A Complete Self-Study Course for all Musicians The best-selling course preferred by music educators at leading schools, colleges, universities, and conservatories worldwide, is now available for individual study! This practical, easy-to-use self-study course is perfect for pianists, guitarists, instrumentalists, vocalists, songwriters, arrangers and composers, and includes ear training CDs to help develop your musical ear. In this all-in-one theory course, you will learn the essentials of music through 75 concise lessons, practice your music reading and writing skills in the exercises, improve your listening skills with the enclosed ear training CDs, and test your knowledge with a review that completes each of the 18 units. Answers are included in the back of the book for all exercises, ear training and review. Topics Include: Lessons 1-25 * Treble and Bass Clefs * 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4 Time Signatures * Flats, Sharps, Naturals * Whole and Half Steps * Dynamic Signs, Tempo Markings and Articulation Lessons 26-50 * Major Scales * Key Signatures * Intervals * Solfege and Transposition * 3/8, 6/8 and Cut Time * Triads and V7 Chords Lessons 51-75 * Chord Inversions * Major and Minor Chord Progressions * Minor Scales and Triads * Harmonizing Melodies * Composing Melodies * Basic Forms of Music.Surmani, Andrew is the author of 'Essentials of Music Theory:A Complete Self-Study Course for All Musicians Book & 2 CDs' with ISBN 9780739036358 and ISBN 0739036351.