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 Post subject: Music theory book
PostPosted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:51 pm 
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Hi everyone,

Can anyone help out with some suggestions for a book on music theory. Specifically, I'm looking for something that will break down HOW and WHY to use chords and scales (i.e.to build progressions or tension).

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Randy


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 Post subject: Re: Music theory book
PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 9:17 pm 
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i think you'd be better off going to a local community college and taking Music Theory 1-2-3-4 and aural perception.(if they don't integrate ear training in regular theory.)


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 Post subject: Re: Music theory book
PostPosted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 2:12 am 
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LevineĀ“s "Jazz Theory Book" is great.
http://www.shermusic.com/new/1883217040.shtml


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 Post subject: Re: Music theory book
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I second Levine's book, it's one of the references in theory. Keith Wyatt's Harmony and Theory can be an easier way to start, too, though less depth.


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 Post subject: Re: Music theory book
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Ill have to check that book out.


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