Music Theory Made Easy. That’s what eTipbook Music on Paper is all about. Teach yourself to read music, refresh your memory on how to play an augmented chord, look up what a tritone is, or get to understand transposition and the system behind sharps and flats: eTipbook Music on Paper has it all – and more. Essential stuff for beginners, and an inspiring reference for advanced musicians, written with an open mind towards all styles of music. With the sole purpose of helping you to understand what music theory is all about: MUSIC!
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“Tipbook Music on Paper has got to be the best of the books on music theory available on the market – in more ways than one.” Canadian Clarinet Resources
“I would certainly recommend this volume to my students, from beginners to those at advanced level, for its clarity and comprehensive coverage.” Music Teacher Magazine
“Without a doubt, Tipbook Music on Paper is one I’d highly recommend to ALL songwriters.” American Songwriter
“An attractive introduction to music theory.” Australian Music Teacher Magazine
“A handy, portable reference to freshen up or expand your knowledge of music theory, starting at the very beginning but also dealing with advanced subjects such as transposing and odd time signatures. Thoroughly recommended.” New Zealand Flute Society
“Marvelous ... The book easily negotiates the gulf between popular culture and heritage music theory which is still a major problem with many of the offerings in this crowded field. There is so much universal information, encompassing the widest range of musical styles, in such a concise and easy to read form.” Music in Action
“A wealth of information in an easy-to-access format; accurate and clearly explained; the use of layman’s terms, a casual writing style, and effective graphics make the book accessible for musicians and non-musicians alike.” Music Educators Journal
“Very well organized and easy to read; a solid and clear theory foundation.” Online Trombone Journal
eTipbook Music on paper tells you all about reading music, note names, note values, ledger lines, keys, time signatures and key signatures, counting units, beams, rests, triplets and other tuplets, pickup bars, sharps and flats, clefs, accidentals, dynamic markings, metronomes and metronome markings, beats per minute (BPM), articulation and ornamentation, ghostnotes and du-wahs, marcato, legato and portato, scoops and falls, trills and upper mordents, da capo al fine, segnos and repeat signs, the coda, rhythm changes, AABA, major and minor scales, enharmonic scales, modulation, the circle of fifths, intervals, harmonic intervals, melodic intervals and complementary intervals, interval recognition, perfect pitch and absolute pitch, melodic minor and harmonic minor, church modes and non-diatonic scales, transposing instruments and transposition techniques, odd time signatures, swing and the clave, the movable Do and the fixed Do, chords, chord inversions, substitute chords, harmony, tabs, chord diagrams, drum notation, the percussion clef, Klavarskribo, music notation, notation software and apps, and much more. Downloadable scale wheel, chord pointers and scale pointers included!