Making music theory accessible to everyone. Read and listen your way to understanding music theory with The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory. If you love music, but have always been baffled by talk of intervals and scales, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory is here to help. Beginners can start from scratch while developing musicians can dip into the guide to understand trickier musical concepts. In this updated and expanded second edition, step-by-step illustrated instructions explain key musical concepts, such as rhythms and chords while a listen and learn CD includes an hour-long ear-training course. When you are ready you can test your newly developed music theory skills with transcription exercises. The go-to guide for understanding music theory, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory is perfect for beginner and self-taught musicians.
Michael Miller has authored more than sixty non-fiction books, including a number of bestselling music books. Michael attended the world-renowned Indiana University School of Music and was accepted into IU's prestigious Jazz Studies program. He also founded the Indianapolis Songwriter's Association.