The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Music Theory is a comprehensive guide for beginning and intermediate musicians to keys, chords, composition, harmonies, progressions and more, including arranging, instrument ranges, and chords and styles for blues, jazz and rock. Targeted at music students and self-taught musicians, this book helps them build their musical knowledge from notes to key signatures. Whether the reader is a new guitarist who wants to write down an original song, a band member who wants to do a simple arrangement for a band, or a music student who needs a helping hand, this book will provide everything a musician needs to know about the rules, theories, formulas, notations and keys behind their music.
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Michael Miller has been a musician since grade school and attended the prestigious Jazz Studies Program at the Indiana University School of Music. A former percussion instructor and working drummer, his drumming background includes stints with a variety of bands representing a plethora of styles, from big band to bebop, to avant-garde jazz, to Dixieland, to rock, to country, to soul--in addition to classical symphonic and marching band drumming. He is also an accomplished composer and arranger. He is the author of more than 30 computer, music and business books including the The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Playing Drums. Mike will be working with experts affliated with university music programs and a major jazz foundation to review and endorse the book.
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Book Description Alpha, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028643771
Book Description Alpha, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: You're no idiot, of course. You have a passion for making beautiful music. But when it comes to understanding technical stuff such as chords and scales, you could definitely use a tune-up . Don't miss a beat! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory will help you understand music notation and harmony, make your own musical arrangements, and more. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get: Sound strategies for understanding key signatures and scales-including all major and minor scales. An idiot-proof introduction to time signatures-from 4/4 to 9/8. A comprehensive chord reference that shows you how to build virtually any type of chord-in any key. Tuneful techniques for adding chords to your melodies and writing melodies to your chords. Musical exercises at the end of each chapter to help you progress. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0028643771
Book Description Alpha, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028643771
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