Music Theory: A Fun and Easy Guide to Understanding Music

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Music Theory: A Fun and Easy Guide to Understanding Music

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"GodRest YeMerry, Gentlemen"( 19thCentury English Carol) Piano Concerto No. 2, First Movement Excerpt (Rachmaninoft) "Careless Love"(Anonymous) . Largo from Symphony No. 9 'New World" (Dvoi':ik) "The Drunken Sailor" (AmericanSeaChantey) Chapter 5: Basic Chords and Progressions. CreatingThree-NoteChords (friads). Diatonic Triads andProgressions .. "LetltBe"(The Beatles) "Time AfterTime"(Cyndi Lauper) . TriadInversions and Voice Leading . Canon (Pachelbel) . Suspensions andRoot-Fifth Chords CircleDance (Bart6k). "Drops ofJupiter (TellMe)"(Train). "AilRight Now"(Free). TriadArpeggios andAlbertiBass . "The Red River Valley"(fraditionalAmericanCowboy Song) Cadences. SECTION 2 • Beyond the Basics. Chapter 6: Modal, Penta Creating ModalScale Relative MajorScale Melodic andHarmon "TheHeatlsO "In theAirToni "So\.\1liar"(.Mile TriadProgressionsDi "Clocks"(Co PentatonicScale. "Will theCir MinarPentatonic "Superstition BluesScale. "Smoke on t

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..57 Chapter 7: Four-Part Chords and Progressions . Creating Four-PartChords. .57 .58 DiatonicFour-PartChords andProgressions "Hearwa\·e (Love IsLike aHearwa\·e)"(Martha and the Vandellas) . .59 Four-PartChord Inversions and Voice Leading .60 .61 "This \.ViH Be (An EverlastingLm·e)"(Natalie Cole) . Four-PartChard Arpeggios andAlbertiBass .62 .62 Sonatina in F, Op. 168 #1 (Diabel!i) Four-PartChard A.lterations.. ..63 Chapter 8: More Notation and Rhythmic Concepts Eighth-Note RhythmicFeels andTriplets.

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