Berklee Music Theory Book 1 – Second Edition

Basic Principles of Rhythm, Scales, and Intervals

Berklee Music Theory Book 1
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  • Suggested Retail Price: $24.99
  • Format: Book/CD
  • Pages: 120
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 11
  • ISBN: 0-87639-110-2
  • SKU: 50448043
  • Publication Date: February 03, 2005

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Learn music theory based on over 40 years of music theory instruction at Berklee College of Music.

This book is perfect for anyone who wants to learn music theory, whether they already play an instrument, or are looking to expand the depth of their musical knowledge. This essential method features hands-on and “ears-on” practice exercises that help you explore the inner workings of music, presenting notes, scales and rhythms as they are heard in today’s music styles. The included CD will help reinforce lessons as you begin to build a solid musical foundation.

CD with lessons and examples included.

 

“If you’ve been looking for a basic music theory book, your search is over. Berklee Music Theory is the ‘go to’ volume – clear, concise, and complete. Paul Schmeling’s explanations of the fundamentals of music provide a strong foundation for the aspiring musician, and is a valuable resource for teachers as well. Berklee Music Theory effectively integrates examples with exercises and ear training. This essential volume should be required reading in music schools and universities. Highly recommended!”

—Andy LaVerne, Jazz Pianist, Composer, Author, Educator, Keyboard magazine contributor

Authors

Paul Schmeling

Paul Schmeling is a master pianist, interpreter, improviser and arranger who has inspired countless students since he began teaching at…