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The complete idiot's guide to music theory, by Michael Miller

Label
The complete idiot's guide to music theory
Title
The complete idiot's guide to music theory
Statement of responsibility
by Michael Miller
Title variation
  • Idiot's guide to music theory
  • Music theory
  • Ear training course
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Helps you understand how music works: notation, harmony, and all the rest. Includes: sound strategies for understanding key signatures and scales--including all major and minor scales; an idiot-proof introduction to time signatures--from 4/4 to 9/8; a comprehensive chord reference that shows you how to build virtually any chord--in any key; and musical exercises at the end of each chapter
Cataloging source
NAB
Dewey number
781
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
MT6.M459
LC item number
C66 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The complete idiot's guide to music theory, by Michael Miller
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Tones: Pitches and clefs ; Intervals ; Scales ; Major and minor keys -- pt. 2. Rhythms: Note values and basic notation ; Time signatures ; Tempo, dynamics, and navigation -- pt. 3. Tunes: Melodies ; Chords ; Chord progressions ; Phrases and form -- pt. 4. Accompanying: Transcribing what you hear ; Accompanying melodies ; Transposing to other keys -- pt. 5. Embellishing: Harmony and counterpoint ; Chord substitutions and turnarounds ; Special notation -- pt. 6. Arranging: Composing and arranging for voices and instruments ; Lead sheets and scores ; Performing your music -- Appendixes: The complete idiot's music glossary ; The complete idiot's chord reference ; Answers to chapter exercises ; The complete idiot's guide to music theory, second edition, ear training course CD
Control code
7612521
Dimensions
28 cm +
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxii, 314 pages
Isbn
9781592574377
Lccn
2005926982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61410774
  • (OCoLC)61410774
Label
The complete idiot's guide to music theory, by Michael Miller
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Tones: Pitches and clefs ; Intervals ; Scales ; Major and minor keys -- pt. 2. Rhythms: Note values and basic notation ; Time signatures ; Tempo, dynamics, and navigation -- pt. 3. Tunes: Melodies ; Chords ; Chord progressions ; Phrases and form -- pt. 4. Accompanying: Transcribing what you hear ; Accompanying melodies ; Transposing to other keys -- pt. 5. Embellishing: Harmony and counterpoint ; Chord substitutions and turnarounds ; Special notation -- pt. 6. Arranging: Composing and arranging for voices and instruments ; Lead sheets and scores ; Performing your music -- Appendixes: The complete idiot's music glossary ; The complete idiot's chord reference ; Answers to chapter exercises ; The complete idiot's guide to music theory, second edition, ear training course CD
Control code
7612521
Dimensions
28 cm +
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxii, 314 pages
Isbn
9781592574377
Lccn
2005926982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61410774
  • (OCoLC)61410774

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