$19.99
Beginning Theory for Adults
The Grown-Up Approach to Music Theory
By Nathaniel Gunod
Item: 00-40269
UPC: 038081448978
ISBN 10: 0739093061
ISBN 13: 9780739093061
PRICE: $19.99
Series: For Adults
Category: Textbook - General
Format: Book & CD
For students of piano or guitar, this fun and friendly step-by-step introduction to music theory is written with the adult learner in mind. It is both a great self-teaching book and a great method for use with an instructor. Beginning Theory for Adults covers scales, intervals, chords, and chord inversions; major and minor diatonic harmony; keys and the circle of 5ths; plus how to read music. In addition, detailed diagrams help simplify the learning process. An ear training CD and answer key is included.
TITLE COMPOSER
Subdominant
Lesson 8: The Three Chord Categories
CHAPTER NINE
Introduction
Lesson 1: The Relative Minor
Lesson 3: Whole Steps and Half Steps
Lesson 3: The V7 Chord
Lesson 1: Dotted Quarter Notes and Rests
Lesson 2: Major Triads
Lesson 3: Minor Triads
Notes
The Musical Alphabet
Lesson 3: Reading Pitch (Bass)
Lesson 4: The Grand Staff
Lesson 4: Circle of 5ths and Minor Keys
CHAPTER TEN
Lesson 1: Sixteenth Notes and Rests
Lesson 2: Counting Sixteenth Notes and Rests
CHAPTER TWO
Lesson 3: Interval Inversion
Lesson 5: Major and Perfect Intervals in Half Steps
Lesson 6: Major and Perfect Intervals Associative Repertoire
Lesson 7: Harmonic Major and Perfect Intervals---Consonance and Dissonance
Lesson 1: Note Values
Lesson 2: Measures and Time Signatures
Lesson 3: Rests (Whole/Half/Quarter)
Lesson 4: Ties and Slurs
Lesson 4: Close and Open Position Triads
Lesson 5: Triad Inversion---1st Inversion
Lesson 6: Triad Inversion---2nd Inversion
Triads in C Major, 2nd Inversion, Close Position
Ties
Lesson 7: The Sounds of Inversions
Lesson 13: Minor, Diminished and Augmented Melodic Intervals
Associative Repertoire
Lesson 14: Minor, Diminished and Augmented Harmonic Intervals
Lesson 12: Learning to Identify Minor, Diminished and Augmented Intervals
CHAPTER EIGHT
The Primary Chords
Dominant
Lesson 4: Interval Qualities---Major and Perfect
Scale Degrees and Interval Numbers in the Major Scale
Lesson 2: Identifying the Size of an Interval within the Major Scale
Lesson 3: Melodic vs. Harmonic Intervals
Lesson 8: The Circle of 5ths
Lesson 9: Minor Intervals
Lesson 10: Double Sharps and Double Flats
Lesson 11: Augmented and Diminished Intervals
CHAPTER ONE
Lesson 1: What Is Music?
Pitch
Time
Lesson 2: The Natural, Harmonic and Melodic Minor Scales
Natural Minor
Harmonic Minor
Melodic Minor
Lesson 2: The Musical Alphabet and Reading Pitch (Treble)
Lesson 3: Diatonic Minor Harmony
The Sharp
The Natural
Lesson 6: Accidentals and Measures
CHAPTER FOUR
Lesson 1: Octaves and the Chromatic Scale
Lesson 2: Enharmonic Equivalents and the Chromatic Scale
Lesson 3: The Major Scale
Lesson 4: Tetrachords
CHAPTER FIVE
Lesson 5: Meter
Lesson 2: Counting Eighth Notes and Rests
Lesson 3: Dotted Half Notes
Lesson 4: Time
Lesson 1: Introducing Intervals
Lesson 2: Keys and Key Signatures---Flat Keys
Lesson 3: All of the Sharp and Flat Keys
CHAPTER SEVEN
The Flat
Lesson 4: Diminished Triads
Lesson 5: Augmented Triads
Lesson 6: Diatonic Harmony
Diatonic Harmonies of the Major Scale
Roman Numerals
Lesson 7: Basics of Chord Function
The Primary Chords
Tonic
Answer Key
Lesson 5: Accidentals
Whole Steps
Half Steps
Lesson 4: The Musical Alphabet and Whole and Half Steps
Lesson 4: Inverting the V7 Chord
Lesson 5: The Behavior of a Dominant 7th Chord
Lesson 1: Eighth Notes and Rests
Analyzing Triads in Inversions and Open Positions
CHAPTER ELEVEN
Lesson 1: Eighth-Note Triplets
Lesson 2: Dotted Eighth Notes
Slurs
CHAPTER THREE
Lesson 1: Ledger Lines
Lesson 2: Close and Far
Key Signatures
CHAPTER SIX
Lesson 1: Keys and Key Signatures---Sharp Keys
Keys