Music Theory: The Essential Guide, Paperback Book

Music Theory: The Essential Guide Paperback

Edited by Paul Harris



, this indispensable guide: introduces key musical concepts such as pitch, tempo, rhythm, harmony, scales, instruments, musical forms and structure outlines the conventions governing music notation, demonstrating their relevance to the musical language of the twenty-first century provides interesting facts and real music examples to contextualise music theory offers practical tips on how to identify intervals, make up melodies and rhythms, set words to music and much more supports all aspects of the ABRSM Theory examinations (grades 1 to 5) includes an introduction and 'theory in practice' notes by renowned educationalist Paul Harris contains 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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Faber Music Ltd
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  • Category: Theory of music & musicology
  • ISBN: 9780571536320



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