Understanding Basic Music Theory
by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Publisher: OpenStax 2007
Number of pages: 215
An expanded version of 'Introduction to Music Theory', this course includes a review of common notation and an introduction to the physics behind music theory, as well as the basic concepts of music theory and a few slightly advanced but very useful topics, such as transposition.
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