Theory Essentials

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Author : Connie E. Mayfield


608 Pages  Spiralbound 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2003

©2013 , Published


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THEORY ESSENTIALS, 2/e offers a unique, total solution to teaching music theory. Integrating all the components of the two-year music theory sequence, the text and its accompanying workbook synthesize the major topics in music theory with aural skills, keyboard applications, and examples from the li... more


Answering instructors’ complaints - and student anxiety - about the lack of a solid grounding in the basics, THEORY ESSENTIALS, 2/e spends the first chapters on a thorough exposure to and execution of fundamentals.

Replacing the need for a separate ear training text, the text integrates a full disc... more

New to this Edition

THEORY ESSENTIALS, 2/e combines into one text what used to be in two volumes.

Music CourseMate, an interactive online supplement, includes all of the musical examples in the text, diagnostic quizzes, and numerous exercises that allow students to develop a more thorough understanding of the material... more

Teacher Supplements
Student Workbook

This workbook provides additional exercises suitable for homework assignments.

Student Supplements
Student Workbook

This workbook provides 150 pages of additional exercises.