Music Theory For Dummies (For Dummies (Career/Education))

Tune in to how music really works 

Whether you’re a student, a performer, or simply a fan, this book makes music theory easy, providing you with a friendly guide to the concepts, artistry, and technical mastery that underlie the production of great music. You’ll quickly become fluent in the fundamentals of knocking out beats, reading scores, and anticipating where a piece should go, giving you a deeper perspective on the works of others — and bringing an extra dimension to your own. 

Tracking to a typical college-level course, Music Theory For Dummies breaks difficult concepts down to manageable chunks and takes into account every aspect of musical production and appreciation — from the fundamentals of notes and scales to the complexities of expression and instrument tone color. It also examines the latest teaching techniques — all the more important as the study of music, now shown to provide cognitive and learning benefits for both children and adults, becomes more prevalent at all levels.

  • Master major and minor scales, intervals, pitches, and clefs
  • Understand basic notation, time signals, tempo, dynamics, and navigation
  • Employ melodies, chords, progressions, and phrases to form music
  • Compose harmonies and accompanying melodies for voice and instruments

Wherever you want to go musically — as a writer or performer, or just as someone who wants to enjoy music to its fullest — this approachable guide gives you everything you need to hear!

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2 thoughts on “Music Theory For Dummies (For Dummies (Career/Education))”

  1. Covers a lot and still a lot of work but worth it Don’t think that the fact it is in the Dummies series this book will be a breeze – no it is still hard work. It is a good book and it does cover a lot. However, if you are a guitar player you might find Music Theory by Hal Leonard more appropriate and more practicable, and more likely to be actually used by you or a student. If you are serious, as a guitar player I would get both because with Hal Leonard you will be doing more “doing” and with this book more ” formal…

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