Theory for Today's Musician Workbook

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This workbook accompanies the second edition of Theory for Today's Musician, which 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 is designed to help students practice and master the concepts presented in the textbook, and includes a CD of listening examples, with new additions and 50% of the examples re-recorded for improved audio quality.

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Overview

This workbook accompanies the second edition of Theory for Today's Musician, which 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 is designed to help students practice and master the concepts presented in the textbook, and includes a CD of listening examples, with new additions and 50% of the examples re-recorded for improved audio quality.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415663335
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/20/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 1,212,974
  • Product dimensions: 10.30 (w) x 13.20 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ralph Turek holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Composition from the University of Cincinnati College — Conservatory of Music. He has held teaching posts at George Mason University, the University of Maryland, and The University of Akron, where he is Professor of Music Composition and Coordinator of Graduate Studies. He is the author of The Elements of Music: Concepts and Applications and of Analytical Anthology of Music, both published by McGraw-Hill.

In Theory for Today's Musician, the author brings to bear insights and pedagogy acquired over a long career of teaching music theory, analysis, and composition informed by a background in jazz and arranging; as well as other experience that includes program annotation and fiction writing. The result is a textbook unique in style, tone, and relevance to today’s practicing musician and music educator.

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Table of Contents

Part One: In Lieu of Fundamentals Part Two: Diatonic Harmonies Part Three: Melody Part Four: Voice Leading Part Five: Basic Chromatic Harmony Part Six: Counterpoint Part Seven: Advanced Chromatic Harmony Part Eight: Form Part Nine: Music in the Twentieth-Century and Beyond

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