- The music theory book you’ll love
- Learn music theory without reading sheet music
- 41 exercises and 94 audiovisual examples
- Examples are drawn from popular songs
- Built by the creators of www.hooktheory.com
This book and streaming video course is all that you will ever need for getting started playing the most famous and cherished piano classics by J.S. Bach and the great composers of the Baroque Period, like Pachelbel, Handel, Vivaldi, and Purcell!
Piano Professor, Damon Ferrante guides you through each piece with step-by-step piano lessons for beginners and 20 streaming video lessons.
This easy-to-follow method, used by thousands of piano students and teachers, is designed to be interactive, engaging and fun.
No music reading is required! Learn the great piano classics!
The lessons will greatly expand your repertoire of beloved piano classics and improve your piano technique, creativity, and understanding of music. Whether you are teaching yourself piano or learning with a music instructor, this book and streaming video course will take your piano playing to a whole new level!
Ask yourself this:
1. Have you always wanted to learn how to play famous classical piano pieces, especially by J.S. Bach, but did not know where to start?
2. Did you start piano lessons once and give up because the lessons were too difficult?
3. Are you struggling to follow online piano lessons that seem to jump all over the place without any sense of direction or consistency?
4. Would you like to expand your musical understanding and learn how to play the piano through an affordable, step-by-step book and video course?
If your answer to any of the these questions is yes, then this beginner piano classics book and video course is definitely for you!
The following great pieces are covered in this book and streaming video course:Famous pieces by J.S. Bach:
Aria from the Goldberg Variations
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Where Sheep Gently GrazeAir on a G String
Prelude in C Major from the Well-Tempered Clavier
Toccata in D Minor (played in Phantom of the Opera)
Invention in A Minor
Minuet in G Major
Musette in D Major
March in G Major
Minuet in C Minor
Minuet in D Minor
Musette in G Major
Cherished Pieces by Bach’s Contemporaries:
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
Corelli’s Gavotte in F Major
Purcell’s Minuet in A Minor
Do you want to learn how to read music notation quickly and easily? Do you want to understand music theory fundamentals in a simple, step-by-step system? Then this book is for you!
With over 150 music examples, over 100 written exercises, 10 listening challenges, expert tips, lesson summaries, a final test, online access to the audio examples and a 20-page bonus of music reading training, you’ll learn:
You can finally stop searching the web endlessly in hopes of finding the right information. With this in-depth, easy-to-follow method, your music theory questions are answered in full.
While learning at your own pace, this book will help you to:
Hundreds of beginner students have successfully gone through this practical system to master musical notation and fundamental music theory. Now, it’s your turn!
Level 1 introduces all the notes of the grand staff, elementary chord playing, and the concept of tonic and dominant notes. Students play in varied positions, reinforcing reading skills and recognizing intervals through the 5th. Musicianship is built with the introduction of legato and staccato touches.
Read and play music in no time!
Have fun learning to read music with this easy-to-follow guide. The Everything Reading Music Book has all it takes for you to quickly master and appreciate the fundamentals of music notation and theory so you can read and understand music like a pro. Filled with hundreds of examples and a bonus CD bringing the essential lessons to life, this is the all-in-one handbook you need to learn fast!
Get the skills you need to read music like an expert with:
Sheets of music can be intimidating – music is another language! But The Everything Reading Music Book has all you need to speak fluently.
This book also features the links to Audio Examples (hosted on external website) so you can hear some music theory concepts in action and understand them better!
If you find yourself in any of this, then this book is what you need. It covers pretty much everything that anyone who plays or wants to play music, and wishes to become a better musician, should know.
The book is structured in a way that makes it very easy to follow, digest and internalize all important concepts that constitute music theory. What’s great is that you don’t have to be a college degree musician in order to understand and use any of this – anyone can do it, even a total beginner! It also doesn’t matter what instrument(s) you play, nor what is your current level of knowledge and playing ability, because music theory is universal and all about what sounds sound good together! It explains the WHY and HOW, and it is your roadmap – a skill and a tool, guided by your ears, for creating beautiful music.
This is the most comprehensive and straightforward evergreen book on music theory that you can find – a book you’ll wish to study and refer to often, and keep it forever.
It will give you what is necessary to become an expert in music theory without frustration and feeling overwhelmed in the process, and this in-turn will have immense benefits to your playing and musicianship!
But don’t take my word for it, use the look inside feature by clicking on the book cover to get a preview of what you’ll find inside.
Get this book now and solve all your problems with music theory, and become proficient in this field!
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.
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!
(Fourth Edition updated for MAX 8) Structured for use in university courses, the book is an overview of the theory and practice of Max and MSP, with a glossary of terms and suggested tests that allow students to evaluate their progress. Comprehensive online support, running parallel to the explanations in the book, includes hundreds of sample patches, analyses, interactive sound-building exercises, and reverse engineering exercises. This book will provide a reader with skill and understanding in using Max/MSP for sound design and musical composition.
The Practical Guide to Modern Music Theory for Guitar is different. Instead of boring and meaningless guitar theory essays, it makes music come alive. In fact, you’ll quickly learn to play the theory you’re being taught.
Guitarists are often guilty of ‘collecting’ musical theory without taking the time to learn to apply the information on their instrument. Modern Music Theory for Guitarists combines cutting edge, up to date musical information with over 200 exercises and examples to help you internalise and master the most important concepts in modern guitar playing. There are also bespoke, professional backing tracks from Guitar Techniques Magazine’s Quist
Bonus hundreds of guitar licks demonstrate every single concept
Bonus Professional backing tracks to help you practise every guitar scale
Bonus The complete guide to Roman numeral notation for short hand song writing on guitar
Bonus A ‘cheat sheet’ of the most common soloing approaches to save you hours in the practice room
Bonus 200 audio tracks to download so you can hear every single guitar theory concept in action
There are so many sources of information out there these days it’s hard to know where to begin and what’s important when it comes to applying music theory to the guitar. This book has been designed to take you on a journey from essential first principles through to complex, exciting musical ideas while all the time teaching you the musical application of each concept.
The Complete Guide to Modern Music Theory begins with the formation of the Major scale and builds steadily from the concepts taught in the first few chapters to help you master, hear and apply all the essential theory used today.
Not just for this title! Fundamental changes has published over 100 guitar methods, sold over 500,000 books and received over 5000 5* star reviews. You can be confident that your guitar education is in safe, experienced hands.
Buy now to begin your journey into understanding and practical application of music theory on guitar