Music theory secrets : 94 strategies for the starting musician / Brent Coppenbarger.

Rhythms, melodies, and harmonies are the building blocks of music. In Music Theory Secrets: 94 Strategies for the Starting Musician, Brent Coppenbarger offers a full range of methods to help musicians, not only grasp, but remember those key elements upon which the music they play is built: pitch, rh...

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Main Author: Coppenbarger, Brent
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
Series:Music secrets for the starting musician.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Pitch and Rhythm Basics
  • Secret 1 Pitch Basics
  • Secret 2 The Treble Clef or G Clef
  • Secret 3 The Bass Clef or F Clef
  • Secret 4 The Alto Clef and Tenor Clef
  • Secret 5 The Grand Staff
  • Secret 6 Rhythm
  • Secret 7 Time Signature
  • Secret 8 Meter
  • Secret 9 Simple Meter
  • Secret 10 Compound Meter
  • Secret 11 Asymmetrical Meter
  • Secret 12 Counting in Simple Meter
  • Secret 13 Counting in Compound Meter
  • Secret 14 Practice Makes Perfect
  • 2. Major Scales and Major Key Signatures
  • Secret 15 The Scale
  • Secret 16 The Major Scale
  • Secret 17 The Major Tetrachord
  • Secret 18 Key Signatures
  • Secret 19 The Order of Flats
  • Secret 20 The Order of Sharps
  • Secret 21 The Sharp Key Signatures in Major
  • Secret 22 The Flat Key Signatures in Major
  • 3. Minor Scales and Minor Key Signatures
  • Secret 23 Minor Scales
  • Secret 24 Parallel Minor
  • Secret 25 Relative Minor
  • Secret 26 Natural Minor Form.
  • Secret 27 Harmonic Minor Form
  • Secret 28 Melodic Minor Form
  • 4. Other Scales
  • Secret 29 The Chromatic Scale
  • Secret 30 The Whole-Tone Scale
  • Secret 31 The Pentatonic Scale
  • Secret 32 Dorian Mode
  • Secret 33 Phrygian Mode
  • Secret 34 Lydian Mode
  • Secret 35 Mixolydian Mode
  • Secret 36 The Seven-Note Blues Scale
  • Secret 37 The Bebop Scale
  • Secret 38 Less Common Scales
  • 5. Scale Degree Names and Intervals
  • Secret 39 Scale Degree Names
  • Secret 40 The Interval
  • Secret 41 Major Intervals
  • Secret 42 Perfect Intervals
  • Secret 43 Minor Intervals
  • Secret 44 Augmented Intervals
  • Secret 45 Diminished Intervals
  • Secret 46 The Tritone
  • 6. Triads
  • Secret 47 Major Triads
  • Secret 48 Minor Triads
  • Secret 49 Augmented Triads
  • Secret 50 Diminished Triads
  • 7. Chords
  • Secret 51 The Major Seventh Chord
  • Secret 52 The Major-Minor Seventh Chord
  • Secret 53 The Minor Seventh Chord
  • Secret 54 The Diminished Seventh Chord.
  • Secret 55 The Half-Diminished and Fully Diminished Seventh Chord
  • Secret 56 Other Chords
  • 8. Roman Numeral Analysis
  • Secret 57 Roman Numeral Quality
  • Secret 58 Roman Numerals in Major Keys
  • Secret 59 Roman Numerals in Minor Keys
  • Secret 60 Four-Part Roman Numeral Analysis
  • 9. Inversions of the Chord and Figured Bass
  • Secret 61 The Root-Position Triad
  • Secret 62 The First-Inversion Triad
  • Secret 63 The Second-Inversion Triad
  • Secret 64 Figured Bass
  • Secret 65 Root-Position Figured Bass
  • Secret 66 First-Inversion Figured Bass
  • Secret 67 Second-Inversion Figured Bass
  • Secret 68 Seventh-Chord Figured Bass
  • Secret 69 Lead-Sheet Inversions
  • 10. Nonchord Tones
  • Secret 70 Nonchord Tones Defined
  • Secret 71 The Passing Tone
  • Secret 72 The Neighbor Tone
  • Secret 73 The Escape Tone
  • Secret 74 The Appoggiatura
  • Secret 75 The Anticipation
  • Secret 76 The Suspension
  • Secret 77 The Pedal Tone.
  • Secret 78 Using Nonchord Tones to Improvise
  • 11. Singing with Solfege Syllables
  • Secret 79 Sight-Singing
  • Secret 80 Solfege Syllables in Major
  • Secret 81 Solfege Syllables in Natural Minor
  • Secret 82 Solfege Syllables in Harmonic Minor
  • Secret 83 Solfege Syllables in Melodic Minor
  • Secret 84 Other Methods of Sight-Singing
  • 12. Transposition
  • Secret 85 Concert Pitch Instruments
  • Secret 86 Transposing Instruments
  • Secret 87 Transposing Parts
  • Secret 88 Transposing Using Solfege Syllables
  • Secret 89 Transposing Keys
  • Secret 90 The Transposition Table
  • 13. Advanced Concepts
  • Secret 91 Four-Part Analysis
  • Secret 92 Part-Writing Rules
  • Secret 93 The Sequence
  • Secret 94 Form.