Music theory for computer musicians / Michael Hewitt.

Published
  • Boston, MA : Course Technology, CENGAGE Learning c2008
Physical description
1 online resource (330 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-305-48976-4
  • 1-59863-680-4
Notes
  • Compact disc track list (p. 291-299).
  • Includes index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009.
  • Original electronic resource Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • English
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1 Musical Sound""; ""Music versus Noise""; ""Pitch (Frequency)""; ""Learning Note Names""; ""Intensity (Amplitude)""; ""Tone Quality (Waveform)""; ""Synthesis""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 2 The Notes""; ""Learning the Notes""; ""Locating Note C""; ""The Musical Alphabet""; ""The Names of the Black Keys""; ""Importance of Note Names""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 3 The Major Scale""; ""Types of Scales""; ""Introducing the Major Scale""; ""Key""; ""Scale""; ""Playing the C Major Scale""; ""Understanding Intervals""; ""Exercises""
  • ""Chapter 4 Rhythm, Tempo, and Note Lengths""""Pulse and Beat""; ""Tempo""; ""Note Lengths""; ""Dotted Notes""; ""Rests""; ""Resolution, Snap to Grid, and Quantization""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 5 Score Editing""; ""Pitch Notation""; ""The Treble Clef""; ""The Bass Clef""; ""Alternative Clefs""; ""Sharps and Flats on the Clefs""; ""Rhythmic Notation""; ""Beaming Notes""; ""Percussion Staffs""; ""Score-Editing Symbols""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 6 Intervals""; ""Understanding Intervals""; ""Working Out Intervals""; ""Compound Intervals""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 7 Meter""; ""Metric Cycles""
  • ""Time Signatures""""Compound Time Signatures""; ""Developing and Composing Rhythms""; ""Rhythmic Motives""; ""Triplets""; ""Shuffle Rhythm""; ""Cross Rhythm""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 8 Chords""; ""Perfect Concords""; ""Imperfect Concords""; ""Thirds and Sixths""; ""Seconds and Sevenths""; ""Types of Intervals""; ""Triadic Harmony""; ""Chord Progressions""; ""Triads""; ""Triads in the C Major Scale""; ""Chordal Functions""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 9 The Natural Minor Scale""; ""Understanding Minor Keys""; ""Chords in the Minor Scale""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 10 Melody and Motives""
  • ""Motives""""Writing a Strong Motive""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 11 The Harmonic and Melodic Minor Scales""; ""The Harmonic Minor Scale""; ""The Melodic Minor Scale""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 12 Augmented and Diminished Intervals and Interval Inversions""; ""Augmented and Diminished Intervals""; ""Interval Inversions""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 13 Chordal Inversions, Octave Doubling, and Spacing""; ""Harmony""; ""Inverted Chords""; ""Octave Doubling""; ""Spacing""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 14 Additive Rhythms""; ""Understanding Additive Rhythms""; ""Practical Exercises""; ""Exercises""
  • ""Chapter 15 Expanding Your Knowledge of Keys""""Understanding Keys""; ""Major and Relative Minor Keys""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 16 The Pentatonic Scale""; ""Understanding Mode""; ""Introducing the Pentatonic Scale""; ""Pentatonic Modes""; ""Pentatonic Harmony""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 17 Major, Minor, Augmented, and Diminished Triads""; ""The Diminished Triad""; ""The Augmented Triad""; ""The Four Types of Triads""; ""Exercises""; ""Chapter 18 Chord Progressions and Root Movement""; ""Root Movement""; ""Root Movement by Fourths""; ""Root Movement by Thirds""; ""Root Movement by Seconds""
  • ""Exercises""
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Summary

  • This book explains music theory fundamentals in the most simple and accessible way possible. Concepts are taught using the MIDI keyboard environment and today's computer composing and recording software.

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