Substantially revised, the fifth edition of "Fundamentals of Music" presents a complete introduction to music fundamentals and basic musicianship. It enables the user to learn the terms, symbols, practices, and conventions that make our music sound the way it does. In this popular book the author employs a fresh, user-friendly style to introduce and explain such traditional topics as notation, meter, scales, triads, and chords. Basic theoretical information is balanced with helpful suggestions for study, copious exercise material, and introductory aural skills training. Whether users are preparing for a career in music or desire to simply develop an appreciation of the musician's language, this is the book that will aid their learning experience. Also a useful tool for music educators.Henry, Earl is the author of 'Fundamentals of Music: Rudiments, Musicianship, and Composition', published 2008 under ISBN 9780132448260 and ISBN 0132448262.