Music Theory is Fun Book 3, is the third in the newly revised five-book series by Maureen Cox. Using an attractive layout with clear examples and illustrations together with activities to reinforce learning and understanding, this book covers in an easy step-by-step approach:
Major & minor key signatures 4 sharps or flats
Harmonic and melodic minor scales
Degrees of the scale, intervals, tonic triads
Simple and compound time signatures
Grouping notes & rests
Transposition at the octave
More than two ledger lines
Writing four-bar rhythms, anacrusis
At the end of the book there is a dictionary of musical terms and signs. In response to popular demand, Maureen Cox has added a new feature: a collection of puzzles and quizzes and a set of ten one-page tests of questions typically encountered in exams. A book of answers to the quizzes and test questions is forthcoming.
Maureen Cox is the author of the original THEORY IS FUN books - a series of five books popular among students and teachers for more than 25 years. That series is also published in North America by FJH Music under the title BLAST OFF WITH MUSIC THEORY. She is also the author of HARMONY IS FUN, presenting harmony at the keyboard in a step-by-step, straightforward way that is fun without being frivolous.
Maureen has now republished her 5-book series under the title MUSIC THEORY IS FUN. In response to requests from her readers, she has added to each book, puzzles, quizzes and 10 one-page tests of questions typically encountered in examinations
. Maureen Cox is an enthusiastic and gifted teacher who inspires her students to experience to joy and love she has for her subject.