Theory for Today's Musician PDF ePub eBook

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Theory for Today's Musician free pdf Theory for Today's Musician, Second Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today's music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with clear explanations that link music theory to musical applications. The authors help prepare students by not only exploring how music theory works in art music, but how it functions within modern music, and why this knowledge will help them become better composers, music teachers, performers, and recording engineers. This broadly comprehensive text merges traditional topics such as part-writing and harmony (diatonic, chromatic, neo-tonal and atonal), with less traditional topics such as counterpoint and musical process, and includes the non-traditional topics of popular music songwriting, jazz harmony and the blues. Written by an experienced textbook author and new co-author, both active classroom teachers for many years, Theory for Today's Musician is the complete and ideal theory text to enable today's student to accomplish their musical goals tomorrow. New Features to the Second Edition: An expanded unit on form that includes introductory chapters on sonata

About Ralph Turek

Ralph Turek is a theorist, composer, author, jazz pianist, Professor Emeritus of The University of Akron, and a veteran of thirty-five years of teaching in the music theory classroom. He is known for his textbook Elements of Music, which was previously used in theory and analysis courses for over twenty years in the U.S. and abroad. Daniel McCarthy, a familiar name in contemporary music, has over 100 published compositions and numerous recordings of his music. He is Director of Composition Studies at The University of Akron School of Music. .

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Author : Ralph Turek
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 19 December 2013
ISBN : 0415663326
EAN : 9780415663328
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 720 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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