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Hands-on Music Theory [electronic resource]

Richard Wentk
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Boston, MA : Cengage Learning, c2015
Language
English
ISBN
9781305108943 (pbk.), 1305108949 (pbk.)
Summary
"Written in fresh, accessible language, and illustrated with examples that draw on modern tools such as sequencer piano rolls and guitar tabs, this book offers practical, hands-on, easy-to understand instruction on key points of modern pop, rock, jazz and electronica music theory. You'll find a wealth of practical examples and familiar references, with links to music that you can listen to online"--provided by publisher.
Contents
  • The keys to music. Music theory is not music ; Singer, sound, song ; Frequently unanswered questions
  • A sense of scale. Making scales make sense ; And one more thing... Modes ; The story so far
  • Chords and colors. Using scales ; Beyond simple chords ; Harmony stahp! ; The story so far
  • The pulse. Where's the groove? ; Notes and grids ; Groove architecture ; Unusual rhythms ; And one more thing : rap and poetry ; The story so far
  • The bass. What is bass? ; Bass patterns ; Beyond simple bass ; Bass styles ; And one more thing : extreme jazz bass ; The story so far
  • The hook and the solo. How do they do that? ; Up front and personal ; Lead materials ; And one more thing... Counterpoint ; The story so far
  • The shape. Making an arrangement ; Adding surprise and detail ; Ways of change ; Getting complicated ; And one more thing : the mystery ; The story so far
  • Examples and clichés. Gotye : "Somebody that I used to know" ; Now it's your turn ; The story starts here
  • Appendix A. Chords, scales, and modes
  • Appendix B. Ears, dots, and math
  • Appendix C. Glossary.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes index.
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