An Understandable Guide to Music Theory

An Understandable Guide to Music Theory

The Most Useful Aspects of Theory for Rock, Jazz & Blues Musicians

Book - 1994
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This guide explains the most useful aspects of theory in clear, nontechnical language. Areas covered include scales (major, minor, modal, synthetic), chord formation, chord progression, melody, song forms, useful devices, (ostinato, mirrors, hocket, etc.), and instrumentation. It contains over 100 musical examples.
Publisher: Tucson, Arizona : See Sharp Press, 1994.
ISBN: 9781884365003
Branch Call Number: 781 B929
Characteristics: 74 p. : music.


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Jan 18, 2012

This is a very short book, packed with tips and information. Almost everything is crystal clear. There are just few parts where I couldn't figure out what the author meant. It is much easier than other music theory books and it is very compact.

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