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The Music Theory Handbook

The Music Theory Handbook
Author: Marjorie Merryman
ISBN 13: 9780155026629
ISBN 10: 155026623
Edition: 1
Publisher: Schirmer
Publication Date: 1996-09-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
List Price: $79.95

This concise handbook offers comprehensive coverage of main topics in music theory. Instructors can elaborate on the material as appropriate to their course, while students can learn and review technical information without having to digest lengthy analyses and explanations. Unbiased and flexible, this book can be used as a primary or reference text. Topics include species and tonal counterpoint, instrumental ranges and transpositions, and a glossary of forms. Each major section ends with suggestions for analysis and further reading.