The Elements of Music: Melody, Rhythm & Harmony, Martineau

The Elements of Music: Melody, Rhythm & Harmony, Martineau

$14.00

Author: Jason Martineau
Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
Publisher: Walker Books (2008)
ISBN: 9780802716828

A perfect primer on music theory for the novice or professional, this groundbreaking book presents the elements of music in a way that is pedagogically clear and comprehensive, carrying the reader to a basic understanding of melodic, harmonic and rhythmic principles, as well as Western musical notation. Key topics include the properties of the overtone series and how it influences harmony; the circle of fifths, intervals, triads and more complex chords; major and minor tonalities and how modulations occur and form and structure.

About Jason Martineau:

Dr. Jason Martineau is an award-winning composer, pianist and instructor active in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1995. He has been a faculty of the Academy of Art University since 2011. He has also been a guest lecturer at the California Institute of Integral Studies and has been writing a monthly column for FSHN Magazine since 2011.

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