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Title Music theory / by Michael Pilhofer, MM and Holly Day.
Author Pilhofer, Michael, author.
Publication Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2019]
Copyright date ©2019
Edition 4th edition.
Description xii, 322 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Call # 781 P
Series For dummies
--For dummies.
Note Includes index.
Supplemented by a companion web site.
Summary Presents an introduction to music theory, with hints and information on reading, writing, composing, and understanding music.
Contents Getting started with music theory. What is music theory, anyway? ; Determining what notes are worth ; Giving it a rest ; Introducinng time signatures ; Playing with beat -- Putting notes together. Music notes (and where to find hem) ; Mastering the major and minor scales ; Key signatures and the circle of fifths ; Intervals: the distance between pitches ; Chord building ; Chord progressions -- Musical expression through tempo and dynamics. Creating varied sound through tempo and dynamics ; Instrument tone color and acoustics -- Musical expression through form. The building blocks of music: rhythm, melody, harmony, and song form ; Tapping into popular genres and formms -- The part of tens. Ten frequently asked questions about music theroy ; Ten keys to reading a music score ; Ten music theorists you should know about ; Ten musical movements that changed history.
Subject Music theory -- Instruction and study.
Music theory -- Instruction and study. (OCoLC)fst01030624
Addl. Author Day, Holly, author.
Cover Ti Music theory for dummies
Related To Ebook version : 9781119575511
ISBN 1119575524 (paperback) :
9781119575528 (paperback) :
2 holds on first copy returned of 3 copies

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