: 4294967295 ISBN: 9780882848945
MP-AF911
Alfred's Essentials Of Music Theory - Student Book 2
$6.95
Add to Wish List UPC: 4294967295 ISBN: 9780882848952