Music Theory Books

The Chord Wheel

The Chord Wheel: The Ultimate Tool for All Musicians

Master chord theory … in minutes! The Chord Wheel is a revolutionary device that puts the most essential and practical applications of chord theory into your hands. This tool will help you: Improvise and Solo – Talk about chops! Comprehend key structure like never before; Transpose Keys – Instantly transpose any progression into each and every key; Compose Your Own Music – Watch your songwriting blossom! No music reading is necessary.”This is the kind of device that players of any instrument can use to enhance their musical understanding. Chord and key relationships are inseparable, and learning these relationships is a must in becoming a successful musician.”- Alan Remington, Orange Coast College Music Dept.

Music Theory: A Practical Guide for All Musicians

Get the rock-solid fundamentals of rhythm, pitch and harmony with this easy-to-use book and CD pack. Learn the universal language used by all musicians, regardless of instrument. It includes concise, detailed explanations, illustrations and written exercises with full CD examples and practice drills. The book will teach you how to: construct scales, chords and intervals; identify major and minor key centres and common chord progressions; accurately play various rhythm feels and figures; and; learn the basic principles of form and compositional analysis.

Ear Training: The Complete Guide for All Musicians

This book and double CD pack takes you step by step through MI’s well-known Ear Training course. Complete lessons and analysis include: basic pitch matching * singing major and minor scales * identifying intervals * transcribing melodies and rhythm * identifying chords and progressions * seventh chords and the blues * modal interchange, chromaticism, modulation * and more! Learn to hear and to visualize on your instrument. Take your playing from good to great! Over 2 hours of practice exercises – with complete answers in the back.