Theory for Today’s Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today’s music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with clear explanations that link music theory to musical applications. The authors help prepare students by not only exploring how music theory works in art music, but how it functions within modern music, and why this knowledge will help them become better composers, music teachers, performers, and recording engineers.
On this companion website, you will find streaming audio examples discussed in the book. In conjunction with the textbook and workbook, these audio examples fill out a comprehensive, flexible foundation for the vital concepts needed to analyze music. Also provided here are interactive exercises that allow students to practice foundational theory skills, as well answers for the “Concept Check” and “Review and Reinforcement” features.Book Information Complimentary Exam Copy