Music theory for dummies

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Grasp the concepts needed to compose, deconstruct, and comprehend music

Whether you're a student of music or a music lover, Music Theory For Dummies presents you with essential information on how to read, write, and understand music, as well as helpful hints on composing, arranging, and creating original melodies, harmonies, and chords.

Music Theory For Dummies gives you a friendly, unintimidating overview of the material covered in a typical college-level course and makes music theory easy to understand. It includes updated information on current teaching techniques; the newest music examples and genres; information on mastering major and minor scales, using intervals, and recognizing pitches and clefs; the lowdown on rhythms, tempo, dynamics, and navigation; how to transcribe the music you hear and transposing it to other keys; harmonizing and accompanying melodies; composing and arranging for voices and instruments; performing your own music; and much more.

Audio CD includes musical excerpts played on a variety of instruments Makes learning music theory as enjoyable as it is useful Tracks to a typical college-level music theory course

Don't get discouraged by the seemingly complicated written structure of musical theory. With Music Theory For Dummies, understanding music has never been easier!

CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

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