Music Theory for Computer Musicians

ISBN-10: 1598635034
ISBN-13: 9781598635034
Edition: 2008
Authors: Michael Hewitt
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Description: Many modern day musicians understand how to play their instruments or make music on the computer, but lack the basic knowledge of music theory necessary to take their music theory to the next level. Music Theory for Computer Musicians teaches DJs,  More...

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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 4/2/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.254

Many modern day musicians understand how to play their instruments or make music on the computer, but lack the basic knowledge of music theory necessary to take their music theory to the next level. Music Theory for Computer Musicians teaches DJs, gigging musicians, and electronic music producers the music theory concepts they need to become complete musicians. Concepts are taught using the MIDI keyboard environment and todays computer composing and recording software, such as Pro Tools, Reason, and Ableton Live. Based on a college course created by the author, the book provides a user-friendly explanation of music theory for those with no prior knowledge, with examples and plenty of illustrations. The companion CD includes audio examples to help illustrate the concepts learned.

Dr. Michael Hewitt was born in South Wales in the United Kingdom. He earned his bachelor of music degree at London University and a master's degree and doctorate at the University of Bangor, where he specialized in musical composition. He is a classically trained musician, a composer, a lecturer, and an author on musical subjects. Working to commission, he writes classical scores as well as soundtracks for various television productions, both at home and abroad. He is currently working as a music technology tutor at Coleg Harlech, North Wales.

Introduction
Musical Sound
The Notes
The Major Scale
Rhythm, Tempo and Note Lengths
Score Editing
Intervals
Meter
Chords
The Natural Minor Scale
Melody and Motives
The Harmonic and Melodic Minor Scales
Augmented and Diminished Intervals and Interval Inversions
Chordal Inversions, Octave Doubling, and Spacing
Additive Rhythms
Expanding Your Knowledge of Keys
the Pentatonic Scale
Major, Minor, Augmented, and Diminished Triads
Chord Progressions and Root Movement
The Cycle of Fifths
The Seven Diatonic Modes
Chords of the Seventh
Exotic Scales
Complex Harmony
Arpeggiation
Intonation
Conclusion
Scales
Audio CD and Accompanying Text Sidebars

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