Basic Music Theory: How to Read, Write, and Understand Written Music
Updated second edition. A friendly, clearly explained primer for music theory. From what is a staff to basic chord progressions and everything in between, including key signatures, scales, modes, and much more. Each chapter and section includes a comprehensive, cross-referenced review, specially designed for optimal memorization. In addition, practical use exercises reinforce what is learned. Book contains a large glossary, index, blank staff paper, and a piano keyboard which doubles as a bookmark and is used with the reviews.
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I abandoned this about a quarter of the way through. The book is immature. Too many fonts on a page, silly titles that give no indication as to the contents of the chapter. The book overuses quirky ... Read full review
A simple and easy-to-understand primer for anyone interested in learning to read music. At times funny and always friendly.