This book is a basic theory text designed for music majors as well as nonmajors who wish to acquire a working knowledge of musicianship and music theory. Music fundamentals are approached through the parallel study of pitch considerations and rhythmic design. The text includes four clefs for study, manuscript tips, drill studies for self-testing and monitoring, and chapter assignments. The Instructor's Manual is sold separately.
Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 1. The Basics of Pitch and Rhythm Chapter 4 2. The Tonal Arrangement and Rhythm Chapter 5 3. Chromatic Scales and Rhythm Chapter 6 4. Modal Scales and Rhythm Chapter 7 5. Major Scales and Rhythm Chapter 8 6. Minor Scales and Rhythm Chapter 9 7. Major-Scale Interval Identification and Rhythm Chapter 10 8. Chromatic-Interval Identification and Rhythm Chapter 11 9. Whole-Tone Pentatonic Scales and Rhythm Chapter 12 10. Chords and the Short Form Part 13 Glossary Part 14 Performance Terms and Expression Marks Part 15 Sample Solutions of Selected Drill Studies Part 16 Index