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Music Theory: the essential guide, Paperback / softback Book

Music Theory: the essential guide Paperback / softback


Music Theory: the essential guide offers musicians of all ages and levels a practical and relevant guide to music theory today.

Written and structured to make content as easily digestible as possible, this indispensable guide: introduces key musical concepts such as pitch, tempo, rhythm, harmony, scales, instruments, musical forms and structureoutlines the conventions governing music notation, demonstrating their relevance to the musical language of the twenty-first centuryprovides interesting facts and real music examples to contextualise music theoryoffers practical tips on how to identify intervals, make up melodies and rhythms, set words to music and much moresupports all aspects of the ABRSM Theory examinations (grades 1 to 5)includes an introduction and 'theory in practice' notes by renowned educationalist Paul Harriscontains quick-reference tools including an appendix, list of further repertoire examples, table of instruments, periods of music history, table of scales and modes and summary keys and time signatures. Music Theory: the essential guide is a joint publication, published by Faber Music and Edition Peters.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Faber Music Ltd
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  • Category: Theory of music & musicology
  • ISBN: 9780571536320



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