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Rock & Pop Theory: the Essential Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Rock & Pop Theory: the Essential Guide Paperback / softback


Rock & Pop Theory: the essential guide offers musicians of all ages and levels a practical and relevant guide to music theory today. With a special focus on popular music, this indispensable guide: introduces key musical concepts such as pitch, tempo, rhythm, harmony, scales, instruments, musical forms and structureoutlines the conventions governing music notation, applying these specifically to rock & pop musicprovides 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 morewith foreword and chapter introductions 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. Rock & Pop Theory: the essential guide is a joint publication, published by Faber Music and Edition Peters.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Faber Music Ltd
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  • Category: Theory of music & musicology
  • ISBN: 9780571536337