Jazzology: The Encyclopedia of Jazz Theory for All Musicians

Jazzology: The Encyclopedia of Jazz Theory for All Musicians
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(Jazz Instruction). A one-of-a-kind book encompassing a wide scope of jazz topics, for beginners and pros of any instrument. A three-pronged approach was envisioned with the creation of this comprehensive resource: as an encyclopedia for ready reference, as a thorough methodology for the student, and as a workbook for the classroom, complete with ample exercises and conceptual discussion. Includes the basics of intervals, jazz harmony, scales and modes, ii-V-I cadences. For harmony, it covers: harmonic analysis, piano voicings and voice leading; modulations and modal interchange, and reharmonization. For performance, it takes players through: jazz piano comping, jazz tune forms, arranging….

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Cultural Codes: Makings of a Black Music Philosophy (African American Cultural Theory and Heritage)

Cultural Codes: Makings of a Black Music Philosophy (African American Cultural Theory and Heritage)
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No art can survive without an understanding of, and dedication to, the values envisioned by its creators. No culture over time has existed without a belief system to sustain its survival. Black music is no different. In Cultural Codes: Makings of a Black Music Philosophy, William C. Banfield engages the reader in a conversation about the aesthetics and meanings that inform this critical component of our social consciousness.By providing a focused examination of the historical development of Black music artistry, Banfield formulates a useable philosophy tied to how such music is made, shaped, and functions. In so doing, he explores….

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The Jazz Theory Book

The Jazz Theory Book
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Endorsed by Jamey Aebersold, James Moody, Dave Liebman, and others, The Jazz Theory Book presents all the information any student of jazz needs in an easy-to-understand, yet thorough, manner. For intermediate to advanced players, and written by one of the acknowledged masters of jazz, it is used by universities around the world.

Solfege, Ear Training, Rhythm, Dictation, and Music Theory: A Comprehensive Course

Solfege, Ear Training, Rhythm, Dictation, and Music Theory: A Comprehensive Course
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Solfege has become one of the most highly acclaimed resources for the study of ear training in music education today. This revised and expanded third edition includes a multitude of new musical examples and dictations covering the entire continuum of musical developent from classical to modern. For the first time, Solfege also includes definitive audio performances on CD of each of the 51 musical dictations, keyed by track number to the musical notation in the text. As students progress from the simple to the complex by following these carefully interrelated lessons, the results are, according to Mel Powell, akin to….

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory, 2nd Edition

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory, 2nd Edition
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A music theory book that hits the high note …

This updated and expanded edition of The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Music Theory breaks down a difficult subject in a simple way—even for those who think they have no rhythm or consider themselves tone deaf. With clear, concise language, it explains everything from bass-clef basics to confusing codas. This new edition includes:
-A brand-new CD
-A comprehensive ear-training section
-Musical examples of intervals, scales, chords, and rhythms
-Aural exercises so readers can test their ear training and transcription skills

The Green Violin: Theory, Ear Training, and Musicianship for Violinists

The Green Violin: Theory, Ear Training, and Musicianship for Violinists
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The Green Violin; Theory, Ear Training, and Musicianship for Violinists is designed to provide classical and improvising violinists with the foundational theory, ear training, and musicianship basics that they need to study and play the violin. The Green Violin introduces music theory, ear training and musicianship as they apply to the practice of scales, bowings, and to listening assignments specifically designed for violinists. The Green Violin is structured in four sections that can be tackled concurrently: Chapter 1: The TERRAIN lays out the music theory that all violinists must be familiar with. Chapter 2: The DRILL introduces the Major….

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Barron's AP Music Theory with Audio Compact Discs

Barron's AP Music Theory with Audio Compact Discs
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This brand-new addition to Barron’s series of Advanced Placement test prep manuals presents a comprehensive review of music theory, followed by two full-length practice tests with all questions answered and explained. These practice tests include both aural and non-aural sections. The four audio CDs enclosed with the manual provide aural skill development prompts for both practice tests’ aural sections, as well as material that complements exercises and examples in the subject review chapters. Topics covered in the review chapters include music fundamentals, harmonic organization, harmonic progression, melodic composition and dictation, relationship of key centers, harmonic dictation and composition, visual score….

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Contemporary Music Theory – Level Two: A Complete Harmony and Theory Method for the Pop and Jazz Musician

Contemporary Music Theory - Level Two: A Complete Harmony and Theory Method for the Pop and Jazz Musician
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(Piano). The Music Theory series is designed from the ground-up to explain the terminology and musical structures needed for modern applications. Level One is an introductory course which covers music notation, key signatures, basic scales, intervals, modes, diatonic relationships and 3-and 4-part chords. Level Two is an intermediate-level course covering larger chord forms, “definitive” chords in major and minor keys, substitutions, analysis of key centers in tunes, “upper structure” chords, voiceleading, and pentatonic and blues scale applications, a complete glossary of terms, and hundreds of written theory exercises with answers.

Essentials of Music Theory: Ear Training CDs 1 & 2 Combined (for books 1-3)

Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory, Bk 1-3: Ear Training, 2 CDs
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Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory is designed for students of any age, whether listeners or performers, who want to have a better understanding of the language of music. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the available ear-training CDs (sold separately), and test your knowledge with a review that completes each unit. The Ear-Training CDs include recordings of acoustic instruments to be used with the Student Books in the series. These Ear-Training CDs correlate with Volume 1-3….

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